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    • THE FELDMANS

      David Feldman founded David Feldman Worldwide in 2002 along with his two children, Michael and Sheril. Court reporting runs in the Feldman blood: individually, each Feldman has a lifetime of court reporting experience. David was a pioneer in the industry over 50 years ago, resulting in his two children seeing and hearing a lot about court reporting growing up. Collectively, this adds an additional 30 years of hands-on-industry-specific experience to David's 50 years!

      And, interestingly enough, Michael and Sheril's mother Toby (David's ex-wife, who 30 years ago owned Feldman Reporting with David) currently runs Toby Feldman Reporting, a successful competing court reporting company. Crazy as it may seem, it's true. We told you it was in the blood!

      Today, DFW is owned and operated by Michael and Sheril, while David provides meaningful, expert consultation for each person in the company.

      To learn more about the Feldman's individually, click on their images below.

      DISCOVER OUR HISTORY IN THE INDUSTRY

      • David Feldman goes to court reporting school in Manhattan.
      • David Feldman works as a court reporter in New York for the Department of Unemployment Insurance. He then moves to California & works for Noon & Pratt.
      • Manhattan Reporting is formed by David Feldman & Jack Finz (Manhattan Reporting will ultimately become NY office of Merrill in 1998).
      • David Feldman is the court reporter for the Knapp Commission Hearings.
      • David Feldman is the first to use computers to transcribe.
      • David Feldman and his wife Toby form Feldman Reporting.
      • David Feldman & Associates (DFA) is formed after David and Toby split. Toby Feldman starts Feldman Reporting, Inc.
      • DFA first to adopt LiveNote in the US Market.
      • DFA is acquired and David Feldman becomes president of the largest court reporting company in the world, at the time.
      • David retires...or so he thinks.
      • David Feldman Worldwide (DFW) is founded. David comes back into the industry and goes into business with his kids, Michael and Sheril.
      • DFW California Opens.
      • DFW Handles hundreds of depositions in the Broadcom v. Qualcomm Matters.
      • DFW Secures First Fortune 500 Client.
      • DFW cements vision of creating the best corporate culture in the industry.
      • "the write experience" is born and trademarked.
      • 1959

        David Feldman goes to court reporting school in Manhattan.
      • 1961-1965

        David Feldman works as a court reporter in New York for the Department of Unemployment Insurance. He then moves to California & works for Noon & Pratt.
      • 1966

        Manhattan Reporting is formed by David Feldman & Jack Finz (Manhattan Reporting will ultimately become NY office of Merrill in 1998).
      • 1971

        David Feldman is the court reporter for the Knapp Commission Hearings.
      • 1980

        David Feldman is the first to use computers to transcribe.
      • 1982

        David Feldman and his wife Toby form Feldman Reporting.
      • 1985

        David Feldman & Associates (DFA) is formed after David and Toby split. Toby Feldman starts Feldman Reporting, Inc.
      • 1986

        DFA first to adopt LiveNote in the US Market.
      • 1993-1997

        DFA is acquired and David Feldman becomes president of the largest court reporting company in the world, at the time.
      • 1997

        David retires...or so he thinks.
      • 2002

        David Feldman Worldwide (DFW) is founded. David comes back into the industry and goes into business with his kids, Michael and Sheril.
      • 2004

        DFW California Opens.
      • 2006-2007

        DFW Handles hundreds of depositions in the Broadcom v. Qualcomm Matters.
      • 2010

        DFW Secures First Fortune 500 Client.
      • 2012

        DFW cements vision of creating the best corporate culture in the industry.
      • 2013

        "the write experience" is born and trademarked.