The Lawyer of His Dreams – The New York Times
David Golden’s professional matchmaker was on the phone yet again, providing another description of another woman who seemed suitable for a serial dater searching for someone with whom he could one day share true love.
“OK now David, I have another client, Alexandra Brodman, she’s a lawyer from Greenwich,” he recalled the matchmaker saying.
“No, no, no,” Mr. Golden said. “You should know by now that whenever you put the words lawyer and Greenwich together, I’m going to say you have the wrong number.”
But the matchmaker held firm. “Believe me, culturally and on many other levels, you two are very similar,” he said the matchmaker told him. “You’re not going to find her as foreign as you found others from that part of the world.”
(“That part of the world?” Ms. Brodman would later say in astonishment when she heard the retelling. “It’s Connecticut!”)
The conversation between Mr. Golden and the matchmaker, Dominique Salerno, took place in November 2017. Ms. Salerno, a New York-based actor, singer, director and playwright, was then living on the West Coast and working for Tawkify. The company bills itself as “a dating website that uses human matchmakers to select matches”
Ms. Salerno was looking for women whom she felt were compatible for Mr. Golden, who is now 41 and an elected member and family trustee of the Ochs-Sulzberger family,