IREON New Member Profile: David Ofenloch 2022

David Ofenloch

Name: David Ofenloch

Title: Partner

Company: Clifton, Budd & DeMaria LLP

Location: Empire State Bldg, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6110, New York, NY 10118

Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Education: Boston College; New York Law School

First job: Landscaping

First job in real estate or allied field: Employee benefits and labor lawyer, O’Dwyer & Bernstein, LLP

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Employee benefits, labor and employment lawyer. Continue to expand mine and my firm’s client base and footprint in NY and beyond.

One word to describe your work environment: Fast-paced

Two things on your bucket list: Travelling to New Zealand and learning the piano.

Three TV shows everyone should stream: “Game of Thrones,” “Sopranos” and “Ted Lasso”

Favorite movie: “Braveheart”

Favorite book: Pillars of the Earth

Favorite vacation destination: Tie between Glen Lake, Michigan and Lemnos, Greece

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but NOT related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Michael Jordan at my house for dinner, drinks and a cigar.

Rules to live by in business: Be friendly and be honest.

What is your DREAM job? (NOT your current job) Professional soccer player.