David Rubenstein is a counsel in the firm's Real Estate practice. He focuses on land development issues, especially as they relate to residential subdivisions, condominiums, and data centers. David’s practice has encompassed all aspects of real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions, development, joint ventures, leasing, financing, easements, property management, and subdivisions. He has represented major institutional landlords, small businesses, and individuals in addressing their real estate needs. In addition to his general focus on development work, David is one of just a handful of lawyers in Washington State with expertise in condominium creation and the recently enacted Washington Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act, which governs the creation and management of both residential and nonresidential common ownership communities. David also has significant experience with entity structuring, real estate investment syndication, and corporate matters.
Prior to joining the firm, David served as a senior associate at a boutique Seattle firm where he focused his practice on real estate purchase and sale agreements, property management agreements, easements, leasing and subleasing, landlord and tenant disputes, commercial transactions, real estate acquisition, and various corporate matters.
- Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law in Seattle, 2024
When not practicing law, David enjoys tinkering with computer code, cycling, and perfecting his Neapolitan pizza technique.
- AEDPA's Ratchet: Invoking the Miranda Right to Counsel after the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, 86 WASH. L. REV. 905 (2011).