For more than 30 years, David has provided his clients with intelligent and effective advocacy. These clients include companies of all sizes, individuals and institutional lenders - such as BMO Harris Bank, Zions Bank and United Bankers Bank. David has represented clients in all facets of business litigation and financial matters, in state, federal and bankruptcy court. He is also adept at achieving favorable results for his clients through savvy settlement strategy, and recognizes that often the best outcomes are those that are thoughtfully negotiated.
His victory in the Minnesota Supreme Court, overturning the Court of Appeals, produced an influential opinion in the area of employment law which has been cited more than 150 times: Hagen v. Burmeister & Associates, Inc., 633 N.W.2d 497 (Minn. 2001).
Other published decisions in which David has been involved are:
• In re Bame
, 263 B.R. 594 (D. Minn. Bkrtcy 2001)
• In re Erickson
, 183 B.R. 189 (D. Minn. Bkrtcy 1995)
• IXI Laboratories Inc. v. First Bank Nat. Ass’n
, 483 N.W.2d 84 (Minn. Ct. App. 1992)
• Matter of Florance
, 351 N.W.2d 1 (Minn. 1981)
David is former co-chair of the Debtor/Creditor Remedies Section of the Hennepin County Bar Association. He has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine and has achieved an “AV Preeminent” Martindale Hubbell® Rated Attorney: the highest level of professional excellence, as determined by his peers.
Articles and Presentations
"Error In UCC Termination Statement May Cost Lenders $1.5 Billion," Creditors Rights Round-up Blog, January 2015