David Abromowitz is a real estate attorney who is nationally known for his work on complex development and finance deals, in particular public-private partnership transactions.
A major focus of his practice is affordable housing and economic development, including Section 42 multifamily residential properties, private redevelopment of public housing, recapitalization and sales of older HUD-assisted properties, such as HUD Section 236, and Section 8 community land trusts, and other multi-layered public and private financings.
David served several years on the firm's Executive Committee and as one of the firm's first Co-Chairs of its Real Estate Group.
- Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent TM
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004 - 2005, 2008 - 2016, 2020
- Affordable Housing Vision Award, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association, 2014
- Distinguished Achievement Award, B'Nai B'rith Housing New England, 2013
- Recognized as a "social capitalist" by SCI Social Capital, Inc., 2008
- Honored by Fair Housing Center of Boston, 2007
- Honored by National Economic Development and Law Center, 2004
- National Housing & Rehabilitation Association
- President, 2018-Present
- Vice-Chair, 2013-2018
- Secretary, 2011-2013
- Board of Directors, 1997-Present
- Board, Equity Trust, 1996-Present
- YouthBuild USA, Inc.
- Chief Public Policy Officer, 2015-Present
- Board Member, 1998-Present
- Former Lecturer, Harvard Law School (2016)
- Board of Directors, MassDevelopment (2009-2016)
- Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress (2008-2016)
- Co-Chair, Governor Deval Patrick’s Housing Transition Working Group (2006-2007)
- Chair, Goulston & Storrs Pro Bono Committee (1997-2007)
- The Lawyers Clearinghouse on Affordable Housing and Homelessness
- Co-Chair, 1993-1998
- American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development
- Chair, 1996-1997
- Board Member, 1987-1998
- Former Co-Chair, Goulston & Storrs Real Estate Group
- Past President, Congregation Eitz Chayim
- Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1982)
- Princeton University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1978)