David joined the firm in 2000, and is a shareholder working in the firm’s Real Estate and Business Department. He represents a broad client base of public and private sector entities including regional and national businesses and Fortune 500 companies. He has extensive experience working with townships, municipalities and other governmental agencies throughout southwest Ohio, as well as developers, architects, civil engineers, and other professionals associated with land development/redevelopment matters.
In the area of real estate development, David is typically involved in all facets of a project, from initial zoning review, contract preparation, financing, etc., through final governmental approvals for rezoning, site plan, variances, subdivision and permitting. Additionally he assists with drafting declarations, covenants, easements; creating homeowner and condominium associations; and handling construction related issues.
In other real estate and non real estate matters, David handles document drafting and review, contract drafting and negotiations, assists with due diligence, sets up appropriate business entities, public and private financing, advises on lien rights and resolution of lien disputes, and other legal matters that may arise. He also provides a full range of additional services for business owners, including business formation, business transactions, business succession, and estate planning. David is a frequent speaker at seminars about business, land use, zoning, and municipal law.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|40 Under 40 honoree||Dayton Business Journal||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2005|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Vice Chair||2015 - Present|
|Dayton Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Dayton School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Miami University of Ohio||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|