David is a shareholder at Young Moore in Raleigh and focuses his practice on privacy and data security, particularly within the healthcare industry. He educates and advises clients in matters pertaining to privacy and data security, including breach investigation, notification and reporting requirements, as well as compliance with state, federal, and foreign privacy and data security laws, including HIPAA, FERPA, CCPA, GDPR, and PIPL, among others. David previously served as the Interim Associate Compliance Officer and Director of Privacy of an Academic Medical Center in North Carolina. He has been named to the North Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2023 Power List for Healthcare. David is also recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Health Care Law and Product Liability Litigation-Defendants.
David’s healthcare practice includes reviewing and developing HIPAA related policies and procedures, release of information procedure manuals and authorizations, business associate agreements, and employee training materials regarding privacy and security standards. David also assists healthcare providers and other entities with privacy and data security risk assessments and incident investigations. David holds the Certified Healthcare Privacy Compliance designation through the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board.
In addition to his privacy and data security work, David maintains an active litigation practice where he advises and represents clients in state and federal court in a number of areas including trucking and transportation, products and premises liability, and business litigation.
David joined Young Moore and Henderson in 2012 after receiving his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law that year. While at Wake Forest, David was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Student Trial Bar Board. He was selected to represent the school as a member of both the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team, and the National Moot Court Team. Prior to law school, David worked in sales at CDW in Chicago, IL. David earned a B.A. in History from Wake Forest University in 2007.
As a Double Deac, David is an avid Wake Forest sports fan. He is an Eagle Scout and also enjoys running, NASCAR, and spending time with his wife and four children.
Education & Bar Admissions
- J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2012
- B.A., Wake Forest University, 2007
- North Carolina, 2012
- U.S. District Courts for North Carolina