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David C. Freinberg

One Riverfront Plaza
1037 Raymond Boulevard
Sixteenth Floor
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone:  973.491.3314
Fax:  973.491.3480


Mr. Freinberg is LeClairRyan's Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Freinberg focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions including the representation of real estate investors, developers, lenders, landlords and tenants located throughout the United States. His real estate practice focuses on the structuring and negotiation of acquisitions, sales, leasing, joint ventures and financings. Mr. Freinberg has extensive experience in commercial leasing, representing landlords and tenants of office, retail, industrial and warehouse space.

In addition to his real estate practice, Mr. Freinberg counsels clients on general business matters such as entity formation, business acquisitions and sales and financings.

Mr. Freinberg is a member of the Alumni Representative Committee of Columbia College, and serves as the treasurer and a member of the board of directors of the Alumni Association of The Pingry School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

Legal Experience

  • LeClairRyan, Newark, New Jersey, December 2007-Present
  • Seiden Wayne, Newark, New Jersey, September 1982 – December 2007

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association


  • Listed in New Jersey Monthly Magazine's Super Lawyer Section
  • Listed in Corporate Counsel - Top Lawyers
  • Listed in National Super Lawyers Business Edition
  • Listed among The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Real Estate Law, 2012–2016

Related Industries


  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1982
  • M.B.A., Columbia University Graduate School of Business, 1982
  • B.A., History, Columbia College, 1978

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York