David C. Grigsby

David C. Grigsby

Of Counsel
New Haven, Connecticut
(203) 773-1427

David graduated from Yale University (B.A. 1989) and from the University of Michigan Law School (J.D. 1996).  From his background in commercial real estate, he brings extensive experience in multi-million dollar commercial property purchases and sales, borrower- and lender-side financing transactions, and significant commercial lease negotiations representing landlords and tenants for office, retail, and biotech lab spaces.  His marine financing business focuses on construction financing of mega-yachts for lenders in transactions in the United States, Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and others; and permanent financing and registration of vessels in the United States, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Antigua, and the British Virgin Islands among others.  He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and its Real Property and Land Use sections. David was a long-time member of the Guilford, Connecticut Planning and Zoning Commission.  He currently serves as Secretary for the Guilford Land Conservation Trust.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Real Estate Transactions
  • 20% Corporate Transactions
  • 40% Commercial Leasing

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1996


  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Major: Philosophy

Published Works

  • Island Press Bibliography of Environmental Literature, Island Press, 1993
  • Images of America Guilford, Arcadia, 2001


  • Connecticut Law of Easements, Lorman Education Services, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Wiggin & Dana, LLP, Counsel, 1996 - 2006

Pro Bono Activities

  • Guilford Planning and Zoning Commission, 2004 - 2014
  • Guilford Land Conservation Trust, Secretary, 2006 - Present