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 (sales contracts) or 9 (secured transactions) of the Uniform Commercial Code, small business formation, contracts, and insolvency. He is principal outside counsel to 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
Toledo Bar Association Grievance Commitee, Past Chair
CASA Volunteer/Guardian ad Litem
Lucas County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board
Toledo Bar Association; Federal Court Committee, Past Chair
State Bar of Michigan
Ohio State Bar Association; Banking, Commercial Law, and Bankruptcy Committee
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