David A. Foster



Dave Foster provides legal and business counsel to financial institutions, entrepreneurs, corporations and other business entities. He represents commercial lenders and financial institutions in connection with loan origination and documentation (including secured, unsecured and mezzanine lending, and real estate mortgage and construction lending) and UCC issues. He also represents lenders with respect to troubled credits in the areas of bankruptcy, restructurings and workouts, creditors' rights, foreclosure and receivership actions. Dave represents public and private companies and other clients in financial transactions and related issues. In addition, he has represented individuals, business entities and airlines in aircraft financing and leasing transactions.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan


Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. cum laude (1990)

University of Michigan
B.A. (1986)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives

Numerous articles and seminar presentations on banking and commercial law topics, including revised Article 9, commercial loan documentation, real estate and mortgage loan terms and workouts, and distressed loan work outs.

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association — Business and Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights Sections
  • Michigan State Bar Association — Creditors' Rights Committee, Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association — Business Law Section
  • Association for Corporate Growth — Indiana

Civic Activities

  • Southeast Neighborhood Development, Inc.
  • Carmel Dads' Club


  • Best Lawyers®— Banking and Finance Law, 2009-22; Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2015-22
  • Indiana Super Lawyers — Banking, 2011-19
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA) — Fellow

Awards Methodology

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