David co-founded the law firm now known as Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, P.A. in 1973 and practiced law with that firm for 41 years until retiring from the practice of law on July 31, 2014. David served in most of the leadership roles within the firm, including lead administrative partner, managing partner, Chairman of the Executive Committee, President and member of the Board of Directors.
David achieved an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell in 1984 and maintained that rating until his retirement in 2014. David was instrumental in the formation of the Family Business Program at Wake Forest University and Blanco Tackabery was a founding sponsor.
During his career, David was involved with numerous civic, charitable and bar association organizations, including serving as Founding Board Chairman of the Brenner’s Children’s Hospital.