Local law firm Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C., serving Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York, today announced David K. Webber has been appointed as a shareholder of the firm, effective October 1. The firm’s shareholders voted unanimously to extend the offer to Attorney Webber, demonstrating the level of respect his work and professionalism have earned.
“As a founding partner of Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, it has been my distinct pleasure to invest in the next generation of leadership,” said Attorney Steven Schwartz. “I work closely with David and can attest to his professional and legal acumen that will continue to uphold our firm’s strong reputation and quality of work for years to come.”
Attorney Webber joined Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin as a law clerk in May 2007 and was immediately offered a position as associate after passing the bar exam in August 2008.
Reflecting on his achievement, Attorney Webber said, “I have been working toward this for a long time and it’s the most significant event in my career so far. I am grateful for the opportunity to advance and for the confidence of my fellow shareholders.”
Attorney David K. Webber, a resident of Amherst, concentrates his practice in the areas of closely held business, corporate law, real estate, trusts and estates, and bankruptcy. He has regularly been selected to the Super Lawyers list of Rising Stars for his work with closely held business (2012-2016). Attorney Webber is a graduate of the Western New England University School of Law (2008), where he interned with Justice Francis X. Spina at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and served as note editor of the Western New England Law Review. He holds a B.A. in History from the University of Massachusetts (1999), where he graduated cum laude. He is admitted to practice before the Massachusetts Bar, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Bureau of Veterans Affairs.
In addition to his legal career, Attorney Webber serves on the advisory boards of the Mason-Wright Foundation, and his alma mater as a member of the Advisory Committee for the University of Massachusetts Student Legal Services Office. He serves as a mentor to entrepreneurs and start-up businesses with Valley Venture Mentors. He is also an active member of the Hampden County Bar Association and Real Estate Section, the Massachusetts Bar Association, Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts, and the Estate Planning Counsel of Hampden County.