David A. Norcross, Esq.

Former Partner, Blank Rome LLP

David Norcross was a Partner at Blank Rome LLP law firm until his recent retirement. David Norcross focused his practice on legislative affairs, legislative and executive department liaison, and public affairs.  Mr. Norcross has particular experience with energy issues, healthcare, transportation, management of legal team election activities and election observation (foreign and domestic). Mr. Norcross has undertaken missions overseas in Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Kuwait, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Russia, and others.

Mr. Norcross was the chairman of the Republican National Convention’s Committee on Arrangements for the 2004 Republican Convention, held in New York City. He also formerly served as general counsel and member of the board of the International Republican Institute, general counsel to the Republican National Committee, and general counsel to the Center for Democracy.

He is a member of the Federalist Society and the Republican National Lawyers Association.  He currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Republican National Committee and is the chairman of the RNC’s Standing Committee on Rules.  He formerly served as secretary (Ch) of the Burlington County Board of Elections (N.J.) for many years.

Mr. Norcross served in the Judge Advocate Generals Corps, assigned to the U.S. Army Security Agency from 1962 to 1965, stationed in Asmara, Ethiopia. He received his B.A. form the University of Delaware and his LL.B from the University of Pennsylvania.