Dave is a partner and Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department where he specializes in the resolution of complex environmental, real estate, zoning and business disputes. He represents property owners, real estate developers, commercial landlords and tenants, municipalities, and businesses and business owners in environmental cases involving contaminated properties and related enforcement matters, real estate and zoning disputes, and in cases involving commercial contracts, shareholder disputes, insurance coverage disputes and the enforcement of noncompetition agreements. Dave also represents property owners, developers and municipalities in local land use permitting matters. 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. 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 Editor and a frequent contributor to “On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog,” which provides news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law. Dave is active in the MetroWest and Boroughs+ community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the 495/MetroWest Partnership (Development) Committee.