OVERVIEW

An experienced, well-rounded commercial lawyer and business leader, David Blumberg is an attorney in Bernkopf’s Commercial Real Estate Practice Group. Prior to joining Bernkopf, David served as a senior business manager and in-house counsel for a major, fullservice commercial real estate development and management firm with 11 million square feet of commercial property in Greater Boston. During his sixteen-year tenure, David handled and oversaw the legal staff for leasing, operational and transactional matters. He has deep expertise with commercial leasing for all asset classes and myriad property management questions.

David provides practical advice to real estate firms and tenants alike, because he has first-hand experience with the business risks they face. His diverse background, which include practice in the corporate departments of sizable, sophisticated law firms, enables him to advise clients on a range of topics, from zoning and permitting to mergers and acquisitions to litigation strategies to eviction/collection practices. His approachable demeanor makes David equally comfortable relating to business owners, managers, sales staff and in-house counsel. Clients of all sizes benefit from David’s constructive guidance and wise counsel in general corporate and real estate matters.

A long-time Medford resident, David served for many years as a member of the city’s Community Development Board. He is a former law clerk at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and a U.S Army veteran.

Credentials

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., magna cum laude
  • The Ohio State University, B.A., 1991, cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire (inactive)

 

 

Clerkships

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, MA, Justice Roderick L. Ireland, September 1998-August 1999

Recognition

  • Influence of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on State High Court Decision Making, 1982- 1997: A Study in Horizontal Federalism, 61 Albany Law Review 1583-1624 (1998)
  • Habeas Leaps from the Pan and Into the Fire: Jacobs v. Scott and the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, 61 Albany Law Review 557-594 (1997)
  • Albany Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 1997-1998
  • U.S. Army officer, active duty, Ft. Ord, CA and Ft. Drum, NY

Memberships & Activities

Associations
Former Community Development (Planning) Board Member, Medford, MA 2019-2023

Community Involvement
Former Community Development (Planning) Board Member, Medford, MA 2019-2023

An experienced, well-rounded commercial lawyer and business leader, David Blumberg is an attorney in Bernkopf’s Commercial Real Estate Practice Group. Prior to joining Bernkopf, David served as a senior business manager and in-house counsel for a major, fullservice commercial real estate development and management firm with 11 million square feet of commercial property in Greater Boston. During his sixteen-year tenure, David handled and oversaw the legal staff for leasing, operational and transactional matters. He has deep expertise with commercial leasing for all asset classes and myriad property management questions.

David provides practical advice to real estate firms and tenants alike, because he has first-hand experience with the business risks they face. His diverse background, which include practice in the corporate departments of sizable, sophisticated law firms, enables him to advise clients on a range of topics, from zoning and permitting to mergers and acquisitions to litigation strategies to eviction/collection practices. His approachable demeanor makes David equally comfortable relating to business owners, managers, sales staff and in-house counsel. Clients of all sizes benefit from David’s constructive guidance and wise counsel in general corporate and real estate matters.

A long-time Medford resident, David served for many years as a member of the city’s Community Development Board. He is a former law clerk at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and a U.S Army veteran.

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., magna cum laude
  • The Ohio State University, B.A., 1991, cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire (inactive)

 

 

Associations
Former Community Development (Planning) Board Member, Medford, MA 2019-2023

Community Involvement
Former Community Development (Planning) Board Member, Medford, MA 2019-2023