Attorneys
David Blackorby

David N. Blackorby

Of Counsel
Email:dblackorby@mwlaw.com
Phone:(479) 464.5693
Locations: Rogers, Austin
Bar Admissions: Arizona, Arkansas, Oregon , Texas

As counsel to his clients, David Blackorby serves both as a legal advisor and strategic consultant. His global business experience, coupled with being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and his years as a senior government litigator, allows him to comprehensively assist clients and their businesses in protecting their operations, supply chains and regulatory compliance through preventive measures, mitigation and, when necessary, litigation.

Experience

  • Advise clients on supply chain security and compliance programs with regulatory import/export requirements of the U.S. (C-TPAT), Canada (PIP), UK, EU, Mexico and Americas (AEO).
  • Counsel clients on core global sourcing, asset protection and security business operations to mitigate risk related to personal security, facilities security, transportation and information security.
  • Assess clients’ needs initiating or upgrading current integrated physical and digital dot com operations for cyber security.
  • Advise clients on the development and management of security compliance programs in the areas of supply chain, site, travel, employee vetting and internal investigations.
  • Provide clients with investigative evaluations and legal representation on issues of financial irregularities, hedge-fund and money manipulations to include money laundering.

  • Assist clients with internal assessments and representation to inquiries made by regulatory agencies as to tax, Medicare and health care compliance issues.
  • Address issues of internal misconduct or corruption by company leadership with providing appropriate analysis to the company’s governing organization.

Education

  • U.S. Army War College M.A. (2003)
  • Lewis and Clark University, Northwestern School of Law J.D. (1987)
  • University of Illinois Certified Public Accountant (1976)
  • Illinois College B.S. in Accounting & Math (1971)

Involvement

  • Member, American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Member, National Retail Federation Supply Chain Security Committee
  • Member, Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council Board of Governor's
  • Past Chairman, Supply Chain Audit Network Board of Directors
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Arizona Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, National Native American Bar Association
  • Member, Tribal Voices
  • Member, U.S. Cavalry & Armor Association
  • Executive Advisor, Texas Army National Guard