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David Crandall


645 South Cache Street, Suite 100, P.O. Box 68, Jackson, WY 83001
222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Since 1987, Dave 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.

Dave 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.


  • Extensive experience with corporate entities in tax planning, tax compliance, and structuring transactions to minimize tax obligations.
  • Works with corporations (including both C and S corporations), tax-exempt entities, limited liability companies, and partnerships.
  • Represents taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service at both the audit and appellate levels.


Bar Admissions


  • Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide: Private Wealth Law - Colorado, 2016-2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Trusts and Estates – Denver, 2016, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, 2010-2023; Litigation – Trusts and Estates, 2017-2023
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Law Week Colorado, Barrister’s Best, People's Choice: Best Tax Lawyer, 2021
  • Denver Five Star Wealth Manager

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • University of Denver, Graduate Tax Program, Adjunct Professor
  • Holland & Hart, Former Practice Group Leader, 2010-2016
  • Holland & Hart, Former Management Committee Member
  • Holland & Hart, Former Private Client Chair

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