David represents businesses, corporations, and individuals in all state and federal courts in North Carolina. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, business litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, insurance defense, professional liability, and product liability. He has extensive experience handling electronic discovery and electronically stored information (“ESI”). David is recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America in the area of Insurance Law.
David joined Young Moore in September 2016. Before joining the firm, David served as a law clerk to Judge James A. Beaty, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.
David also previously served as an attorney at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. At the Brennan Center, he worked on election law cases across the country, including cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. David submitted public comments to state and federal government officials on election law matters and published reports on current issues in campaign finance. One of those reports was the subject of laudatory editorials in The New York Times and The Washington Post. David also testified before the New York Attorney General, West Virginia Legislature, and Seattle City Council on proposed election law changes.
David graduated cum laude from NYU School of Law where he was an Article Editor for the New York University Annual Survey of American Law. He earned his B.S. in Economics and Sociology, magna cum laude, from Duke University.
David is a native of Parkersburg, West Virginia. He lives with his wife in Raleigh.
Education & Bar Admissions
- J.D., cum laude, New York University School of Law, 2010
- B.S., magna cum laude, Duke University, 2007
- North Carolina, 2013
- U.S. District Courts for North Carolina
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
- New York, 2011