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Washington DC Attorney
David Benowitz

Phone: 202.600.9400


Languages: English

David Benowitz Attorney at Law 
409 7th St NW 
Washington, DC 20004

Founding Partner & Criminal Defense Attorney

David Benowitz has nearly 20 years of legal experience litigating thousands of misdemeanor and felony cases at the district, state, and federal level. Mr. Benowitz’s legal experience includes defending those charged with assault, DUI, drug, gun, and sexual offenses, in addition to white collar crimes.

Due to his extensive legal experience, Mr. Benowitz is regularly consulted for expert statements and interviews by local newspapers and broadcast news organizations. Mr. Benowitz has recently become an outspoken critic of DC’s sobriety testing program and the implications for those convicted of alcohol-related offenses in the District of Columbia.

Mr. Benowitz is the only Washington, DC-based criminal defense attorney board-certified as a criminal advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Benowitz serves as a faculty member at Harvard Law School’s nationally renowned Trial Advocacy Workshop. He is also a professorial lecturer at The George Washington University School of Law, and a regular guest faculty member with Gideon’s Promise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspire and train legal professionals to provide the highest quality defense representation to people unable to afford an attorney.


  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, American History, with honors
  • The George Washington University Law School, JD
  • Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, LL.M, Trial Advocacy


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Courts of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Courts Maryland

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • National College of DUI Defense, Member

Honors & Awards:

  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Scored of a perfect 10 by Avvo
  • Named a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters




Contact This Firm

Price Benowitz LLP

409 7th Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20004
United States

Law Firm Contact: Seth Price

Tel: 202.600.9400

Fax: 202.664.1331



Member Since: 2014

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