David is a director who practices in McLane Middleton’s Real Estate, Corporate and Construction Law Practice Groups. He has substantial experience in all aspects of real estate ownership, development and finance, with an emphasis on land acquisition and disposition, leasing, title, and zoning matters. He represents national and international corporations, non-profits, developers, financial institutions, property managers, and individuals.
David’s practice includes serving as counsel to buyers, sellers, intermediaries, developers, condominium trustees, and lenders in real estate matters. He regularly negotiates commercial leases for landlords and tenants, and drafts related documents, including easements, purchase and sale agreements, construction contracts and condominium documents in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. David is approved title counsel for all major title insurers.
David’s corporate practice includes representation of public and private entities, including drafting transactional documents, including software, non-solicitation and non-compete software licensing agreements for technology firms.
David is a member of The Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts (REBA), where he serves as co-chair of the Publicity Committee. David previously served as co-chair of REBA’s Continuing Legal Education Committee, and is on REBA’s Condominium Law and Practice and Leasing subcommittees. David is also a member of the Boston Bar Association and New Hampshire Bar Association.
•Best Lawyers in America 2020 (Real Estate Law)
• Author, “Indemnification Clauses in Commercial Contracts (MA),” Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law, January 2020
Articles & Presentations
•COVID-19's Impact on New Hampshire Real Estate Transactions
•NH Evictions and Foreclosures
•COVID-19: Contractual Obligations and Non-Performance Due to Closure
•COVID-19: Help! Can I Still Buy My Dream House if the Registry of Deeds is Closed?
•Understanding Certificates of Insurance (North of Boston Business Magazine, Fall 2017)