David S. Kovsky


  • David S. Kovsky
  • Phone: +1 215 979 1960
    Fax: +1 215 754 4150

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    30 South 17th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196

David S. Kovsky advises clients on the full spectrum of complex estate planning matters, including wills, trusts, closely held businesses, charitable trusts, private foundations and wealth transfer tax planning. He also advises fiduciaries with respect to estate and trust administration.

Mr. Kovsky’s clients include business owners, executives and professionals in a broad array of private and public companies. He has experience representing clients involved in real estate, technology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, private equity and hedge funds, transportation and energy.

Mr. Kovsky is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law (LL.M., 2006), Tulane Law School (J.D., 2005) and the University of Michigan (B.S., 2002).

Areas of Practice

  • Private Client Services

  • Public & Private Companies

  • Real Estate Owners & Developers

  • Technology

  • Life Sciences

  • Family Offices, Banks, & Trust Companies


  • Pennsylvania
  • New York


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, LL.M. (Tax), 2006
  • Tulane Law School, J.D., 2005
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2002


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2019-present
  • Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
    - Partner, 2014-2019
  • Chamberlain Hrdlicka
    - Senior Counsel, 2012-2014
  • Cozen O’Connor
    - Associate, 2009-2012
  • WolfBlock LLP
    - Associate, 2006-2009

Professional Activities

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
    - Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Philadelphia Estate Planning Council

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Anti-Defamation League Glass Leadership Institute

  • MS Society
    - Leaders Circle