David L. Blank advises and represents private and public clients in matters involving construction and public contracting, encompassing public bidding and professional services, and surety law. He has extensive experience with all aspects of public bidding and procurement, including preparing bids and construction documents, for both public and private entities.
Mr. Blank also has significant experience assisting public and private entities with energy savings and renewable energy projects, with particular emphasis on Photovoltaic (“PV”) projects. He has been the lead attorney for public and private entities on PV projects that have been financed through Power Purchase Agreements (“PPA”) and bond issuances. He has successfully drafted requests for proposals (“RFPs”) and bid documents for solar projects, he has assisted public entities in their review and evaluation of submitted proposals and bids, and has contracted for the engineering, procurement and construction of such projects through PPAs or other contractual arrangements.
|“Ethics in School Law and Purchasing,” hosted by the Morris Union Jointure Commission||January 2015|
|“Avoiding Law Suits When Launching a Building Project,” hosted by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS), Trustee Enrichment Day Fall 2013 “Renewable Energy Procurement,” hosted by New Jersey School Boards Association, Workshop||2011|
|Managing a Contractor Default||School Leader Magazine||March/ April 2010|
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Essex County Bar Association
- New Jersey
- New York
- Eastern Districts of New York
- Southern Districts of New York
- University of Pennsylvania Law School (JD, 1997)
- Washington University (B.A, 1994)