David Benowitz is a Washington, DC criminal lawyer with experience representing clients facing a wide range of different charges. He has been awarded the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has a perfect 10/10 score on the AVVO rating system. Mr. Benowitz is also the only Washington, DC criminal defense attorney to be board-certified as a criminal trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Throughout his career representing clients in the District of Columbia, Mr. Benowitz has earned a reputation for taking an aggressive, detail-oriented approach to each case he represents. He is dedicated to building a strong defense strategy for each client, geared towards obtaining the best possible result in their case, whatever the charge they face.

Mr. Benowitz graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with honors before graduating near the top of his class from the George Washington University School of Law. During his time in law school Mr. Benowitz was a member of the school’s Law Review and Moot Court Board. He went on to obtain an additional advanced degree in Trial Advocacy from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Mr. Benowitz began his career with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia before founding Price Benowitz, LLP.

He is barred in DC and Maryland and is admitted to the federal bars for the U.S. District Courts of the District of Columbia and Maryland.

Mr. Benowitz is a faculty member at Harvard Law School’s nationally-known Trial Advocacy Workshop and is rated as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Washington, DC by the National Trial Lawyers. In 2013, Mr. Benowitz was named a SuperLawyer in criminal defense. In addition, David Benowitz has been awarded the following honors from the Washington City Paper’s Reader’s Choice “Best of D.C.” series Best Lawyer 2015, Best Lawyer 2014, Best Lawyer 2012, and Best Lawyer 2011.

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