David chaired Cohen and Wolf’s Business and Corporate Group for over 20 years and currently continues to chair its Physicians' Group.  He is also a member of the Real Estate, and Commercial Finance Groups.  He is a pragmatic, detail-oriented dealmaker who spends much of his time quarterbacking, negotiating, and documenting transactions of diverse deal sizes and subject matter.  With nearly four decades of experience, a meaningful percentage of David’s practice is devoted to the legal relationships involving healthcare entities and the entrepreneurial professionals who comprise them.

David is Past-Chair of the Business Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He co-chaired the CBA’s LLC Subcommittee that re-wrote Connecticut’s LLC law which became effective July 1, 2017. David is a member of the American, New York, and Greater Bridgeport Bar Associations and the American and Connecticut Health Lawyers Associations.  He speaks to business and legal audiences about the Connecticut Uniform Limited Liability Company Act as well as physician practice and closely held business issues. David is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, and the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut.

David currently chairs the Board of Directors of the Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation (BEDCO) and serves on the Executive Committee of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC), championing economic development initiatives in the Greater Bridgeport area. He previously chaired Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District, a special taxing district spearheading Bridgeport’s downtown renaissance. 

David is recognized as a leading lawyer in Connecticut in the area of Corporate/M&A (2016-2021 editions) and Healthcare (2012-2021 editions) by Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, whose sources state that he is a "great negotiator", does "exemplary work" and "is always ahead of the game, anticipating client needs"



Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1986

Brandeis University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1983


  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut

Honors & Awards

Chambers USA®, Healthcare, 2012-2024

Chambers USA®, Corporate/M&A, 2016-2024

Best Lawyers in America®, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2021-2024

Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, 2023-2024

Connecticut Super Lawyers®, Business & Corporate, 2014-2023

Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Peer Review Rated

Moffly Media's "Top Lawyers in Fairfield County", Business Law, 2021, 2023 

Business Today®, Top 10 Most Influential Healthcare Lawyers in Connecticut, 2023



Speaking Engagements

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association
    •  Business Law Section, Chair

 New York Bar Association

 Greater Bridgeport Bar Association

 American Health Lawyers Association

Connecticut Health Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation (BEDCO), Chairman

Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC), Executive Committee

Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District, Past Chairman

Jewish Home for the Elderly of Fairfield County, Inc., Men's Club, Past Chairman

Recreational Interests

A skilled and passionate keyboardist since childhood, David enjoys playing folk and Americana rock and blues music in cover bands at any opportunity.

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