David L. York

T (919) 755-8749
F (919) 838-3165

David York focuses his practice in the areas of land use (zoning, entitlements and development), commercial real estate, environmental and municipal law. He also has extensive experience in residential real estate, as well as litigation. David serves on the Triangle Community Coalition's Board of Directors. He is a frequent continuing legal education speaker on law office management, land use and commercial real estate issues. Mr. York is a past Chair of the Zoning Planning and Land Use Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.

David is active in the community, working with children and youth athletic organizations, as well as religious and charitable organizations. He is involved in various disaster relief efforts in the Southeastern United States and Central America.


  • J.D., Campbell University School of Law, 1989
  • B.S., Political Science (Technical Minor, Computer Science), North Carolina State University, 1985


  • North Carolina, 1989


  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America┬« (Woodward/White, Inc.), Land Use & Zoning Law (2009-2014)

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association; Administrative Law Section, Real Property Section
  • American Planning Association (Planning and Law Division)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
  • North Carolina Bar Association; Real Property Section, Zoning Planning and Land Use Section
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Wake County Bar Association