Thought Leadership / News
October 10, 2012 
 Press Releases
Gair Elected to Board of Directors for AVANCE, Inc.

David Gair, a tax associate at Gray Reed &McGraw, was elected to the national board of directors for AVANCE, Inc. Gair will work with a strong team dedicated to providing early childhood and parenting education to low-income, at-risk Hispanic communities throughout the U.S.

Gair is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and focuses on tax matters and tax litigation in the United States Tax Court, United States Court of Federal Claims, the United States Bankruptcy Courts and the United States District Courts. Gair's representation involves complex international and domestic civil and criminal matters. He also does a significant amount of administrative controversy work. This often involves representation of clients who are under criminal investigation, a civil audit or who have serious IRS collection concerns. Gair's practice also involves tax planning for entrepreneurs and businesses. This planning is holistic in nature and involves examining solutions that best serve the client from the myriad of taxation, liability concerns, and other regulatory issues.

Since 1973, AVANCE has been committed to providing innovative education and family support services to predominately Hispanic families in underprivileged communities. Dedicated to promoting school readiness and supporting family engagement AVANCE proudly serves as a national model and best practice of early childhood education for parents, teachers, the scientific community and general public.

About Gray Reed & McGraw

Founded in 1985, Gray Reed & McGraw is a full-service, Texas based law firm with more than 120 lawyers practicing in Dallas, Houston and Tyler. Gray Reed & McGraw offers a wide range of legal services including business litigation, corporate transactions, oil & gas, tax planning and litigation, real estate, healthcare, trusts and estates, employment law, family law, intellectual property, and bankruptcy. For more information, visit