Gregory W. Berger - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Gregory W. Berger

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Greg works closely with the Government Relations Group on representing clients before Congress and Treasury on significant tax policy and legislative issues. Greg has extensive experience in corporate and partnership taxation, state and local taxation and public finance. He is co-chair of the firm’s Tax Group and serves as a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee. Highly respected for his broad vision and extensive legal knowledge, Greg is a former member of the Brownstein Management Committee.

Greg's practice focuses on a wide range of tax matters, including acquisitions, joint ventures, real estate transactions, government affairs and private equity transactions, state and local taxation and tax-exempt financing. Greg has been involved in many of the significant legislative tax proposals in recent years, including the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, relief from cancellation of indebtedness, FIRPTA reform and distressed debt issues.

Additional Information

Court Admissions — U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Successfully developed and implemented strategies for C-level executive separations, including oversight of related investigations, then negotiated and litigated to favorable results issues related to the separation, including severance, equity-related transactions and other complex terms.

Represented a healthcare company in creating innovative new joint venture ownership structure for in vitro fertilization labs, leveraging best of breed technologies and best practices through licensing and management systems. Provided tax advice in connection with innovative corporate and business structure achieving business priorities while addressing competing requirements in areas of corporate, tax, insurance, consumer finance, and health care, including restrictions on corporate practice of medicine, fee splitting, self-referral, and anti-kickback.

Served as bond counsel for $10 million of privately placed municipal debt financing for an expansion of the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City, New Mexico.

University of ColoradoBA 1983University of Colorado School of LawJ.D. 1986New York University School of LawLL.M 1991
Gateway Regional Metropolitan District Cherry Creek Schools FoundationCorporate Partners Committee, Denver Museum of Nature and Science Parent PathwaysAmerican Bar Association Colorado Bar AssociationDenver Bar AssociationNational Association of Bond Lawyers

Office Location

410 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202-4432
United States

Practice Areas

Tax Law