David, who is a co-Managing Partner in the firm, has over thirty years of experience in commercial and residential real estate matters, including conveyances, leasing, for-profit and non-profit development projects, and commercial lending.

His practice focuses on a broad array of commercial and residential real estate transactions and general corporate matters. He represents many local banks and regional developers, handles hundreds of residential real estate closings each year, and is often the lead attorney on major regional commercial deals and developments. He is also an agent for several of the major title insurance companies. Aside from his work on behalf of for-profit entities and individuals, David represents many of the developers of non-profit affordable housing in the Pioneer Valley, having handled the closings for the creation or rehabilitation of over one thousand affordable housing units. This work has included closing both state and federal low-income housing tax credit financing for recent projects with development budgets between $20 million and $80 million. His other work with non-profit organizations includes the development of facilities for vocational training, substance abuse rehabilitation, and transitional housing for the homeless and for victims of domestic violence.

David currently serves as the Chair of the Northampton Zoning Board of Appeals and formerly served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Hampshire Regional YMCA. He has been a member of the Property Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association and a Trustee of the Forbes Library in Northampton, and he is a former Director of New Century Theatre and the Nonotuck Community Child Care Center. A commercial pilot with an Airline Transport Pilot license, David is also an FAA Certificated Flight Instructor.

David was the recipient of the 2012 Massachusetts Bar Association Community Service Award, the 2008 Forbes Library Trustees’ Award, and the 2003 Award for Commitment to Affordable Housing given by Valley Community Development Corporation. 

A graduate of Northampton High School, David holds a bachelor's degree with honors from Yale University and received his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. A Life Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, David is admitted to the Massachusetts and Connecticut bars. David and his family live in Northampton.