David S. Lawless, Associate

David S. Lawless

David enjoys the challenge of working on complex legal matters that require creative thinking and well developed research skills.

As a former investigative analyst in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office – where he was part of a large-scale money laundering investigation – he brings the perspective of a public servant to his work with cities and towns in the Springfield area and throughout Massachusetts.


Appeals Court Upholds Summary Judgement in Favor of the Town of Williamstown and Parent-Chaperones

Rluipa Claims Brought By Native America Opponents Of Solar Project Against Planning Board And Its Members Dismissed

Civil Rights Claims Against Monroe and it’s Officals Dismissed

Robinson Donovan Continues its Tradition of Leadership in the Bar.

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Phone: (413) 732-2301
Fax: (413) 452-0370

Legal Assistant:  Kim Murray
Paralegal:  Tara Roche

Practice Areas:


  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 1998
  • University of Connecticut, J.D., 2005

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
  • New York, 2009

Bar Associations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts Chapter
  • New York Bar Association

Honors & Awards:

  • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts Rising Star 2008–Present

Community Involvement:

  • Board Member, Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 2015–Present
  • Board Member, Northeast Center for Youth and Families, 2006–2013
  • Board Member, Massachusetts Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors