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David J. Slenn

Bank of America Plaza
101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 2800
Tampa, FL 33602


Mary Cleveland

David Slenn concentrates his practice in tax, estate and business planning with an emphasis on risk mitigation.   Dave is the current Chair for the Captive Insurance Committee in the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA) and a past Chair for the Asset Protection Planning Committee in the Section of Real Property Trusts and Estate Law of the American Bar Association (ABA.)  Additionally, he was an ABA Advisor to the Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee for the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (formerly the “Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act.”)  Dave is a frequent speaker on the topic of creditors' rights issues involved with estate and business planning and on the topic of captive insurance.  He has been featured or quoted in publications such as, Bloomberg Law Reports, The New York Times, Fire, Casualty & Surety Bulletins, Leimberg Information Services, Tax Analysts Tax Notes, Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law and the ABA’s Probate & Property magazine.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Uniform Law Commission's Fraudulent Transfer Act Committee, Advisor
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, Asset Protection Planning Committee, Chair (2011-2013); Vice-Chair (2009-2010); Continuing Legal Education Committee, Standing Member; Non-Tax Estate Planning Considerations Group, Chair (2014-2016), Vice-Chair (2012-2013)
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Captive Insurance Committee, Chair (2014-2016), Vice Chair (2011-2013)
  • American Bar Association Tax Law Section, Member
  • Collier County Bar Association, Member
  • Captive Insurance Companies Association, Past Member
  • The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Naples, Florida, Past President (2008-2010)

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Alternate biographies




  • LL.M., Taxation, University of Washington School of Law, 2003
  • J.D., Capital University Law School, 2002
  • B.S., Business Administration, Finance, The Ohio State University, 1999

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida