David M. Royston, Attorney

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Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate, Municipal, Business, General Practice


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DAVID M. ROYSTON was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He graduated cum laude from Fairfield University in 1961 and obtained his law degree from Georgetown University in 1964. Upon being admitted to the Bar of the State of Connecticut in 1964, he joined the firm as an associate. He became a Principal in 1970. Mr. Royston is a past President of the firm, and continues to serve as a Vice President and Director of the firm.

Mr. Royston has resided in Old Saybrook, CT since 1965 and has practiced from the firm's Old Saybrook office continuously since that date. Mr. Royston is a general practicioner who practices in the areas of real estate, business, municipal and land use law. He has been Town Counsel to the Town of Essex since 1973. He also represents the Old Lyme Zoning Board of Appeals, the Chester Planning and Zoning Commission, Deep River Zoning Board of Appeals, and the Clinton Planning and Zoning Commission.

In addition to representing municipal clients, Mr. Royston also represents private clients before Old Saybrook land use boards, as well as those of many other towns including Westbrook, Haddam, East Haddam, Killingworth, Durham, Salem and Colchester. These clients include individuals and companies, as well as national firms and franchisees such as CVS Pharmacy, Big Y Supermarkets, Boaters World and Cumberland Farms.

Mr. Royston and his wife reside in Old Saybrook and have four grown children. He has been a member of several Old Saybrook Charter Revision Commissions and is a former member and Chairman of the Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee.

Mr. Royston has been selected for inclusion in Connecticut Super lawyers 2007 magazine and New England Super lawyers 2008 magazine in the Land Use/Zoning Practice Area. 

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Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D. Law SchoolN/A  
Fairfield University
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2019-06-17Phone+1 8603956340
David M. Royston
15 Elm St
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
41.295159,-72.3775893

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