David E. Huffine Partner

David's practice focuses on commercial real estate law and real estate acquisition and development.

He has devoted substantial time in the representation of a major regional lender in the acquisition, stabilization and disposition of distressed commercial and development properties. David has participated in the development of condominiums, planned unit developments and mixed use projects.


Representation of a regional lender in multi-state bulk sales including a bulk sale of 46 properties located in 9 states.

Representation of a regional lender in the analysis, acquisition, stabilization and sale of over 200 commercial and development properties.

Assisted regional lender in the development of practices and procedures for acquisition of distressed properties including instructions to outside legal counsel.

  • The University of North Carolina School of Law, JD, 1977
  • Davidson College, BA, cum laude, 1974

President (2007-2008) and Board Member, North Carolina Coastal Land Trust

Board Member, Conservation Trust for North Carolina

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, North Carolina Bankers Association

President, New Hanover County Bar Association, 1987

  • North Carolina

Named "Lawyer of the Year," Real Estate Law, Wilmington, Best Lawyers, 2017, 2019

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2008-2019

Named to "Legal Elite," Real Estate, Business North Carolina Magazine, 2008

AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

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