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David A. Wallace
Dave Wallace has lead and co-counsel trial experience in a variety of civil cases. Dave’s trial experience includes various commercial contract disputes, consumer predatory lending cases involving the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act, Retail Installment Sales Act, the U.C.C., disputes over mortgage validity in bankruptcy adversary proceedings, as well as a variety of tort and products liability cases.
Dave’s practice focuses on the defense of various consumer finance, commercial, and other business disputes, in both individual cases and class actions. He has represented major financial institution clients regarding Truth-In-Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, U.C.C. Article 3 and 4, loan servicing, contested foreclosure, predatory lending, Retail Installment Sales Act, Consumer Sales Practices Act, automobile leasing, and custodial trust account claims, in state and federal courts throughout Ohio. In addition, Dave’s commercial practice has also included the defense of employment, age, housing, and other forms of discrimination claims under federal and state law. He has also coordinated the prosecution, on behalf of a major satellite television company, of some 900 civil cases in the federal courts of Ohio, making him one of the most active attorneys before the Ohio federal bars.
Dave serves on The Village New Albany Planning Commission and Board of Tax Appeals, is a founding member and an elder of his church, and is an avid golfer. He and his wife have two sons.
Education and Honors:
University of Rochester (B.A., cum laude, 1981)
George Washington University (J.D., 1985)
Notes Editor, The George Washington Journal of International Law &
Law Clerk to Hon. David D. Dowd,
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 1985-1987
State of Ohio, 1985
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 1986
United States Court of Appeal for the Sixth Circuit, 1986
District of Columbia, 1991
United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 1992
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 1995