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About David O. Wright

Prior to starting his own practice in 1989, Mr. Wright was affiliated with firms in Manhattan concentrating in litigation and general practice for 10 years. As a solo practitioner for the last 15 years his diverse background and knowledge of the law has earned him a reputation for innovative solutions to problems, tenacious representation, and dedication.

At the same time, he prides himself on his ability to be a “country lawyer” and a long-time advocate for the environment and social justice.  Mr. Wright also has a background as a Former Congressional Aide, Law School Instructor, U.S. Court of Appeals student law clerk, and educator.

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Dedication to Public Service

Mr. Wright has long record of dedication to public service. A two-time candidate for town supervisor he was also chairman of the Town of Yorktown Zoning Board of Appeals for 10 years; a director of the Mohegan Lake District for 20 years; General counsel to the NYS Federation of Lake Associations for 20 years and has represented numerous community groups and municipalities.

“Best Town Attorney Ever”
After several productive as town attorney for the Town of Putnam Valley Mr. Wright was honored by a citizens group representing the residents of the town with a surprise award for his years of service and accomplishments.


UCLA Law School, Los Angeles, California – J.D., 1979 (top 11% of class), member, UCLA Law Review.

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York – B.A., 1976 (Political Science and Economics, with distinction).

Mercy College, Yorktown Heights, New York – M.S., Secondary Education, 2004.

NJ School of Conservation, Wetlands Delineation Certification (2008).