David Bennett

Managing Director


San Francisco

T: (415) 310-0208


David Bennett is a Managing Director with Engle, Lindsey & Regan’s San Francisco office.

David works primarily with law firm partners and practice groups. He shepherds his candidates through the entire lateral relocation process from evaluating potential targets to negotiation of compensation and ensuring a smooth integration with the new firm.

Since 2005, David has built relationships with law-firm leadership. He understands the strategies and economics not only of the local offices of AmLaw 100 firms but also many of the excellent regional and local firms. His mission is to be an effective match-maker between his partner candidates and firms.

David began working with law firm partners and groups in 2005, when he worked at Major, Lindsey & Africa. He has represented dozens of partners and associates throughout the turbulent business cycles of the Bay Area legal market. He has successfully placed partners who specialize in corporate, IP litigation, litigation, real estate, environmental, labor and other practice areas.

Prior to entering legal search, David co- founded and was Chairman of Omega Performance, a bank consulting and training company. Within a few years of its founding, Omega joined the INC 500 list of fastest growing companies in the United States. Omega is the leading provider of training programs to bankers. David launched several pioneering products at Omega and co-authored Service Quality; A Profit Strategy for Financial Institutions.

David earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of the Pacific, where he was the Student Body President.