A seasoned business and tax attorney, Dave focuses his practice in the areas of joint ventures, structuring growth stage companies for equity infusion, creating and implementing incentive compensation arrangements, private securities offerings, taxation of C corporations and pass-through entities, corporate finance, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Dave also assists business owners with resolving complex business disputes.

Across a variety of different industries, including real estate development, logistics and transportation, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, business services, and technology, Dave represents sponsors and investors in connection with the formation of joint ventures, capital raising transactions, reorganizations, drafting and analysis of complex agreements, and structuring companies in leveraged and non-leveraged situations.

His past experience relates to administrative and regulatory actions, intellectual property, lending and secured transactions and corporate governance.

Dave is a frequent speaker on a variety of these topics, and he is well-connected to the local and national tax law community.


Capital University (J.D. summa cum laude), 1998

University of Georgia (B.A., Advertising), 1988


Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Tax Law), 2013–2023

Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Tax Law), 2022

Recipient, BTI M&A Client Service All-Stars, BTI Consulting Group, 2021

Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2007

Professional Activities

Former Chair, Business Tax Committee, Columbus Bar Association



Presentations & Publications

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David S. Jackson

Of Counsel
  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215 -4291


  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 1998
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association, (Tax Committee)
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