David M. Findling
Attorney at Law


A managing partner of the firm, David M. Findling has over 25 years of experience addressing debtor-creditor issues and serving as a receiver in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts.  He also specializes in serving as the assignee in assignments for the benefit of creditors.  Mr. Findling has operated and administered commercial entities of all types, including office buildings, condominium developments, gas stations, hotels, mini-storage facilities, and apartments. Annually, his office administers over $50 million in assets.  Mr. Findling is also the author of “The Enforcer,” a monthly column on enforcement issues in the State Bar of Michigan’s “Michigan Family Law Journal.”  He frequently lectures on insolvency and bankruptcy issues and on the collection and enforcement of child support.  In 2000, “Michigan Lawyers Weekly” named him “Lawyer of the Year” for his work as receiver.

In 2012, Mr. Findling formed the committee to draft the replacement of MCR 2.622. It is the Michigan court rule which governs receiverships.  While working with the committee, Mr. Findling served as the co-drafter of the new receivership rule.  In October, 2012, it was submitted to the Michigan Supreme Court for approval. The Supreme Court adopted the Michigan receivership court rule, MCR 2.622. It became effective on May 1, 2014.

A graduate of the Detroit College of Law, Mr. Findling is licensed in Michigan and Massachusetts.

Joined Firm:


1990 Michigan
1988 Massachusetts

Areas of Expertise
Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors

Legal Experience

1990 to present
Findling Law Firm, PLC

Leasing Attorney
First NH Resources

Detroit College of Law
University of Michigan

Member, State Bar of Michigan
Member, State Bar of Massachusetts
Volunteer, Common Ground Legal Clinic
Contributor, The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE)