David Freishtat

(301) 405-6790
ARC 1251

David D. Freishtat concentrates his practice on zoning and condemnation law. Mr. Freishtat also focuses on land use and land planning matters, property valuation, property tax assessment appeals, eminent domain issues, contract appeals and landlord-tenant matters.


Mr. Freishtat formerly served as staff counsel to the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. As associate counsel for the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, his emphasis was on zoning and land use and condemnation law. He served as lead counsel on the development of the Capital Center in Landover, Maryland. While he was with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Mr. Freishtat appeared as a lobbyist before the Maryland General Assembly on legislation affecting the Commission, and represented the Commission as its counsel in eminent domain matters.


Mr. Freishtat has been on the faculty for land use matter seminars presented by MICPEL and the Real Estate Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. He is currently the Chair of the Land Use Committee. He has also taught at the University of Maryland in their paralegal program and has written articles for various professional magazines. He will be an adjunct professor for a course in Fall, 2013, Masters in Real Estate Development program.