David Benowitz is a founding partner of Price Benowitz LLP, a twenty-three-attorney firm, where he has successfully represented clients in all phases of federal and state criminal litigation. He has extensive experience representing clients in a variety of high-profile white collar and criminal matters in federal and local courts, including the “Africa Sting” FCPA prosecution dismissed by the Department of Justice, as well as matters including conspiracy, embezzlement, money laundering, misbranding of pharmaceuticals, and fraud.
Mr. Benowitz has 17 years of experience as a criminal defense attorney. He was a Staff Attorney at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS), recognized as the top public defender office in the country, from 1995-2001, where he represented clients in the litigation of serious juvenile and adult criminal matters including first degree murder, first degree sexual abuse, and armed robbery.
Mr. Benowitz obtained an LL.M. in Trial Advocacy in 2006 from Temple University's Beasley School of Law and is board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In addition, he graduated near the top of his class at George Washington Law School in 1995 where he participated in the D.C. Law Students in Court Program and was a member of the George Washington Law Review and the Moot Court Board. Mr. Benowitz graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991 with honors, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honors American History.
Mr. Benowitz is Co-Chair of the Steering Committee for the Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section of the D.C. Bar and a member of the Alumni Board of the D.C. Law Students In Court Program. He is a faculty member of Harvard Law School's Trial Advocacy Workshop.
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