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David Yale Handelman

lawyer , film company executive

David Yale Handelman, American film company executive, lawyer. Bar: New York 1963, California 1977.


Handelman, David Yale was born on July 2, 1938 in New York City. Son of Victor and Ruth (Goodman) Handelman.


Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1959. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1962.


Attorney Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1964-1966. Associate Migdal, Low, Tenney & Glass, New York City, 1966-1968. Vice president, general counsel Laird, Inc., 1968-1974.

Senior vice president, general counsel 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, Los Angeles, since 1974.


  • Bar: New York 1963, California 1977.


Married Janet Kay Tarachow, June 11, 1961. Children: Joanna Beth, Peter Henry.