Biography

Donald is a skilled real estate attorney with three decades of experience in advising clients on a broad range of real property matters, including acquisition, development, sale, construction, leasing and financing.

He also counsels clients on environmental due diligence and represents clients before municipal, county, state and federal governmental bodies and agencies. He has extensive experience in land use, zoning, code enforcement and other regulatory matters, including agricultural tax classifications.

Donald’s practice is broad and includes work on agricultural, commercial, condominium, assisted living, equestrian and residential properties. He also advises institutional lenders and commercial borrowers in real property and asset-based lending.

In addition, Donald counsels clients in contract negotiations, asset purchase and sale transactions as well as general business matters. His background allows him to provide input regarding strategic, substantive and procedural matters in litigation. He has a particular focus in equine law and matters involving the equestrian industry and is also a Certified Circuit Court Mediator.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Donald was an attorney at a Florida-based law firm.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Donald is active in many community, civic and charitable organizations. He serves on the board of the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council and previously served as a member of the Palm Beach County Planning and Zoning Commission as well as the Palm Beach County Consumer Affairs Hearing Board. He is the former chairman of the Village of Wellington Equestrian Preserve Committee and past president of the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.

Honors & Awards

  • Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Included in a list of “Top Rated Lawyers in Real Estate” by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell (2013)
  • Included in a list of South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers (2012)