Dave has 18 years of experience representing local, regional, national and global banks in financing transactions totaling $4 billion. As a Senior Principal at Michigan’s oldest law firm, he led transactions involving small and middle market companies as well as high net worth individuals. In between closing deals, he led and advised senior management on strategic initiatives for the firm, played an active role in client development, and helped to recruit, mentor and develop young attorneys.
Dave’s community involvement includes co-founding and serving as Treasurer of The Old Tiger Stadium Conservancy which leveraged an $800,000 grant to stimulate the redevelopment of twenty buildings in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood to house small businesses. The Conservancy’s crowning achievement was leveraging a $3 million grant and working with the Detroit Police Athletic League to redevelop the site of historic Tiger Stadium as the first permanent home for Detroit PAL in 2018, which included preserving the playing field in its original dimensions to inspire current and future generations of young people.
Dave holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.S., Computer Science from Wayne State University. He is also a graduate of Leadership Detroit and a member of The State Bar of California and The State Bar of Michigan.