David J. McGee


A partner at Chestnut Cambronne, Dave has over 25 years of litigation experience representing professionals, employers, boards (profit and non-profit), realtors (real estate agents, brokers, and brokerages), appraisers, title companies, engineers, design professionals, community associations, businesses, and individuals in the areas of Professional Liability, General Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, as well as Real Estate Law, and Townhome and Condominium Law. Dave has represented clients in a variety of forums including arbitrations, mediations, court actions, trials, administrative proceedings and appeals. Dave has also represented clients in numerous published appellate cases. Dave also provides representation to professionals before licensing and regulatory boards.

Dave has repeatedly been named a Minnesota Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine. Dave is a sought-after, frequent lecturer at a variety of forums, including the Minnesota Real Estate Institute, the premier continuing education course for Minnesota Real Estate Attorneys, and has written numerous articles in the area of Professional Liability, Construction Defect, Community Association, Real Estate, and Workplace Issues. He is also a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice (mediation and arbitration).


  • Is Zillow’s Joint Marketing Program a Violation of RESPA?, CRES Legal Article, June 2017


  • Scary Things Agents Do and How to Avoid Them, Travelers Insurance, October 2017
  • The Funny (Scary) Things Agents Do and How to Avoid Them – Part Two, Minnesota Association of Realtors, October 5, 2017
  • Common Mistakes of Real Estate Professionals and How to Avoid Them, Southeast Minnesota Realtors, September 13, 2017
  • Common Claims and Errors, BHHS Lovejoy Realty, July 26, 2017
  • Common Conflicts in Real Estate Transactions and Regulatory Update, Minnesota Association of Realtors, June 2017
  • Common Claims and Errors, The MLSonline.com Inc., May 11, 2017
  • Legal and Enforcement Update, Keller Williams Classic Realty, January 17, 2017
  • Common Claims and Errors, Keller Williams Preferred Realty, December 6, 2016
  • Common Claims and Errors, BHHS Lovejoy Realty, November 29, 2016