Overview

Spanning over two decades, David’s practice includes all areas of commercial real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, condominium development, joint ventures, and financing. David is a respected leader in the real estate industry. Clients often call him to work on complex and high-profile projects in Boston, the New England region, and nationally. His clients include developers, institutional landlords, life sciences and high-tech companies, utility companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.

His areas of emphasis include:

  • Leasing: Advising landlords and tenants in commercial lease transactions, with expertise in life sciences leasing, ground lease development projects, build-to-suit leases, and lease enforcement matters.
  • Acquisitions/Dispositions: Representing institutional owners and investors, as well as governmental agencies, in acquisitions and dispositions, including particularly hard to develop parcels with historic preservation, hazardous waste, and other challenging issues.
  • Condominiums: Serving as condominium counsel on some of Boston’s most complex and largest condominium projects, involving a mix of uses, including residential, hotel, office, and retail uses.
  • Development: Representing developers before zoning boards of appeal and other permit granting authorities, including the Boston Planning & Development Agency, on a range of projects, including hotel refurbishment projects, utility facilities, and residential and commercial developments.

BEYOND THE OFFICE

David lives in Concord, Massachusetts with his wife and two children and dog.

Credentials

Education

Cornell Law School, J.D. 1999 cum laude

Tufts University, B.A. 1993

Admissions

Massachusetts

Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America©, Real Estate Law,  2016-2022

Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2007-2010

Chambers USA, 2007

Experience

  • Represents a leading international developer of real estate for the life sciences industry in the leasing of laboratory and office premises in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Serves as condominium counsel on some of the most complex mixed-use condominium projects in Boston.
  • Represents the investment management company of a leading university in Cambridge, Massachusetts with respect to its real estate portfolio.
  • Serves as one of the lead partners on the firm's representation of an international utility company regarding various real estate transactional matters.
  • Represents various technology and life sciences companies in the leasing and subleasing of office and laboratory space in Boston, Cambridge and throughout the U.S.

Insights

Spanning over two decades, David’s practice includes all areas of commercial real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, condominium development, joint ventures, and financing. David is a respected leader in the real estate industry. Clients often call him to work on complex and high-profile projects in Boston, the New England region, and nationally. His clients include developers, institutional landlords, life sciences and high-tech companies, utility companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.

His areas of emphasis include:

  • Leasing: Advising landlords and tenants in commercial lease transactions, with expertise in life sciences leasing, ground lease development projects, build-to-suit leases, and lease enforcement matters.
  • Acquisitions/Dispositions: Representing institutional owners and investors, as well as governmental agencies, in acquisitions and dispositions, including particularly hard to develop parcels with historic preservation, hazardous waste, and other challenging issues.
  • Condominiums: Serving as condominium counsel on some of Boston’s most complex and largest condominium projects, involving a mix of uses, including residential, hotel, office, and retail uses.
  • Development: Representing developers before zoning boards of appeal and other permit granting authorities, including the Boston Planning & Development Agency, on a range of projects, including hotel refurbishment projects, utility facilities, and residential and commercial developments.

BEYOND THE OFFICE

David lives in Concord, Massachusetts with his wife and two children and dog.

Education

Cornell Law School, J.D. 1999 cum laude

Tufts University, B.A. 1993

Admissions

Massachusetts

The Best Lawyers in America©, Real Estate Law,  2016-2022

Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2007-2010

Chambers USA, 2007

  • Represents a leading international developer of real estate for the life sciences industry in the leasing of laboratory and office premises in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Serves as condominium counsel on some of the most complex mixed-use condominium projects in Boston.
  • Represents the investment management company of a leading university in Cambridge, Massachusetts with respect to its real estate portfolio.
  • Serves as one of the lead partners on the firm's representation of an international utility company regarding various real estate transactional matters.
  • Represents various technology and life sciences companies in the leasing and subleasing of office and laboratory space in Boston, Cambridge and throughout the U.S.