David C. Boyer

Key Expertise


Real Estate



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David C. Boyer

Jeff Bull, Assistant

David Boyer focuses on structuring, drafting and negotiating successful business and real estate deals with an eye to his client’s bottom line. He is a member of Dunn Carney’s Real Estate Team and Business Team.

David works with individuals and commercial businesses to obtain favorable agreements in complex residential, commercial and industrial transactions. He draws on his experience representing institutional lenders – including multi-national banks, credit unions and loan servicers – to help clients identify issues and navigate financing in acquisitions, transfers, refinancing and investment strategies.

David has steered numerous complex real estate matters in sticky public and political environments to earn winning resolutions for his clients. He brings a practiced eye to advising landowners on strategic positioning in sales, permitting, financing and commercial and residential disputes.

Outside the office, David enjoys playing futsal (Brazilian style soccer) with his two kids and wife, biking throughout the Northwest, and making time to cook elaborate meals for his friends and family.





Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D.

University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A. History, 2006

Representative Matters

Represented a hotel owner in successfully selling their hotel and completing a 1031 exchange for 84-room hotel in Las Vegas.

Successfully defended a landowner against alleged easement violations on their property.

Assisted in the disposition of numerous shopping centers throughout Oregon, Washington and California for a national real estate investment trust.

Assisted a regional bank in the investigation and expansion of residential lending throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Foreclosed a multi-million dollar property, establishing a receivership and managing the property prior to foreclosure and evictions.

Counseled a startup development company on angel investment structure and negotiations.

Published Work

“Letter from the President – Centennial Celebrations,” The Advocate, Fall 2015

“Informal Mentoring: An Invitation,” The Advocate, Spring 2014

“Jumping Priority in Oregon Foreclosures: Condominium Association Liens,” USFN – Mortgage Banking, Fall 2013

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Real Estate

Practice Areas


Professional Affiliations

Small Business Legal Clinic, pro bono attorney, 2012-present

Multnomah Bar Association

Lewis & Clark Law Alumni Board – Graduate Council, President Emeritus

Honors and Recognitions

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Attorney of the Year 2020 – Small Business Legal Clinic

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