David is a nationally-recognized expert on tax credit programs. He provides advice to investors, community development entities and qualified businesses regarding New Markets Tax Credits, historic rehabilitation tax credits, renewable energy tax credits, property assessed clean energy (PACE) programs and rural jobs initiatives.
He has represented clients in a range of litigation matters, including the successful resolution of a $2.5 million dram shop case. When possible, he prefers to settle cases without litigation and only litigate when necessary to protect his clients’ interests.
Early Life and Education
David Lutz was born in Effingham, IL to Lester Arthur and Ruby (Nation) Lutz.
David was raised in a family that traveled the globe to pursue their athletic goals. He played football, basketball and baseball for Thomasville, Ga.; East Stroudsburg State College; and Plymouth, England.
He earned a degree in business and then continued on to law school at Seattle University, where he founded Lutz Law Offices, P.S.
David is a proud graduate of Seattle University School of Law and has been practicing law in the Washington State Bar Association for over two decades. As an experienced attorney, his clients know him to be genuine, approachable, and an excellent problem-solver. David specializes in family law with offices located in Tacoma and Federal Way.
David Lutz is a certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator with extensive professional experience advising domestic and international institutions in the emerging area of decentralized finance. As founder of Advantage Digital Advisors, he brings his unique business perspective to this practice area.
He values compassion, integrity and an uncompromising standard of quality and service. He finds joy in witnessing the positive change made on his partners’ lives and strives for collaborative success.
He is a trusted adviser to investors, community development entities and qualified businesses on state and federal tax credit programs nationwide. His expertise encompasses New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC), historic rehabilitation tax credits, renewable energy tax credits, property assessed clean energy (PACE) and rural jobs programs; in addition to being an experienced speaker on legal, finance and tax matters associated with these initiatives.
Achievements and Honors
David Lutz has achieved much in his life. He has worked for various companies across various fields and made tremendous contributions to his community.
He is currently a partner at Bowman and Brooke LLP, where his expertise includes product liability litigation, mass torts cases, warranty litigation and more.
He is also a member of Bowman and Brooke’s Asbestos Practice Group and volunteers as an attorney for Dakota County Legal Assistance.
He has been awarded Eastern Mennonite University’s President’s Award, which is the highest athletic honor given out to student-athletes. This accolade recognizes academic achievement, athletic contribution, Christian commitment, leadership qualities and campus involvement.
David is an experienced trial lawyer, with a specialty in family law. A graduate of Seattle University Law School, David is personable and easy to talk to; his natural problem-solving skills will ensure you have someone on your side every step of the way.
He has successfully defended personal injury claims and bad faith automobile insurance cases. His work has earned him recognition from The Best Lawyers in America as the 2013 Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year for Harrisburg, PA and regular selection to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers lists.
David practices in the areas of real estate and banking law, with a specialty in navigating complex legal matters related to tax credit programs such as New Markets Tax Credits, historic rehabilitation tax credits and renewable energy tax credits. He serves as an invaluable advisor to investors, community development entities, developers, syndicators and lenders alike.
David Lutz is a retired American football player who played in the National Football League (NFL).
The NFL salary cap is currently around $175 million, meaning superstar players enjoy highly compensated salaries.
He earned a total of $22,500,000 during his NFL career. Additionally, he was part of the Super Bowl winning team in 1995.
He is currently the head of financial advisory firm Lutz Financial in Washington State, providing services such as financial planning, investment management and wealth management.
David Lutz is a man of great wealth, but he also has a family. He is married to Brittany Gonzales and they share two children together.