David A. Ebby

david.ebby dbr.com
Phone: (215) 988-2496 (215) 988-2496
Fax: (215) 988-2757


David A. Ebby concentrates his practice on finance and leasing transactions. He is chair of the firm’s Real Estate Group.

David has extensive experience in all facets of financing, both in construction and permanent lending, including leasehold financing and large multi-state portfolio loans. He also has deep experience in office and retail leasing. David’s national commercial real estate practice includes a variety of asset classes, including industrial, retail, office, hospitality and multi-family.

David also represents clients in real estate litigation, including workouts, foreclosures, landlord/tenant matters and disputes involving brokerage commissions, partnerships and agreements of sale.


David’s representative clients include:

  • Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company
  • Thrivent Financial For Lutherans
  • Jackson National Life Insurance Company
  • State Farm
  • Cigna
  • One Liberty Place


Chambers USA, Pennsylvania - Band 2, Real Estate (2016-2019)

Best Lawyers®, Real Estate Law (2020)

The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers

Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Awards Methodology (www.drinkerbiddle.com/content/awards)

David Ebby chairs the group and focuses on real estate financings and leasings. Sources describe him as ‘an excellent lawyer’ with ‘a very good practice.’


David Ebby comes highly recommended by his peers, who regard him as ‘spectacular’ and a ‘special, brilliant lawyer.’ His transactional real estate practice encompasses both complex financing and leasing mandates.


David Ebby comes recommended for his expertise in financing and leasing a broad range of real estate projects. Clients appreciate his ‘practical legal advice’ and also highlight him as ‘a very good negotiator with lots of deal experience.'



Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1989, cum laude
  • Amherst College, B.A., 1985, cum laude


  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers