Lathrop Gage LLP
A diverse network of clients in the real estate, business, entrepreneur/start-up, health care, hospitality/restaurant, and governmental industries trusts David Waters to successfully handle all manner of business, transactional, contractual, planning and zoning, health care, licensing, and development projects.
In his business and real estate practice, David assists local and national clients in connection with the formation, sale, and acquisition of businesses and practices, commercial, retail, and industrial leasing, zoning and planning, project financing (including public incentives), and all other phases of real estate development. He also maintains an active practice in the architecture/engineering/construction industry, advising on design and construction projects and delivery methods. He has served as an industry mentor for local contractors as part of a start-up incubator mentoring program.
His municipal and public law practice extends to local cities, counties, school districts, and public hospitals, and he counsels these clients with respect to governmental authority and procedure, open records and open meetings, public bidding, and facility planning. This experience enables David to more effectively represent businesses and other private clients, and he regularly appears on their behalf before governmental entities. He carries this expertise into his health care practice, where he has handled and specializes in hospital and medical office development, medical office leasing (including compliance with federal self-referral/Stark and anti-kickback requirements), condominium and property tax concerns, and governance of public or municipal facilities.
He is married, the father of two sons, and has completed two marathons. You can follow him on Twitter @davidewaters where he regularly provides professional content and commentary.