Darren C. McHugh

  • (949) 823-6880

Darren C. McHugh is a shareholder in Stradling’s Tax and Public Finance practice groups.

Darren’s practice focuses on the federal tax treatment of municipal debt issuances, including structuring debt issuances and lease financings, representing public agencies and conduit borrowers in tax controversy matters (including audits and closing agreement requests) and assisting issuers and conduit borrowers with post-issuance compliance matters. Additionally, he serves as special tax counsel to issuers, conduit borrowers and other law firms in tax and public finance engagements.


  • University of Denver Law School, J.D., Order of St. Ives
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver, M.Acc., Emphasis on Taxation
  • University of Northern Colorado, B.A., cum laude

Memberships & Associations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American Bar Association (Taxation Sections)
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Texas

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • District of Colorado