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.

  • Practice Areas  

  • Education  

    University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 1974

    University of Michigan, B.A., with Distinction, 1970

  • Bar Admissions  

    Ohio, 1987

    Michigan, 2012

    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

  • Community Involvement  

    Board of Education, Ottawa Hills Local Schools

    Neighborhood Properties, Inc., Board Past President

  • Professional Associations  

    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

  • News  

  • Articles  

Commercial Law

  • David works closely with clients in negotiating all types of business arrangements, including supply and distribution arrangements, manufacturing agreements, and many other types of commercial transactions. He also represents clients in commercial and business litigation.

Corporate Law

  • David advises shareholders, directors, partners and owners on the variety of organizational and transactional issues confronting small, medium-sized and multinational corporations, partnerships, limited liability entities, associations and other business entities.

Contact David

Office Toledo, Ohio  Email darnold@rcolaw.com
P 419-249-7900
Assistant Betty Ruble  Email bruble@rcolaw.com
P 419-418-6462

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