Derek Green, Darwin Beauvais, and David Nasatir to Serve on Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker’s Transition Team

December 04, 2023

On December 1, 2023, Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker announced the appointment of Obermayer attorneys Derek Green, Darwin Beauvais, and David Nasatir to her Transition Team.

Cherelle L. Parker released the following statement regarding the announcement.

“I have said that I will bring together the best and brightest from within City government, across Philadelphia and the region, and across the country; and crafting the policies that will create tangible results out of our promises on the campaign trail: to make Philadelphia the safest, cleanest and greenest city in America with economic opportunity for all. The lift of the transition will be heavy, but this willbe the team to do it.”

The news was covered in The Legal Intelligencer on December 7, 2023. The article, titled “Phila. Firm Leaders Take Key Roles in Mayor-Elect Parker’s Transition Team,” lists the nearly 20 attorneys and lobbyists at Philadelphia firms involved in the transition.

Derek Green

Derek Green was appointed to serve as a member of the Mayor-elect’s Steering Committee. Derek is a former Councilman At-Large for the City of Philadelphia. He has extensive litigation experience, including handling contract disputes, corporate transactions, and negotiating intergovernmental agreements.

Darwin Beauvais


Darwin Beauvais will serve on the mayor-elect’s Housing, Planning, and Development Committee. Darwin is a partner in Obermayer’s Business & Finance Department, focusing his practice on zoning and land use as well as local government affairs. 


David Nasatir

David Nasatir was appointed by Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker to serve on her Transition Team as a member of the 2026 Preparation Committee. Dave is the Chair of the Firm as well as the Chair of both the Business and Finance Department and the Workout and Lender Liability group. Dave served as co-counsel to Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro’s transitional leadership team, advising key leadership appointed to steer the Governor-Elect and Lieutenant Governor-Elect’s transition, and thus, was involved in all major policy decisions of the Transition.


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