David L. English

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David L. English

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David English joined Roberts & Stevens as an attorney in 1998. He had previously clerked with the firm for two consecutive summers while earning his Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

Today, David is a partner of Roberts & Stevens practicing in the areas of business and real property law. He provides counsel and representation for numerous closely held corporations, small businesses, manufacturers, physicians, restaurants, non-profits and homeowners’ associations. Among his clientele is one of the state’s largest Board of REALTORS®. David touches on all aspects of real property and corporate law, including negotiations of transactions and contracts.

David was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia with close family ties to the Western North Carolina town of Mars Hill. He attended Clemson University, graduating in 1989. He and his wife have one son.


Commercial real estate transactions

Contract preparation and review including leases, employment contracts, non-competition agreements, and license and consulting agreements

Transactional representation in purchase and sale of businesses

Formation of corporations and limited liability companies

Property owners' associations


Clemson University, BS, 1989

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, JD, 1998


The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2013-2018; Real Estate Law, 2013-2018

Presentations Include: ‘The Planned Community Act,’ The North Carolina Paralegal Association; ‘Choice of Business Entity in North Carolina,’ National Business Institute

Bar & Court Admissions

North Carolina Bar Association, Sections: Business Law, Real Property, Taxation, Health Care Law

North Carolina State Bar

Community Service

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, Board of Directors, 2002-2011

Asheville Mountain Area Red Cross, Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2014

Verner Center for Early Learning (formerly Mountain Area Child and Family Center), Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2014