An attorney at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, David Swanson has been a partner in the corporate practice group since 1998, chair of the Cooperative Law practice group and co-c hair of the Project Development & Finance group. For over 30 years, his practice has focused on cooperatives large and small, assisting with legal issues unique to cooperatives, including tax and securities issues. Dave has also assisted clients in connection with organizational issues, project development, financing and transactions. His client base has covered many cooperative sectors, including agricultural, rural electric cooperatives, consumer cooperatives and purchasing cooperatives, as well as cooperative financial institutions. Dave also serves on the boards of several cooperatives and cooperative oriented non - profits, including the National Cooperative Bank, National Cooperative Business Association, Cooperative Development Services (MN), Northcountry Cooperative Foundation (a ROC affiliate in MN), and the Ralph K Morris Foundation. He also served on the Shared Capital Cooperative board from 2001 to 2017.