William T. Burgess

William T. Burgess


Dickinson Wright PLLC

Recognized since 2008

Detroit, Michigan

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

International Mergers and Acquisitions

Litigation - Bankruptcy

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Mr. Burgess currently serves as Dickinson Wright’s Chairman. From 2010 through 2018, Mr. Burgess served as Dickinson Wright’s Chief Executive Officer, overseeing all aspects of the Firm’s professional and business operations, strategic planning, client relations and business expansion.

For more than 20 years, served as counsel to secured lenders (including banks, insurance companies, lending syndicates, administrative agents, collateral agents and loan servicers) in all aspects of workouts, restructurings, loan modifications and enforcement of remedies.

Location

  • 500 Woodward Avenue, Suite 4000
    Detroit, MI 48226-3425

Education

  • Yale University , graduated 1984

State Clerkships

  • Michigan - Supreme Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions

Special Focus

  • Banking
  • Chapter 12
  • Commercial
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Foreclosures
  • Lender Liability
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Out-of-Court Workouts
  • Workouts and Restructurings

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