David Goett is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Palo Alto office and a member of the Tax Transactions & Consulting practice. He works with banks on the tax aspects of domestic and international capital markets offerings and also has experience with restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, real estate investment trusts and joint ventures. David is recommended for financial products tax by Legal 500 US 2017.


  • Advising Patrick Drahi’s BidFair on acquisition of Sotheby’s.


Boston College, BA

University of California, Los Angeles, MA, Mathematics

New York University School of Law, JD

Robert McKay Scholar

New York University School of Law, LLM, Taxation


  • New York