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David M.WolpinPartner, Co-Chair of Municipal Counsel Practice Group
David M.


Co-Chair of Municipal Counsel Practice Group

Ft. Lauderdale
(954) 763-4242

David Wolpin is a seasoned local government attorney who throughout his career has served local governments in various capacities, including as city and county attorney. David helped to shape the community of North Miami, serving as City Attorney for over a decade. He has also represented the municipalities of Aventura, Bal Harbour, Homestead and Key Biscayne in various capacities.

In an era of limited local revenues and escalating municipal costs, David guides municipal staff and officials on a range of issues, from animal control to zoning. He has drafted charter amendments, ballots, comprehensive ethics and ethics defense ordinances,  and purchasing procedures, as well as advised clients on implementing red light camera enforcement programs, provided election law advice, and rendered legal opinions and guidance on compliance with ethics, Sunshine and public records legislation.

David has lectured on local government matters including compliance with ethics codes, Florida’s Sunshine Law, Public Records Act and procurement rules.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Florida Municipal Attorneys Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America®, Employment Law – Management, 2024; Government Relations Practice, 2023 – present
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • Miami-Dade Legal Aid Society, Put Something Back program, Outstanding Pro Bono Contributions, 2004

Press Mentions

Practice Areas


Florida, 1980

Texas, 1976


South Texas College of Law Houston, J.D., 1976

Farleigh Dickinson University, B.A., 1973


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