Chief Counsel to Governor Alphonso David

Chief Counsel to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Chief Counsel to Governor Alphonso David

Alphonso David is an attorney, law professor, and policy advisor with extensive litigation and management experience. For close to two decades, he has worked on groundbreaking litigation, legislation, policy initiatives, and advocacy to advance the rights of disadvantaged communities, including Governor Andrew Cuomo’s legislation to strengthen human trafficking laws. Mr. David currently serves as Chief Counsel to Governor Cuomo and oversees all significant legal and policy deliberations affecting New York State.

“Although we have achieved some success, there is significant work to be done to eradicate the cancerous plague of human trafficking. Collectively, we must be relentless in our fight to protect the voiceless and the disenfranchised. Our obligation is not simply a legal one, but also a moral one.”