David Griffin


Contact Information
P.O. Box 295
5 Imperial Avenue
Westport,Connecticut - 06881-0295

Phone: (203) 227-7301

Practice State
Connecticut

Emphasis

Traditional Practice

Map

Professional Title

Managing Partner

Law School / Year / Degree

University of Houston 1983

State/Year Admitted to Practice

1983

AAML National Positions Held

Member, Finance and Budget Committee 2019-2020 Member, Board of Editors, Journal of the AAML 2019-2020 Co-Chair 2018 CLE Committee Co-Chair National Test Committee Co-Chair 2016 CLE Committee AAML-AICPA Planning Committee Co-Chair BVR-AAML Planning Committee Co-Chair AFCC-AAML Committee

AAML Chapter Positions Held

Vice President Treasurer Secretary

Legal Organizations

Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section Chair 2015-2016 Vice Chair 2014-2015 CLE Chair 2013-2014 Secretary 2012-2013 Treasurer 2011-2012

CLE Presentations

“How A Family Lawyer Can Understand a Valuation Expert’s Exercise of Judgment”, Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Co-speaker with Kenneth Pia, New Haven, CT November 2019 “Valuing Complex Organizational and Capital Structures in Marital Dissolutions” BVR-AAML National Divorce Financial Conference, Co-speaker with Neil Beaton, Las Vegas, NV May 2019 “Healthcare Valuation Divorce” BVR-AAML National Divorce Financial Conference, Co-speaker with Mark Dietrich, Las Vegas, NV May 2019 “Professional Judgment and Valuations of Start-Ups: On Your Mark, Get Set and Go” BVR-AAML National Divorce Financial Conference, Co-speaker with Ron Seigneur, Las Vegas, NV May 2019 “East Meets West – The Continental Divide: Venture Capital and Private Equity Interests From Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley” BVR-AAML National Divorce Financial Conference, Co-speaker with Barry Sziklay, Las Vegas, NV May 2019 “25 Hot Tips in 75 Minutes” BVR-AAML National Divorce Financial Conference, Co-presenter with Planning Committee Members, Las Vegas, NV May 2019 “Income Isn’t Just What’s in the Paycheck: Executive Compensation and Other Employee Benefits”: AAML Webinar, co-presenter, delves into the “alphabet soup” of the forms executive compensation can take and provides insights into the clues to watch for – December 2016 “2016 National Conference on Divorce”: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Co-Chair, New Orleans, LA – May 2016 “Hot Topics in Health Care Valuation: Reasonable Compensation, HIPAA and a Surprise or Two”: 2016 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers National Conference on Divorce, Co-speaker, New Orleans, LA – May 2016 “Advanced Financial Issues”: Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Biennial Seminar, Program Coordinator, Moderator/Producer, Quinnipiac University School of Law, North Haven, CT – April 2016 Practice Tip Video – CBA on how to prosecute an Earning Capacity Case “Show Me the Money! Uncovering Fraud and Tracing Offshore Assets”: AAML Midyear Meeting, Program Co-Coordinator, Nassau, Bahamas – March 2016 “How Lawyers Can Use Social Media to Make It Rain”: AAML Midyear Meeting, Program Coordinator, Nassau, Bahamas – March 2016 “Discovering Unreported Foreign Assets in a Divorce. What Do I Do Now?”: AAML Midyear Meeting, Program Coordinator, Nassau, Bahamas – March 2016 “A Question of Balance – Accidental Success”: AAML Midyear Meeting, Program Coordinator, Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas – March 2016 “Fast and Furious Two Minute Drill: 25 Hot Valuation and Financial Tips”: AAML Midyear Meeting, Program Coordinator, Nassau, Bahamas – March 2016 “Mediating a Custody Case”: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 2015 Conference on Advanced Issues in Child Custody: Evaluation, Litigation and Settlement, Discussion Leader, Washington, DC – October 2015 Fairfield County Bar Association Custody/Psychology Seminar with Linda Smith and Eric Frazer “Business Valuation and Use of Online Valuation Calculators – Do They Survive a Daubert Challenge?”: Co-Presenter, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chicago, IL – November 2014 “Earning Capacity and Imputing Income for Child Support Calculations: A Survey of Law and Outline of Practice Tips”: Published in the Summer of 2014 in the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers “Data Acquisition and Digital Forensics (What Every Lawyer Should Know)”, New York, NY: Presenter, USA-Canada Chapter Meeting of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, on the topic of how to collect and preserve digital data from iPhones, iPads, computers and other digital devices, New York, NY – May 2014 “Valuation, Protection and Treatment of an Owner’s Dilutable Interest in a Rapidly Growing Business”: Presenter, AICPA-AAML National Conference on Divorce on the complex topic of valuations of business interests subject to dilution, early-stage investment conversion and uncertain revenues, Las Vegas, NV – April 2014 “App Technology for Lawyers” Presenter, Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Advanced Technology Seminar, Quinnipiac University School of Law, New Britain, CT – April 2014 “Earning Capacity and Imputing Income for Child Support Calculations”: Presenter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New England Family Law Symposium, Boston, MA – April 2013 State of Connecticut Judicial Branch: Faculty member of the official Judicial Branch guardian ad litem training course, on the topics of "What to Expect at the Regional Family Trial Docket" and "How to Encourage and Assist Parents in Reaching Agreement in the Best Interests of the Minor Children" – June, 2012 “It's Nearly Always About the House” Published in the Spring 2010 issue of the American Bar Association Section of Family Law’s publication Family Advocate and concerning real estate issues in the context of divorce Mr. Griffin has also taught continuing legal education seminars on The Hague Convention, Child Custody and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act