Dave Johnson is Managing Director in Leo Berwick’s US M&A Tax group. He’s served clients in the Midwest and nationally for over ten years. He leverages his technical expertise to help corporate and private equity clients with tax due diligence, tax structuring, and tax modeling on buy-side and sell-side transactions. Dave has developed expertise in Subchapter K concerning mergers and acquisitions and advises his clients through the entire deal lifecycle. Before joining Leo, Dave was a Senior Manager at a Big 4’s Chicago office.


  • DePaul Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
    • MS, Taxation Quinlan School of Business
  • Loyola University Chicago
    • MBA, Finance and Economics
  • University of Richmond – Robins School of Business
    • BS, Business Administration, Economics

Licenses and/or Bar Admission(s)


  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois