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  • J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude, 1998
  • A.B., Stanford University, Political Science, with honors and distinction, 1994

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First and Second Circuits

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

Boston Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce

David Himelfarb

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  • T: 617.449.6555
    F: 617.326.3086

A versatile commercial litigator, Mr. Himelfarb handles a variety of business disputes, including breach of contract actions, business torts, bank-related litigation, and real-estate litigation. Mr. Himelfarb also handles a variety of government contract disputes at both the state and federal level. His clients include several large national banks, publicly traded companies, and public universities, as well as small businesses and individuals.

Mr. Himelfarb has first-chaired numerous trials in both state and federal court and has handled several state and federal appeals. He has extensive experience managing litigation from initial case filing through judgment.

Mr. Himelfarb also advises clients on contracting matters, with an emphasis on federal government contracting. He regularly handles bid protests, contract claims, requests for equitable adjustments, and appeals from adverse agency decisions.

Recognized in Massachusetts Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” from 2006–2013, and recognized in Massachusetts Super Lawyers for 2014-2016, Mr. Himelfarb is also a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. Click here for their methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Representative Matters

Breach of An Agreement To Acquire Minority Interest – Honour Crown Asia
Honour Crown Asia and its founder in a case involving the breach of an agreement to acquire a minority interest in the defendant, an electronics recycling company. A Middlesex County jury returned a $1.5 million verdict in favor of our clients. We also obtained the dismissal, on summary judgment, of misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair practices claims against the client in a related lawsuit.
Long Term Lease Real Estate Payments – Massachusetts Financial Services Company
Massachusetts Financial Services Company in an action against a major commercial landlord to recover real estate tax overpayments over the life of a long-term lease.
Termination of Suspension Negotiations - Agiltron, Inc., Nanotrons Corp., and Agiltron Development Corp.
Agiltron, Inc., Nanotrons Corp., and Agiltron Development Corp. in their negotiations with the Department of the Air Force Suspension and Debarment Official of an Administrative Agreement providing for the termination of their suspension from federal government contracting.


National Contract Management Association, The 53rd Annual March Workshop