David E. Crandall - Holland & Hart LLP

David E. Crandall

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 303-295-8335

Since 1987, Mr. Crandall has developed innovative solutions to help businesses and individuals manage their wealth and reduce their potential tax liabilities. He focuses his practice on wealth transfer planning and large trust administration for clients with estates worth more than $100 million. He also counsels clients on tax controversy and business succession planning.

Mr. Crandall has implemented more than 150 sophisticated wealth transfer and estate plans for clients all across the west. His background as an income tax attorney provides him with an understanding of the larger context in which private client matters exist.

In addition to his private client work, Mr. Crandall has extensive experience with corporate entities in tax planning, tax compliance, and structuring transactions to minimize tax obligations. He works with corporations (including both C and S corporations), tax-exempt entities, limited liability companies, and partnerships. Mr. Crandall also frequently represents taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service at both the audit and appellate levels.

Mr. Crandall is the chair of Holland & Hart's tax group. Prior to assuming this role, he served as a member of the firm's management committee. He also previously chaired Holland & Hart's private client practice. Mr. Crandall regularly lectures on topics related to wealth transfer planning and large trust administration.

Brigham Young UniversityBS University of Denver LL.M Cornell Law SchoolJ.D.

Client Comments

"Dave Crandall has the experience, confidence, judgment, and technical tax knowledge necessary to be an especially effective advocate on behalf of his clients. He quickly understands and appreciates the issues and hurdles presented by complex tax and family wealth dynamics, and he efficiently guides families in making important tax and wealth transfer decisions. He is also a superb partner with his clients' others advisors, and his openness to working with and soliciting input from a team of advisors makes him even more valuable to his clients."

"David is an extremely knowledgeable estate planner and perceptive client representative."

Office Location

555 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80202-3979
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Denver Metro Area
David E. Crandall has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Other Information

Gender: Male