Donald Board advises business entities and individuals on a broad range of federal, state and international tax matters. A native of the Washington D.C. area, he received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his law degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review. He subsequently received an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University. Following law school, Donald served as law clerk to Judge Henry J. Friendly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City.
Prior to joining Wood LLP, Donald spent 15 years as a tax lawyer with a large international law firm. His experience includes designing tax-efficient structures for complex mergers and acquisitions, restructuring businesses to facilitate transition planning and the implementation of sophisticated compensation arrangements, obtaining innovative rulings from the IRS on controversial matters and representing businesses and individual taxpayers in disputes with federal and state tax authorities. Donald also has experience as a general corporate lawyer and was for some years an associate professor of law at Boston University School of Law, where he taught courses on business law.