David Reed has focused his commercial real estate practice on the acquisition and sale of commercial and industrial properties in the U.S. and Canada. A particular area of expertise has been the representation of public companies in the solid waste disposal industry, including landfills, transfer stations, hauling facilities and recycling centers.   David was formerly Associate General Counsel for Blockbuster, Inc., where he handled all real estate legal responsibilities for the company, including the national roll-out of over 500 stores per year.  He was also Senior Real Estate Counsel for AutoNation, Inc.  As a former in-house counsel, he has significant commercial leasing experience, including build to suit and "big box" leasing and the development, management and execution of national development plans.


  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D., Law Review, 1990)
  • Florida State University (B.S., 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • Florida

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America 2014-2016 for Real Estate Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar
    • Business Law Section
    • Environmental and Land Use Law Section
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • International Council of Shopping Centers