David M. Kirst


David Kirst is a founding Partner of the firm.    

Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Kirst was associated with the firm of MacLachlan & Eagan LLP from 2008 until 2011, and was then associated with Eagan & Matthews PLLC from 2011 until 2016. His practice has focused on all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions, land use, zoning, land use litigation, civil litigation, business planning and formations, wills and trust and estates matters. Mr. Kirst has extensive experience in appearing before the numerous municipal and regulatory boards on Eastern Long Island, including the Town of East Hampton, Village of East Hampton, Village of Sagaponack, Village of Southampton, Town of Southampton, as well as before the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.   

Mr. Kirst received a B.A., Cum Laude in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh in December 2001 and a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law in 2005 where he was a recipient of the Criminal Law Award. He was admitted to practice in New York in 2006.      

Mr. Kirst resides in Hampton Bays, New York with his wife Kim, a C.P.A., and their daughters Kathryn and Emma. His email address is davidkirst@mkclawfirm.com.