JULIE BETH TEICHER, shareholder, serves in our Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Debtor-Creditor Rights group as well as 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.
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.