David Bohonnon

David Bohonnon

David M. Bohonnon is a member of the fourth generation New Haven, Connecticut based Bohonnon Law Firm, LLC. Admitted to the bar in 1982 in Connecticut and the Federal Court District of Connecticut. Education: Connecticut College, 1978; BA; Quinnipiac Law School, 1982, JD, Yale School of Organization and Management, 1983, 1984. The marine transaction part of his business focuses on negotiation of yacht construction and vessel purchase agreements, construction financing of mega-yachts for lenders and borrowers in transactions in the U.S. and internationally.  David has extensive experience in sales/use/excise tax audits and appeals both at the administrative and trial court levels.  Much of the sales and use tax law in the marine and aviation sectors within Connecticut has been shaped by decisions and statutes with his participation. He lectures nationally on recreational marine and tax matters. Member: American Bar Association; Connecticut Bar Association, Tax Section Executive Committee; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; New Haven County Bar Association; Maritime Law Association (Proctor), (Chairman Subcommittee on Yacht Financing 2007-2015); American Bar Association (Chair for Recreational Marine Finance 2011-2015); Member: Recreational Boating and Marine Lending Network; National Marine Banker Association; Yacht Brokers Association of America, Florida Yacht Brokers Association Affiliate Member;National Business Aircraft Association.


In addition to advising clients on the acquisition, documentation and financing of yachts, Bohonnon Law Firm advises its clients regarding:

·         Domestic and International Vessel Registration and Flagging

·         Charter Party Agreements

·         Brokerage Commission Disputes

·         Crew Contracts and Immigration

·         Domestic and International Corporate Formation

·         State, Federal and International Tax Counseling

·         Customs and Duty Matters

·         Warranty and Construction Defect Claims

·         Maritime Mediation, Arbitration and Complex Maritime Litigation including Vessel Arrests & Foreclosure

·         Insurance Claims

·         Maritime Personal Injury Claims

·         Jones Act; Patriot Act Compliance


CONTACT US 50 Water Street Warren, RI 02885
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