David has extensive experience in the areas of business and commercial law. He is familiar with business organizations, including established and start-up companies, providing business and legal advice in a wide variety of settings.
His special areas of expertise include matters arising under Articles 2 or 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, small business formation, contracts, and insolvency. He is principal outside counsel to several corporations and limited liability companies. David has written and lectured on legal writing, ethics, and commercial and business law issues.
University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 1974
University of Michigan, B.A., with Distinction, 1970
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (Life Member, Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Courts: N.D. Ohio, W. D. Michigan, E.D. Michigan, E.D. Texas, S.D. Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Courts: N.D. Ohio, S.D. Ohio, E.D. Michigan
Board of Education, Ottawa Hills Local Schools
Neighborhood Properties, Inc., Board Past President
State Bar of Michigan
Toledo Bar Association, Grievance Committee [past chair]; Federal Court Committee [past chair]
Ohio State Bar Association, Banking, Commercial Law, and Bankruptcy Committee