David M. Madway: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

David M. Madway

Senior Attorney
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • and Environmental
  • Real Estate Development
University Earlham College, B.A., 1961
Law SchoolUniversity of Chicago, J.D., 1964
Admitted1966, New York; 1970, California; Federal District Courts; U.S. Courts of Appeal; U.S. Supreme Court


•Member, Public Law and Real Estate Sections, State Bar of California

•Member, Lambda Alpha


David M. Madway is a Senior Attorney in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Madway handles public/private real estate, real estate financing and development entitlement matters. His practice emphasizes development transactions with a significant public component, such as transactions with redevelopment agencies, government ownership or assembly of development parcels, public financing of a component of the project (e.g., infrastructure), military base closure and redevelopment projects, transit oriented development projects, mixed public/private development, cross subsidies and related matters. Mr. Madway has had substantial experience in transactions involving affordable housing, and also represents units of local government and developers of electric generating facilities on local land use and related issues.


•Lambda Alpha International Member of the Year, Golden Gate Chapter, 2009

•Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2013

•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2008-2014

•Attorney of the Year, California Lawyer Magazine, 2007

•Northern California Super Lawyers, San Francisco Magazine, 2007, 2010-2013

•Top Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use, Chambers & Partners', 2009, 2010, 2011


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David M. Madway

Seventeenth Floor, Four Embarcadero Center
San FranciscoCA 94111


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