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David R. Bennett

David R. Bennett, Esq.

Bennett & Associates

1800 South Australian Avenue

Suite 300

West Palm Beach, Florida 33409

(561) 801-1979

PRACTICE AREAS
Representing clients in the professional sports and entertainment industries
including hockey, basketball and football sports and rock and roll, jazz and blues
artists by engaging in industry contract review, agency representation, financial, tax
and estate planning and civil and professional liability representation through asset
protection planning.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Bennett & Associates, P.A.

− West Palm Beach, Florida (2005 – present)
− Princeton, New Jersey
− Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

(representation of professional musicians, professional actors of
stage and screen, authors and professional athletes in the sports, music, television
and film industries from agency representation, industry contract preparation and
review, review of record and motion picture contracts and review and creation of
and financial, tax and estate planning documents for clients)
Bluestein, Mirarchi & Susman, P.C.
− Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


(planned sophisticated real estate tax transactions and created

estate plans for wealthy clients and charitable organizations utilizing
experience of law firm partners who were former Internal Revenue Service tax
attorneys).


INDUSTRIES
Former independent contractor attorney for Paramount Pictures, Los
Angeles, California and as special counsel to Arthur Barron, President of the
Entertainment Division of Gulf + Western (parent company to New York
Rangers, New York Knickerbockers, Madison Square Garden, Madison Square
Garden Cable, Simon & Shuster Publishing and Paramount Pictures)


EDUCATION

New York Law School
New York City, New York J.D.
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana B.A.,

(Accounting & Economics)

BAR ADMISSIONS
Florida
New Jersey
Pennsylvania

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Florida Bar, Elder Law Section, Tax Section and Real Property,
Probate And Trust Law Section

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law section

Philadelphia (PA) Bar Association, Probate & Trust Law Section, Rules & Procedure Committee

Palm Beach Estate Planning Council, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
East Coast Estate Planning Council, West Palm Beach, FL
New Jersey Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section

Former Co-Chairman, Ocean County (NJ) Bar Association Tax Committee.


MISCELLANEOUS
Formally frontman to rock and roll, jazz and blues bands and standup
comedian in New York and Philadelphia club scenes.