David is a Wilson Cribbs + Goren Shareholder who assists his clients with a full range of business, real estate and condominium law issues. His practice focuses on:

  • Purchase and sale agreements for commercial and multifamily residential properties, including condos and apartment complexes;
  • Financing land and property development projects, such as retail centers and malls;
  • Infrastructure development for public and municipal utility district projects and subdivisions, such as negotiating easements for stormwater drainage, gas lines or water mains;
  • Assisting property developers and construction companies with acquiring land and preparing land for improvements; and
  • Negotiating complex joint venture agreements related to property development.

David is recognized for his work in commercial real estate law in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2019 and is a “Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Houston, TX” according to the Super Lawyers® rankings for Real Estate, Business/Corporate law in Houston from 2012 through 2018.
David earned his B.A. from the University of Texas in 1988 and his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 1992 and joined the firm in 2002. He is a member of the Houston Bar Association’s Real Estate Law Section and speaks Spanish fluently.

David C. Groff
Rated by Super Lawyers

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David C. Groff
Rated by Super Lawyers

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Board Certified Anthony Marre


  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Development


B.A., University of Texas, 1988

J.D., University of Houston, 1992

  • Phi Delta Phi

+Certifications and Licenses

  • State Bar of Texas, 1992
    • Real Estate, Probate & Trust  Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Real Estate Law Section
      • Council Member, 2008-2009
      • Secretary/Treasurer, 2009-2010
      • Chair Elect, 2010-2011
      • Chairman, 2011-2012
  • Board Certified: Commercial Real Estate Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization


  • Recognized in Real Estate, The Best Lawyers in America© (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2019-2024
  • "Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Houston, TX” Selected to Super Lawyers® (Thomson Reuters), Real Estate, Business/Corporate (Houston, TX) 2012-2018
  • Young Professionals on the Fast Track, H Texas Magazine, 2005