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David B. Strong

David B. Strong

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Denver, CO, USA

David Strong (“Dave”) is a transactional tax partner with Morrison & Foerster LLP. Dave is the current co-chair of the firm’s global tax department and chair of its federal tax practice. He also serves as managing partner of the firm’s Denver office.

Dave works closely with transaction teams across the firm, including teams located in Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Washington D.C. Dave’s nationally-recognized areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital investments, restructurings, distressed situations, and initial public offerings and other types of capital markets transactions. Throughout his career, Dave has worked on transactions across a broad range of industries, including consumer, healthcare, manufacturing and industrial services, media and entertainment, mining and natural resources, real estate, technology, and internet and telecommunications.

Dave is the past chair of the Corporate Tax Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, and a frequent speaker on corporate and other tax matters at local, regional, and national seminars and continuing legal education programs. Dave is also an adjunct professor and member of the faculty at The University of Denver Law School (Graduate Tax Program), where he teaches a class on corporate reorganizations, spin-offs, recapitalizations, and restructurings.

Dave received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. Prior to moving to Denver, Dave worked for several years as both a transactional tax attorney and as an investment banker in New York City.


  • New York University School of Law (LL.M., 1997)
  • Stanford Law School (J.D., 1995)
  • University of Denver (BSBA, 1992)
David B. Strong is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Interesting Partnership Transactions of 2013 (PowerPoint slides) - The Partnership Tax Practice Series (2018 Edition), Thursday, August 16, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Interesting Corporate Transactions of the Past Year (PowerPoint slides) - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2018 , Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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