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Dave specializes in the resolution of complex real estate, environmental and business disputes. He represents developers, property owners, and commercial landlords and tenants in real estate, environmental, zoning and leasing disputes. He also represents businesses, business owners and employers in cases involving commercial contracts, business torts, shareholder disputes, the enforcement of non-competition agreements, and the defense of employment discrimination and sexual harassment claims.

Dave appears regularly in the state and federal courts in Massachusetts and in arbitration proceedings before the American Arbitration Association and JAMS. Dave has been named a "Rising Star" by Boston magazine and Law & Politics every year since 2008. In 2005, he was selected by the Worcester Business Journal as one of "40 under Forty" professionals honored for their professional excellence and community service.

Dave is active in the MetroWest community. He is the Chair-Elect of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the 495/MetroWest Partnership, and the Advisory Board for the MetroWest Economic Research Center at Framingham State University.

Dave is also Editor of "On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog," and a frequent contributor providing news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law.

Specialties: Real estate, environmental and business litigation.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 25%

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Mirick O'Connell DeMallie & Lougee

1800 W Park Dr Ste 400
Westborough, MA, 01581-3960


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarBoston Magazine and Law & Politics2012
Rising StarBoston Magazine and Law & Politics2011
Rising StarBoston Magazine and Law & Politics2010
Rising StarBoston Magazine and Law & Politics2009
Rising StarBoston Magazine and Law & Politics2008
40 Under FortyWorcester Business Journal2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Southborough Economic Development CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Marlborough Regional Chamber of CommerceChair-Elect, Board of Drectors2012 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
495 MetroWest PartnershipBoard of Directors2011 - Present
MetroWest Economic Research CenterAdvisory Board Member2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Worcester County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law BlogNearly Two Dozen Articles on Real Estate, Environmental and Land Use Issues2013
Massachusetts Bar Association Section Review, 11, no.1Superior Court Standing Order 1:09: New Rules Promote Transparency in Written Discovery2009
Massachusetts Bar Association Section Review, 8, no. 2The Application of the Massachusetts Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege in Employment Cases2006
Massachusetts Bar Association Section Review, 7, no. 1Covenants Not to Compete After Boulanger2005
Worcester Business JournalA Matter of Trust: The Impact of Fiduciary Duty on Private Companies (with James C. Donnelly, Jr.)2005
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. ("MCLE")"Hit the Books: Statutory Defenses to Contract" in Legal Ways to Get Out of a Contract (with Joan O. Vorster)2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
23rd Massachusetts Land Conservation ConferenceMassachusetts Brownfields Act: Reinventing the Uban Core2013
Annual Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits SeminarEmployment Litigation Update2009
Mirick O'Connell Seminar SeriesManaging Risks in Private Companies2005