Gregory W. Berger

Firm: Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Location: Denver - CO

  • 410 Seventeenth Street Suite 2200
    Denver, Colorado 80202-4432
  • Tel : 303.223.1100
  • Fax : 303.223.0958

More than 30 years of experience in tax matters. Navigates legislative challenges to help clients form tax strategies. Structures joint ventures for M&A deals.

As co-chair of Brownstein’s Tax Group, Greg Berger helps clients navigate tax elements related to corporate transactions and tax policy. He regularly collaborates with his colleagues in the government relations group to represent clients before Congress and Treasury on noteworthy tax policy and legislative issues. Over the years, Greg has played an instrumental role in significant legislative tax proposals such as the CARES Act, the creation of Opportunity Zones in the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, the Small Business Job Acts of 2010, FIRPTA reform and distressed debt issues.

Greg counsels clients on the nuances of a wide range of tax matters including corporate and partnership taxation, opportunity zone fund structuring, joint ventures, acquisitions, real estate transactions, private equity transactions, state and local taxation and public finance. His ability to look at the big picture and extensive legal knowledge make him an asset to companies across all industries.

Greg previously served as chair of the firm’s Corporate & Business Department.



Greg Berger co-chairs the firm’s tax group and regularly advises clients on the tax elements of corporate transactions. “He is extremely smart and knowledgeable in tax matters,” comments a source.  – Chambers USA, 2020

5280 Top Lawyers, 2022-2023

Law Week Colorado, Barrister’s Best “Best Tax Lawyer,” 2020-2021

Chambers USA, 2020-2022

Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2023

Colorado Super Lawyers, 2010-2013, 2018-2020

Staff Editor, University of Colorado Law Review

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

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That’s why we’ve positioned ourselves at the intersection of law, business and policy to bring a multidisciplinary strategy to every issue. Whether we’re applying our deep legal knowledge to navigate the matter at hand, thinking through strategic business implications to better understand your organization’s goals or employing our powerful policy know-how to help you uncover new opportunities—we always consider all three of these critical angles to see your issues holistically. This 360-degree perspective has enabled us to cultivate long-standing relationships across these individual fields—and as your partner, we’ll bring the benefits of this wide-ranging network back to you.

Tax issues impact every aspect of your business. Increasing regulation and enforcement, complex rules and shifting tax reforms make operating in the marketplace complicated for many businesses. You need a legal partner that understands the minutia of tax law and uses it to your advantage.

Meet Brownstein. We are business-savvy, experienced across the spectrum of tax issues—many of us hold advanced degrees in tax disciplines—and at the forefront of changing tax legislation and reforms. Our Tax Law team understands the symbiotic relationship between tax laws and business transactions. Driven by your business objectives, we identify tax-efficient structures that both minimize your exposure and maximize your return. We bring an aptitude in the structuring of a broad range of complex deals, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate and private equity transactions. Our integrated team also includes policy professionals who provide you with real-time insight into the legislative and regulatory risks related to tax policy and your business.