David P.





David P. Leno

Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1997); Siena College (B.A., cum laude, 1994)




(516) 663-6544



(516) 663-6744




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David P. Leno is a partner at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., where he is Chair of the Zoning and Land Use Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Real Estate Department, IDA and Municipal Development Incentives, Commercial Lending and Environmental practice groups.

Mr. Leno advises clients on all aspects of real estate transactions; negotiates and prepares transactional and financing documents and conducts closings for commercial and residential properties; prepares and negotiates office, commercial and retail leases; prepares submissions to town boards and planning commissions for zoning matters including variances, special use permits and subdivision applications.

Mr. Leno was named by Long Island Business News as one of Long Island’s 40 Under 40 for the class of 2007. Mr. Leno is a lecturer on zoning and land use topics and has taught several CLE programs on zoning-related issues.

Mr. Leno is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.  In 2011, he became a member of the New York State Board of Real Estate.  He is a Trustee of the Old Westbury College Foundation and a President’s Council Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island.  He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Mr. Leno is active with the Chaminade High School Alumni Association, the Chaminade Alumni Lawyer’s Association and assisted in the formation of the Chaminade Alumni Businessmen’s Association.


  • Zoning Trends on Long Island: Examining the Brookhaven Zoning Amendment (New York Real Estate Journal, May 2003)
  • New E-Signature Law: Impact on B2B, B2C & B2G (The National Law Journal, September 25, 2000)
  • Electronic Signatures: Getting Off to a Troubled Start in Real Estate Transactions. (New York Law Journal, August 9, 2000)

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