IREON New Member Profile: David Bamdad 2023

David Bamdad

Name: David Bamdad

Title: Partner and Chair of the Trust & Estate Litigation Practice Group

Company: Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP

Location: 190 Willis Avenue, Mineola, NY

Birthplace: Staten Island, NY

Education: Hofstra University School of Law, Juris Doctor, Class of 2010; Binghamton University, Bachelor of Arts, 2007

First job: Fast food restaurant

First job in real estate or allied field: Associate at a boutique law firm in NYC where I worked on real estate closings for the firm’s trusts and estates clients.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I currently chair the firm’s trust & estate litigation practice group where we represent clients in will contests, fiduciary removal proceedings, accounting proceedings, and other trust and estate related matters before NY’s Surrogate’s Courts and other trial and appellate courts.

One fun fact about you is: I was captain of my high school track team.

Two words to describe your work environment: Collaborative and challenging

Favorite movie: “Air Force One”

Favorite vacation destination: Spain

Rules to live by in business: Always act in the best interests of your clients and advocate for them zealously.

What is your DREAM job? (NOT your current job) Point guard for the NY Knicks