Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A.
David Soley leads Bernstein Shur’s Real Estate Litigation Group, is the author of the American Bar Association’s nationally acclaimed Real Estate Litigation Handbook and is recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in Real Estate Litigation. Mr. Soley concentrates his practice in the areas of business, real estate and constitutional litigation. He regularly represents entrepreneurs and property owners in disputes over boundaries, titles, easements, mortgage priorities, partitions, purchase and sale agreements and other real estate issues.
Mr. Soley spent four years as a trial lawyer in Washington D.C. before returning to Maine. Over the course of more than thirty-six years as a trial lawyer, Mr. Soley has specialized in complex litigation involving some of the largest companies in the United States and Europe. He routinely handles trials in federal and state courts, and has litigated high profile constitutional cases involving drug testing, pregnancy testing, mandatory jury fees, congressional term limits, prison headgear policies, ebola quarantines, no-contact policies applied to suspected victims of domestic violence, and the right of jail inmates to receive prescribed medications.
He has also co-authored the ABA’s “The Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Success and Happiness. ”Every case is different and comes with distinct challenges in problem solving and achieving success. Mr. Soley thrives on mastering the facts, understanding and appreciating the needs of his clients and vigorously delivering successful and innovative results.