David Morrow, Class of 2010

Providing national leadership in the legal profession 

Elon Law alumnus David Morrow

David L. Morrow II ’07 L’10 is passionate and committed to the study and application of law. A legal counsel with PayPal Inc., Morrow supports the international e-commerce company’s credit business unit and focuses specifically on consumer credit products. Prior to joining PayPal, he was an attorney with a top law firm in Washington, D.C., where he assisted clients in the financial services industry with transactional, litigation, regulatory and compliance matters.

In 2014, Morrow was selected for Elon University's Young Alumnus of the Year Award, presented to an alumnus who has graduated within the past 10 years and has distinguished himself professionally.

As an Elon University School of Law student, Morrow was a NAACP Legal Defense Fund Earl Warren Scholar. Following law school, he worked for the Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Morrow is active in the American Bar Association and was selected by the Business Law Section to serve as one of five fellows nationwide from 2013-15 and was a member of the inaugural class of the ABA’s Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy in 2013. He is the chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Washington Bar Association and the immediate past vice chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the National Bar Association.

His devotion to his profession has earned him numerous awards, including Elon University’s 2013 Top 10 Under 10 Alumni Award, the NBA’s 2013 Junius W. Williams Young Lawyer of the Year Award and being named one of the NBA’s “40 Under 40 Trailblazers.” In addition to his legal practice, Morrow is active in his local community where he volunteers and serves as the treasurer of the Advocates Council of Thurgood Marshall Academy. At his alma mater, he has volunteered on numerous committees and councils. He is a member of the Elon University President’s Young Leaders Council and former member of 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.