Raleigh, N.C. — David L. York, a partner in Smith Moore Leatherwood's real estate practice, received the James R. Wahlbrink Grassroots Leadership Award from The Triangle Community Coalition (TCC) on behalf of his efforts as secretary of the board of directors. The award, named after one of the organization's cofounders, honors a member who has represented the Coalition as an advocate for his or her fellow members at the grassroots level.
"We are thrilled to present the Wahlbrink Grassroots Leadership Award to David," said Laurie Donofrio, chairman of the TCC board of directors. "He has been a strong and steady advocate, and we sincerely value the counsel and leadership he provides the Coalition."
York is a past chair of the zoning planning and land use section of the North Carolina Bar Association and is the town attorney for the Town of Rolesville, North Carolina. He is also active in the community, working with children and youth athletic organizations, as well as religious and charitable organizations. York is involved in various disaster relief efforts in the Southeastern United States and Central America.
At Smith Moore Leatherwood, York's practice is devoted primarily in the areas of land use (zoning, entitlements and development), commercial real estate, environmental and municipal law.
York is a graduate of North Carolina State University and Campbell University School of Law.
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