David W. Long 
Partner
Education

University of North Carolina, JD, 1967

Duke University, BA, 1964

Professional and Community Activities

Wake County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1979 – 1980, 1988 – 1989
10th Judicial District Bar Association, President, 1997
North Carolina Bar Association
American Bar Association
Chairman, Advisory Group for the Eastern District of North Carolina under the Civil Justice Reform Act
Federal Bar Advisory Counsel, Member, 1988 – 1993; Chairman, 1991 – 1992
The North Carolina State Bar Councilor, 2005 – present
State of North Carolina Inmate Grievance Resolution Board, Member 2005 – 2007
Criminal Justice Partnership State Advisory Board, 2007 – present

Jurisdictions Licensed
David Long
301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900, Raleigh, NC 27601t: 919.783.2808|
P.O. Box 1801, Raleigh, NC 27602-1801f: 919.783.1075|
David has over 40 years experience litigating complex business and white collar criminal cases in State and Federal Courts.

David focuses his practice primarily on business related white collar criminal defense and complex business litigation, including antitrust and professional liability defense. He regularly represents individuals, local businesses, national and international corporations, lawyers and law firms inside and outside North Carolina. David joined Poyner, Geraghty, Hartsfield & Townsend in 1967 and with the exception of a two-year hiatus where he was an BL_DWL_2011.jpgAssistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, he has been with the law firm since that time.

Representative Experience

USA v. Moorman Pines Plantations, L.L.C. – settled at mediation

United States v. 685.76 acres – Federal Condemnation of Coastal Property – settled at mediation

DeLoach v. Philip Morris, Standard Commercial, et al – Class Action Monopsony Conspiracy – settled prior to trial

United States of America v. Davin Walter Brown, et al. – Securities Fraud Conspiracy – plea

United States of America v. Bobby C. McLamb – Hobbs Act, Bank Fraud, Money Laundering – plea


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Firm Management Responsibilities

David's responsibilities include Loss Prevention Partner, Claims Counsel, and Firm Counsel.
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