David is a results-oriented transactional attorney with a focus in real estate and public finance.


David assists a wide range of clients in all phases of purchasing, selling, and leasing land and commercial building space. He excels at solving a wide range of complex legal problems involving, for example, restrictive covenants, mineral title issues, and land use concerns.

During law school, David gained invaluable experience as an extern to the Honorable Jeffrey J. Keyes of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Prior to practicing law, David served as a compliance manager for a large public health care company. During his tenure, David came to appreciate the growing gap between law and business and currently strives to bridge that gap to meet his clients’ needs.


David assists a national developer in multimillion dollar acquisitions of raw land and finished lots for residential development.

He works with the owner of a large urban commercial property in leasing building space to achieve maximum occupancy.

David advises an international crop nutrition firm in connection with a multi-phased acquisition of agricultural land valued at over $100 million.

He worked closely with a publicly held company in leasing agricultural land to establish and grow its solar energy portfolio.

David advised a privately held company on land use restrictions applicable to an extensive residential and commercial development plan.

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar association

American Bar Association

Jungle Theater Board of Directors

Mitchell Hamline School of Law Alumni Board


  • Minnesota, 2016
  • Arizona, 2020


Mitchell Hamline School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2016

  • William Mitchell Law Review, Editor, 2014-15
  • Multiple CALI Excellence for the Future Awards

University of Minnesota, M.S., Health Services Research, Policy, and Administration, 2008

  • Delta Omega National Honorary Society

University of Wisconsin, B.A., with honors, 1997

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