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Dickinson Wright PLLC

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

3 ranked lawyersBand 1MichiganUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

A significant player in bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency, acting for both debtors and creditors in addition to bankruptcy trustees. Offers a wide range of expertise, covering workouts and out-of-court debt restructurings as well as bankruptcies. Also experienced advising on matters arising under the Canadian Bankruptcy Act.

Strengths

One client applauds the firm for its "outstanding lawyers who put their clients' needs first and are always available to address those needs."

A client says: "The firm provides the legal knowledge and expertise necessary to protect our interests while being very thoughtful in addressing other parties' positions to reach an acceptable conclusion."

"The lawyers are always timely and responsive," says another interviewee, adding: "They always have the answers that we need and find a way to keep things moving forward."

Work highlights

Represented Canadian alternative lender Callidus Capital as a senior secured lender in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings concerning Minnesota-based business Midwest Asphalt.

Notable practitioners

James Plemmons is well regarded for his expertise in foreclosure and bankruptcy matters. He has noteworthy experience representing both debtors and creditors in the automotive sector.
"James is an excellent lawyer."

Steven Howell is highly respected for his many years' experience in bankruptcy and restructuring. He has advised on the full gamut of matters in this arena, including liquidations, refinancings and workouts.
"Steve provides commonsense solutions to complex problems. In addition to his legal knowledge, he has a great gasp of business concepts which is helpful in negotiations." "His legal advice and wise strategic counsel were key factors in bringing our matter to a fair resolution."

Theodore Sylwestrzak continues to advise on a wide array of matters and is especially well known for his experience handling workout proceedings in the auto and real estate sectors.
"Ted is excellent and has really helped us through a tough situation."

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Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Dickinson Wright PLLC

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Location

500 Woodward Avenue

Suite 4000

Detroit

Michigan

USA

MI 48226-3425

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Michigan

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


James Plemmons
Band 2
Steven G Howell
Band 1
Theodore Sylwestrzak
Band 1