Attorney at Law

A managing partner of the firm, David M. Findling has over 22 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 and is undergoing the approval process.  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, Partner/Attorney, Findling Law Firm, PLC

1988-1989, Leasing Attorney, First NH Resources


Detroit College of LawUniversity of Michigan


Member, State Bar of Michigan

Member, State Bar of Massachusetts

Volunteer, Common Ground Legal Clinic

Contributor, ICLE (The Institute of Continuing Legal Education