David M. Kall

Service Partner


Mr. Kall is the Chair of the Capital Markets Practice Group within McDonald Hopkins Co., LPA’s Business Department. As Chair of the Capital Markets Practice Group, Mr. Kall is responsible for counseling early and growth-stage companies, capital providers and entrepreneurs in a vast array of legal areas. Prior to joining the firm in 1996, Mr. Kall was a Senior Tax Manager at Coopers & Lybrand LLP.

Since joining the firm, Mr. Kall has developed extensive experience in working with clients on all matters and challenges facing them as it relates to the Capital Markets area including fund formation and structuring, securities and regulatory compliance, fund administration and transfer of fund interests, investments in portfolio companies and related issues, sophisticated financing transactions involving commercial secured and unsecured loans and loan syndications, public and private issuances of debt and equity securities, and corporate governance matters.

Mr. Kall’s approach to managing the Capital Markets Practice Group as an integrated, multidisciplinary practice is supplemented by his broad-based federal and state tax practice involving corporate, partnership and venture capital transactions, tax controversy, and domestic tax planning.

Mr. Kall was named a 2005 “Ohio Rising Star” by Ohio Super Lawyers® and Cincinnati Magazine and served as the President of the Tax Club of Cleveland (2006-2007). Since 2003, he has served as Cub Master for Cub Scout Pack 3265, Aurora, Ohio, and was Assistant Scout Master for Boys Scout of America, Troop 265, from 2006-2008.

Mr. Kall earned his J.D., with honors, from The Ohio State University College of Law and his B.A., summa cum laude from The Ohio State University.