David works with a team of pro bono attorneys, law clerks and other advocates to execute litigation that protects and advances civil rights and constitutional liberties. He works closely with our legislative and community engagement teams. David’s priorities include defending freedom of speech and the press, stopping religion from being used as a tool to discriminate, challenging unconstitutional laws that disenfranchise voters and target minority groups, and transforming the criminal justice system. He has a law degree, a master’s focusing on ethics and religion, and a bachelor’s in ethics and business management. Prior to working at the ACLU-MN, David was an attorney at two large law firms in the Twin Cities. He has been awarded The National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 under 40 from 2015-2019, and was named one of Minnesota’s Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Appeals Court upholds voting rights