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Scott A Dondershine

About Me

Scott A. Dondershine is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and began his career in public accounting for a big eight CPA firm. Scott's client base includes start-up and emerging technology companies, government contractors, non-profit companies and individuals. He concentrates his practice in the areas of business, tax and estate planning law.


Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    21 years
  2. Business: 35%
    21 years
  3. Tax: 15%
    21 years
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    21 years
  5. Employment & Labor: 5%
    21 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

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    Scott was a huge help in navigating the tax issues related to a large and complex business sale.


    Declan Leonard Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. I had the pleasure of working with Scott on a very time sensitive tax matter. Scott jumped right in and was able to effectively analyze the problem and provide sound legal advice.


    Nicholas Johnson
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

12355 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 650
Reston, VA, 20191-3458


DCActive 199505/24/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199403/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Power Players FinalistSmart CEO Magazine2014
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerDavid, Brody & Dondershine, LLP1999 - Present
AttorneyMcGuffie Handal1994 - 1999
Law Student InternMartinez Sandoval1992 - 1993
AuditorArthur Andersen & Co. Cpa's1989 - 1991
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tysons TunnelSecretary2009 - 2010
Quality of Life PlusSecretary2006 - 2014
McLean Chamber of CommerceDirector2003 - 2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawCorporate & Tax LawJD - Juris Doctor1994
American UniversityAccounting and MISBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Monthly UpdateEstate Planning Concepts in an Age of Uncertainty2009
13th Annual Government Contracting UpdatePhantom Stock and Other Equity Incentives for Key Employees2008
Update LuncheonEstate Planning 1012001