Dreamer & Thinker
David L. Morrow II is a lawyer (NC & DC barred only - CA is pending), business executive, and writer who has worked across multiple industries including entertainment, finance, and the emerging Cannabis industry. He was the Senior Contributing Writer & Special Legal Correspondent for the Young Lawyer Magazine where he has covered the NBA All Star Games and the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and writes regularly about the intersection of pop culture and the law. Additionally, David has been a speaker on issues of diversity in the legal profession at multiple national conferences in Miami, Chicago, Washington DC, St. Louis, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was the inaugural Director of the Men of Color Project for the American Bar Association. The project is a special initiative that was created to build leaders in the law field and facilitate intergenerational support amongst men of color in the legal profession. David has appeared on numerous 40 Under 40 lists with the National Bar Association and the Business Journal and was honored by the National Bar Association in 2013 as the Young Lawyer of the Year. He's been featured in Law Practice Today, Thomson Reuters, & the ABA Magazine.
David's story began on an US Air Force military base in northern Michigan and would later spend the rest of his childhood in southern Germany. By first grade David had traveled to 10 countries and continues to travel extensively to embrace, learn, and experience cultural differences. In his spare time, he is a professional genealogist documenting his unique family history throughout the southern states and blogging about his personal discoveries. Originally from Washington DC, he now resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Erica and their son David III. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Bachelor-Benedict Club of Washington DC, and the Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. He is also a member of the Diversity Working Group for the National Genealogical Society.