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David Walker is a member of the Real Estate Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office. David focuses his practice on a broad range of commercial real estate transactions on behalf of developers, institutional investors, private equity funds, and others. He has represented clients in connection with real property acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture agreements and secured financings, as well as in the management, leasing and development of office, retail, and industrial projects.

David honed private sector experience as associate general counsel for Rubenstein Partners, a Philadelphia-based private equity real estate investment management and advisory firm, where he routinely oversaw the acquisition, financing, and development of hundreds of millions of dollars in new equity and debt investments.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented private equity fund in its acquisition and financing of a $160 million office building located in Stamford, Connecticut, including the structuring and negotiation of additional investments in the property by several co-investors.°
  • Represented private equity fund in its acquisition and redevelopment of two suburban office campuses outside of Indianapolis, Indiana, totaling more than 2.3 million square feet of office space.°
  • Represented major industrial and office REIT in the drafting and negotiation of office leases in 16 building campus located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including several build-to-suit leases.°
  • Led a team of attorneys in a ground-up leasing of some 775,000-square foot mixed-use development project in Center City Philadelphia, a venture that included negotiating the leases of several national retailers.°
  • Served as counsel for large real estate investor and developer in its construction financing for a national portfolio of industrial facilities.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Walker prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Associate General Counsel, Rubenstein Partners, L.P., 2018-2021

Recognition & Leadership

  • Board Member, St. James School, 2011-2014

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Rutgers Law School, 2009
    • Executive Editor, Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • B.A., cum laude, Drew University, 2005
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey