Elon Law alum appointed to ABA advisory group
David L. Morrow II ’07 L’10, special adviser to the president and assistant chief of staff at Elon University, recently joined the American Bar Association’s Advisory Commission for the Division for Public Education.
A graduate of both Elon University’s undergraduate program and law school has been appointed to an advisory commission that helps the American Bar Association “promote understanding of law and its vital role in our society.”
David L. Morrow II ’07 L’10 was appointed this summer to the ABA’s Advisory Commission for the Division for Public Education. He previously served as a council member for the ABA's Standing Committee on Public Education.
The division itself provides information about and insights into the law and current legal issues by offering resources and programs to educators, students, journalists, lawyers and more.
The appointment is the latest in a strong of professional achievements for Morrow.
He previously was honored by the National Bar Association with a "Top 40 under 40 Attorneys" award and the Junius W. Williams Young Lawyer of the Year award. He also was selected by the American Bar Association's Business Law Section to serve as one of five fellows nationwide from 2013 to 2015, and was a member of the inaugural class of the ABA’s Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy in 2013.
At Elon, Morrow has volunteered on numerous committees and councils. He has been a member of the Elon University President’s Young Leaders Council and the Young Alumni Council, where he served as the chair of the programming committee. For three years, he also co-chaired the Elon Black Alumni Network Scholarship Gala, which was created to support black students with financial needs.
His achievements helped earn him a spot on the 2017 “Top 40 Under 40” list annually compiled by the Triad Business Journal to recognize emerging North Carolina leaders.
While working in corporate law in Washington, Morrow served on the board of Thurgood Marshall Academy, a public charter high school serving predominately African Americans.