David has been practicing law and is a partner at Plunkett and Plunkett since 1981. His father Patrick Plunkett founded the law firm in the 1950s.

Areas of Practice:
David Plunkett has over 30 years’ experience in the practice of law focusing on Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning, Business Formation, Commercial Transactions, Contracts and Leases, Partnership and Limited Liability Companies , Zoning and Land Use and Civil Litigation/ Personal Injury Law.

He has been Counsel to a local bank for over 25 years

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts Courts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts


  • Boston University Law School, Boston, MA- LLM in Banking Law- 1988
  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA- JD- 1981
  • Merrimack College, Andover, MA, BA in Biology- 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association

Personal/Professional Experience

  • Tewksbury Planning Board- Elected in April, 1994- April, 2015
    Chairman, Vice Chairman and Member
  • Northern Middlesex Council of Governments- April, 1996- April, 2015
    Representative Member of Town of Tewksbury Planning Board
  • Economic Development Committee- Town of Tewksbury
    Chairman and Member
  • Zoning By- Laws Committee- Town of Tewksbury
  • Community Preservation Act- helped get this on the ballot to enact in the Town of Tewksbury- provided funding for numerous Town Projects
  • Tewksbury Youth Soccer League- Coach and Assistant Coach 1994-2008

Pro Bono/ Charitable Organizations

  • Coalition for a Better Acre- Member- Real Estate Committee- 2015-Present
  • Rotary Club of Tewksbury – 1997 to 2000
  • Greater Lowell Salvation Army Advisory Board– 1994 to 2008
  • Greater Lowell Chapter of American Cancer Society 1986-87 / Vice President – 1987


  • Co-author of Article Published in Journal of Mathematical Biology – “Persistence and Convergence of Ecosystems an Analysis of Second Order Difference Equations” – 1976


Susan began her legal career as Counsel to the State Senate Judiciary Committee. While at the State House she helped write crucial legislation among which was the Massachusetts RICHO law. She later took time to raise her family and reentered the legal field in 1995 on a part time basis and full time in2004 at Plunkett & Plunkett. She works on research, real estate and probate issues for the firm.  She is also very involved in charitable work with the Salvation Army of Lowell.


  • Suffolk University School of Law- Juris Doctor-1981
  • Providence College- B.A.- 1978-Cum Laude History and Education


  • Massachusetts Bar- 1981
  • Rhode Island Bar- 1981
  • Federal District Court of Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island Teacher’s Certificate- 1981

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association


  • Plunkett and Plunkett 1995-Present
  • Counsel- Massachusetts Senate Judiciary Committee-
    State House, Boston MA-1981-1988
  • Volunteer Staff Attorney-
    Community Legal Services and Counseling Center Cambridge 1984-1990
    Specializing in Immigration- Political Asylum Cases

Volunteerism: The Salvation Army of Lowell-

  • Chairman- Radiothon Auction Committee of Salvation Army 2010-Present
  • Chairman- Salvation Army Advisory Board- 2013-2015
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board-2013-2015
  • Vice Chairman of Advisory Board-2012- 2013
  • Advisory Board Member-2007-Present
    Member- Salvation Army Property Committee
  • St. Robert Bellarmine- Andover, MA  Women’s Group
    – Founding Member -2009