Clients from regulated industries such as health care, insurance, public utilities and financial services call on Dave for sound counsel on a wide range of corporate, transactional, and regulatory matters.
Dave has substantial regulatory experience with state and federal agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance, and the Wisconsin Public Service Commission.
His health care practice has focused on organizing:
- Faculty practice plans,
- Health maintenance organizations (HMOs)
- Limited service health organizations
- Preferred provider organizations (PPOs)
- Independent practice associations (IPAs)
- Joint ventures
In managing major transactions and policy initiatives for both for-profit and nonprofit clients, Dave brings colleagues together from diverse practice areas of the firm to help his clients realize their objectives.
Dave’s work is regularly honored with national and regional rankings. He is listed in Who’s Who in American Law and has also received an AV Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer review rating for legal ability and ethical standards.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Dave served as Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General for the State of Wisconsin. As Deputy Attorney General, he had line supervision authority for the Wisconsin Department of Justice Attorneys involved in all aspects of Wisconsin State Government.