David D. Sherwood - McDermott Will & Emery


David D. Sherwood focuses his practice on a broad range of domestic tax issues affecting corporations, joint ventures and their owners, including the tax treatment of spin-offs and other restructurings, consolidated returns, the availability of deductions on the worthlessness or other disposition of stock, and the formation of investment partnerships, real estate partnerships, corporate joint ventures and multinational group internal partnerships.

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  • Advised a multinational client on a spin-off, including drafting of tax sharing agreement
  • Structured the formation of a privately held investment fund with approximately $250 million of equity capital
  • Advised a client on the availability of an ordinary worthless stock deduction on the stock of a subsidiary with multiple classes of stock owned by minority shareholders

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  • BTI Client Service All-Star 2017


  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar


Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude, 1998
Harvard University, MA, Economics, 1996
Columbia University, BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1993

District of Columbia

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