David Medinets is Chief Counsel for Madison Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and its affiliates, including Madison 1031 where he is responsible for all legal matters related to §1031 like-kind exchange transactions. In his work for Madison, Mr. Medinets manages a wide range of legal matters including tax, real estate, insurance regulation and corporate issues.
Before joining Madison, Mr. Medinets was in private practice for over 20 years, focusing on real estate, small businesses, municipal land use and §1031 exchanges. Mr. Medinets holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and a Juris Doctor from the University of Santa Clara. He is a member of the New York Bar and New Jersey Bar. A noted lecturer and author on the subject of §1031 exchanges, Mr. Medinets is also a Certified Exchange Specialist ® (CES®) and an active member of several Federation of Exchange Accommodators (FEA) committees, including the CES® Council and Tax Advisory Board.