David Schnurman CEO, Lawline
David Schnurman is a passionate entrepreneur whose primary focus is creating a collaborative environment where individuals can actively learn and share their knowledge. He is the founder of two e-learning companies, Lawline.com, the leading provider of online Continuing Legal Education in the country and TrueNYC.com, an online website that features video interviews and advice from entrepreneurs. His number one priority has always been to create a company culture that encourages learning, collaboration and innovation. Over the past few years Lawline.com’s unique company culture has been recognized by many organizations, including: Crain’s #21 Best Company to Work for in NYC; named #11 Best Small Business by New York State Society of Human Resources; and most recently won the Human Resources and Leadership Award by the New York Enterprise Report. In addition, David's success has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur.com, Crain's NY, New York Post, and Law.com. David is the host of the longest running legal show, LAWLINE, which currently airs on WNYC among other networks around the country. David actively speaks at high schools, colleges, associations, and businesses about topics ranging from marketing, leadership, e-learning, hiring, culture, networking and entrepreneurship. He is a regular guest speaker at SUNY LEVIN Institute FastTrac program which the City of New York partnered with the Kaufman Foundation to help business owners grow their companies. He also taught as an adjunct faculty member at Pace University's continuing adult education program. David is very active in the entrepreneur community including being a member of Entrepreneur Organization and on the Young Entrepreneur Council. He is also a licensed attorney in New York State. Lastly, David has a love for adventure and discovery. He has paraglided in the Colorado Mountains, gone skydiving, and taken flying lessons. David currently lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn with his wife Kelli and twins Joshua & Leila.
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