David is a civil rights lawyer whose practice focuses on violations of the Constitution and federal law, including ensuring that people with substance use disorders are not discriminated against in the criminal justice and health systems.
He is a Visiting Scholar at the NYU School of Global Public Health, a Senior Fellow at the Northeastern University School of Law, and a Senior Associate at the O’Neill Institute at the Georgetown University Law Center. His research focuses primarily on addressing discriminatory barriers to medications for opioid use disorder.
Before coming to Kaplan & Grady, David served as the Opioid Coordinator and Civil Rights Coordinator for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
He clerked for the Hon. Denny Chin on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the Hon. Richard Owens on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and Justice Dorit Beinisch, the President of the Supreme Court of Israel.
David graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center. He earned an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics, where he graduated with honors, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, where he graduated magna cum laude.