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Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law, L.L.M. in Taxation, Certificate in Estate Planning, 2018
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2011
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Isenberg School of Management, B.S., 2005
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
David M. D’Orlando previously worked as an associate with a boutique corporate securities firm in northern New Jersey where he was responsible for assisting small to mid-cap corporate clients with SEC compliance and corporate governance, advising on transactional matters, and facilitating private placements and public listings on international stock exchanges.
Prior to joining Alan L. Frank Law Associates in January 2013, David served as Judicial Fellow with the Court of Common Pleas for the 1st Judicial District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia County clerking for judges in both the Civil Division and Family Division, as well as a pro bono volunteer attorney with the Philly VIP as a Legal Fellow through the Louis D. Brandeis Legal Society.
David previously worked as a Major Motion Picture Talent Agent Assistant at a top-tier talent agency in Hollywood, California where he managed desk of an A-list motion picture talent agent and assisted in the management of the contracts and the professional careers of a stable of actor-clients.
David also gained professional experience in the media and marketing industries while working with a large advertising firm in Chicago, in addition to experience in the professional and collegiate sports industries, where he worked with the Philadelphia Eagles during the 2005-06 season and the NCAA Compliance Department of Penn State University in 2010-11.
David is the Managing Attorney of our Newtown, Pennsylvania office. He represents individual and corporate clients in a broad range of civil litigation and transactional matters in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery and the surrounding counties, as well as Central and South Jersey.
The core of David’s practice concerns trusts and estate matters, including estate planning, estate administration and Orphans’ Court/Surrogate Court proceedings, as well as real property transactions and disputes, commercial transactions, business/entity formation and general litigation.
David also represents customers and investors in securities litigation and has been involved in a large number of disputes before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
David is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association and Mercer County Bar Association, and has held memberships with the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Brandeis Law Society, serving on the Legal Fellows Committee. David previously served as a Volunteer Attorney with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and was selected to serve as a Board Observer with Scenic Philadelphia through the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Non-Profit Board Observer Program.
David is also a certified arbitrator with the Compulsory Arbitration Center for the Civil Division of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia County.
David previously served as a Senior Editor of the Penn State Law Review, a Member of the Moot Court Board, and was selected to represent Penn State Law in Vienna, Austria as a member of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition Team.
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