David E. Peterson
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Professional Association
Address: 215 North Eola Drive
Orlando, FL 32801

Membership: Professional Certifications, Memberships and Activities•Orange County Bar Association •American Bankruptcy Institute •The Florida Bar
University: University of Michigan, B.A., with honors, 1980, University of Michigan School of Law, J.D., 1983
Admitted: 1983, Florida; 1983, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court; 1990, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1991, U.S. District Court, Northern District
Biography: Dave Peterson has a broad background in bankruptcy and creditors' rights, as well as commercial litigation, in general. Dave represents lenders, creditors and lessors in sophisticated Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 7 liquidations. He has represented creditors in negotiating Chapter 11 bankruptcy plans, as well as litigation concerning confirmation of bankruptcy plans. He has handled preference litigation, fraudulent conveyance claims, exemption litigation, and a wide range of other kinds of litigation arising out of bankruptcies, including appeals. Further, Dave has experience accumulated over a period of approximately 26 years, handling real estate mortgage foreclosures, including foreclosures of hotels, apartment complexes, office buildings, retail property, and other types of commercial property, and in handling litigation arising out of the enforcement of security interests in personal property under the UCC. Dave also has significant experience representing receivers in receivership cases, handling and litigating assignments for the benefit of creditors, and in defending lender liability claims. In addition, Dave has spent a number of years working on transactional matters related to his expertise in the area of finance. For example, Dave has experience handling the workout of problem loans and debt restructuring. Dave has also spent approximately 8 years structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing sophisticated financial transactions, such as mortgage warehouse facilities, repurchase agreement transactions, real estate loans involving special purpose entities, and revolving credit facilities secured by all kinds of personal property, as well as uniform commercial code transactions of all kinds. Many of these transactions have involved hundreds of millions of dollars. Recognition•Martindale-Hubbell Rating: BV •Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers 2006, 2012-2014 Community Activities•Leadership Winter Park, Class VII Related Articles•Secured Creditor Loses Its Lien In Bankruptcy Through Inattentiveness •Verify Payment Records When Buying A Mortgage •Does a Security Interest in Accounts Prevail Over a Previously Perfected Security Interest in Proceeds? •Secured Lender Has No Right to Golf Course Greens Fees In Bankruptcy •Can a Payment to a Fully Secured Mortgagee be a Preference? •Florida Supreme Court Rejects Restriction on Availability of Condominium Association Receiverships •Stockholder Held Personally Liable for Failure of Insolvent Company to Pay Federal Taxes •A Wrinkle in Fla. Usury Law Regarding 1st Mortgages •Fla. Attorneys At Odds Over Condo Mortgagees' Liability •Commentary: A gold dealer and investor meet the bankruptcy judge •The Advantages of Purchasing Property from a Bankruptcy •Trapped Between Tax and Foreclosure Law: A Receiver's Power to Sell Mortgaged Real Estate and Its Effect on the CMBS Industry •CMBS Investment Opportunities •Collateral Granted by Subsidiaries to Secure Parent's Debts is Avoided in Bankruptcy: A Cautionary Lesson for Lenders •Cracking the Mortgage Assignment Shell Game Related Press Releases•Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Represents Hilton Orlando Convention Center in its $375 Million CMBS Financing •Attorney David Peterson Publishes Article in The Northern Miner •Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Lawyers Named to 2013 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists •Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Lawyers Named Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2012 Related Media Coverage•Visions Golf Wins Confirmation