David M. Findling
Attorney at Law

david@findlinglaw.com

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 was the founder of a committee to draft the replacement of the Michigan court rule governing receiverships, MCR 2.622.  He also served as a co-drafter of proposed receivership rule.  In October, 2012, it was submitted to the Michigan Supreme Court.  The recently approved Michigan receivership court rule, MCR 2.622, 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

License(s):

1990 Michigan
1988 Massachusetts

Areas of Expertise
Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors
Receivership
Bankruptcy
Collection

Legal Experience

1990 to present
Partner/Attorney
Findling Law Firm, PLC

1988-1989
Leasing Attorney
First NH Resources

Education
Detroit College of Law
University of Michigan

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

 

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