David Nirenberg is a partner in Chapman's Tax Department. His practice focuses on securitizations, taxable and tax-exempt derivative financial products, including tender option bond trusts, debt and equity capital markets transactions, investment funds, banks and securities dealers, choice of entity, and withholding tax issues.

David has extensive experience representing clients in tax matters involving CLOs, asset- and mortgage-backed securities, municipal and taxable bond repackagings, REMICs, and credit and equity derivatives. He also advises clients on a variety of cross-border taxation issues, including PFICs and FATCA. David has played a significant role in the structuring of a wide variety of innovative financial products in both domestic and cross-border markets.

David has also written and lectured extensively in the area of financial products. He is the co-author of Federal Income Taxation of Securitization Transactions and Related Topics (4th ed. 2011, 5th ed. May 2018). David has been ranked as a Chambers USA leading lawyer in the area of tax since 2019.


New York


Columbia University Law School, J.D.

Boston University Questrom School of Business, M.B.A.

Cornell University, B.S.


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