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Julie B.


"Our reputation is everything. We work hard to protect it everyday."


Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Debtor-Creditor Rights, Financial Services and Real Property Litigation Group

JULIE BETH TEICHER, shareholder, co-chairs our Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Debtor-Creditor Rights group and is a member of our Financial Services and Real Property Litigation group. She concentrates her practice on business-related insolvency and bankruptcy matters, handling cases in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. District Court, and in state court proceedings.

Julie’s clients include debtors, creditors, receivers, purchasers, and parties of interest in bankruptcy and receivership matters in both state and federal courts. She has served as a court-appointed receiver and as the trustee of a liquidating trust established pursuant to Delaware law. She has worked on many hospital bankruptcy matters over the years, representing a variety of clients in various cases. Julie has extensive experience representing creditors in consumer debtor cases filed under Chapters 11, 13, and 7. These creditors include various financial institutions, real estate companies, title companies, landlords, and trustees.

Julie has represented clients in bankruptcy matters in Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Texas, and Ohio. She serves as local counsel for out-of-state attorneys who have matters in Michigan courts, including state, federal, and bankruptcy courts.

AV-rated in Martindale Hubbell, Julie is included in its registry of preeminent women lawyers. DBusiness Magazine named her a Top Lawyer in bankruptcy, and she has been recognized as a Michigan Leading Lawyer in Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial and Creditor’s Rights/Commercial Collections Law.

Best Lawyers in America has recognized Julie in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy since 2010, and since 2018 for her work in Commercial Litigation.

Julie was named the Best Lawyers 2022 Detroit Litigation – Bankruptcy “Lawyer of the Year” and 2019 Detroit Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored with this award.

She has been recognized in the Michigan edition of Super Lawyers in the practice areas of Business Bankruptcy, Business Litigation and Creditor/Debtor Rights. Julie has been recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the Top Women Lawyers for Business Bankruptcy. In 2019, she was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, an honorary professional and educational association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals.

In 2022, Julie was selected as the recipient of the Barbara J. Rom Award for Bankruptcy Excellence from the Federal Bar Association of the Eastern District of Michigan. Chosen annually, the award winners must exhibit the highest overall excellence in the practice of bankruptcy law. She was also selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly for its 2022 class of “Influential Women of Law.”

A Certified Bankruptcy Court Mediator, Julie has been an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law at various times since 2006. She also has been a presenter at many seminars, including the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Central States Bankruptcy Workshop and the Veteran’s Day Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference (now known as the ABI Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference). She has given presentations on receiverships in commercial real estate matters, alternatives to bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights in the metal-forming business sector.


James Madison College, Michigan State University, East Lansing, B.A. with honors, 1978

University of Detroit, Juris Doctor, 1982


Professional Memberships

State Bar of Michigan
– Member, Business Law Section, Bankruptcy Committee, Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee

Federal Bar Association, Detroit chapter

Former Co-Chair, Bankruptcy Section, Eastern District of Michigan

American Bankruptcy Institute

American College of Bankruptcy

Law Firm Alliance Bankruptcy Committee, Co-Chair

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit, Immediate Past Chair


Bar Admissions

State Bar of Michigan, admitted 1982

U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth and Eighth Circuits

Pro hac basis to various bankruptcy courts throughout the country





Spotting An Insolvent Client And The Accountant’s Role In a Bankruptcy Case” Maddin Hauser’s Twenty-Ninth Annual Tax Symposium (2020)


Recent Speaking Engagements:
Chapter 11 in the Era of Covid-19, Federal Bar Association, Western District of Michigan, October 9, 2020

Overview of Chapter 11 Case Issues, Old National Bank, September 23, 2020

General Review of Bankruptcy Issues, Birmingham, Michigan CPAs, August 31, 2020

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