David Strong (“Dave”) is a transactional tax partner with Morrison & Foerster LLP. Dave is based in the firm’s Denver office and works closely with transaction teams across the firm, including teams located in New York, San Francisco, and Palo Alto. 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, health care, manufacturing and industrial services, media and entertainment, mining and natural resources, real estate, technology, and internet and telecommunications.
Dave currently serves as the chair of the Corporate Tax Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association. Dave is also a frequent speaker on corporate and other tax matters at local, regional, and national seminars and continuing legal education programs.
In addition to his leadership position within the American Bar Association, Dave is an active member of the Tax Sections of the New York and Colorado bar associations, and has been involved in the Denver Business Forum, Denver Metro “Chamber 100,” and the New York Legal Aid Society. Dave has also served as president and as a board member of the Denver Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.
Dave received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he served as associate editor of the Stanford Law Review, and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University, where he served as graduate editor of the Tax Law Review. Prior to moving to Denver, Mr. Strong worked for several years as both a transactional tax attorney and as an investment banker in New York City.