David assists clients with a variety of commercial, corporate and tax law matters.

David has experience serving corporate and individual clients in multiple states, assisting with a variety of transactional and controversy matters. He has worked with both publicly- and privately-held companies, particularly within the retail, technology, financial and healthcare industries. David works to offer practical support in business transactions, financing, planning and tax issues.

Prior to joining Fredrikson, David served as senior associate at a public accounting firm in Minneapolis as a member of its State and Local Tax consulting group. There, he was involved with writing administrative appeals and providing multi-state taxability guidance to resolve a variety of income and indirect tax matters.

David enjoys employing a collaborative approach when working with clients, seeking to understand business needs and industry realities in serving as both legal counselor and business advisor.




  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2014
  • North Dakota State University, B.S., 2011, summa cum laude


  • North Dakota, 2015
  • Minnesota, 2015
  • Wisconsin, 2014


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024
  • North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2020

Civic & Professional

Professional Activities

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Tax Law Section
  • The Federalist Society, Minnesota Lawyers Chapter, Executive Board Member

News & Insights

Publications & Presentations

"North Dakota Loosens Corporate Farming Restrictions," FredNews, July 6, 2023

Co-Author, “Give Your Business a Sales Tax Check Up,” Fargo INC! Magazine, July 2022

Co-Author, “Agricultural Distress and Possible Solutions – How North Dakota’s Farmers Can Sow Seeds for a Financial Turnaround,” Fargo INC! Magazine, December 2020

Co-Presenter, "State and Local Tax Implications of International Tax Reform and the CARES Act," The State Tax Webinar Series, hosted by Fredrikson & Byron and Minnesota Society of CPAs, June 11, 2020

Co-Author, “COVID-19 And Contracts: Is The Pandemic Considered An ‘Act Of God?’Fargo INC!, June 2020

Co-Presenter, “State Impacts and Minnesota’s Non-Conformity – What Business Owners Must Know and Do,” MN CLE, August 28, 2018

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