400 Galleria Officentre, Suite 444
Southfield, Michigan 48034
Telephone: (248) 827-4100
Fax: (248) 827-4106

Areas of Practice

Our Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy And Insolvency

A cornerstone of the firm is its comprehensive and extensive experience in bankruptcy, reorganization and insolvency matters. The firm regularly represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees, landlords, business owners and other interested parties in matters in bankruptcy cases filed under Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. The firm is also familiar with the Chapter 9 bankruptcy process and was significantly involved in the Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceeding involving the City of Detroit.

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Debtor and Creditor Rights

Erman Teicher was founded to handle debtor and creditor rights matters. In addition to its bankruptcy work, Erman Teicher regularly handles out of court loan workouts and restructurings, debt compromises and settlements, representation of judgment creditors, representation of judgment debtors, and analysis of potential liability in distressed financial situations, including assessment of assets available for collection and/or execution. Our expertise in these areas is the foundation that supports all of the firm’s practice areas.

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Out of Court Workouts and Restructuring

Erman Teicher is regularly involved in Out of Court Workouts and Restructurings. In the changing economic environments, it does not always make sense for a company or individual which has debt to be in a formal proceeding, such as filing for bankruptcy relief. We have the expertise to help businesses and individuals with debt determine whether an out of court process is the most effective way to deal with their financial issues.

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Business Transactions and Contracts

Erman Teicher provides comprehensive services in planning, negotiating, structuring and implementing business, corporate and financial transactions and contracts. The firm regularly works with clients in a wide range of areas.

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Real Estate and Construction

The firm is experienced in many areas of real estate and construction law and related matters. We have represented buyers, sellers, lenders, owners, developers, investors, contractors, landlords, tenants, escrow agents, receivers, liquidating agents, bankruptcy trustees and ERISA fringe benefit funds in many real estate disciplines.

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Business and Commercial Litigation

The firm has an active practice before bankruptcy, federal and state trial courts. We regularly represent individuals and businesses, as either as creditors, debtors, trustees, liquidating agents, receivers and in other capacities, in a variety of general and specialized multi-party litigation.

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Multi-Employer and Union Fringe Benefit Funds

Erman Teicher has substantial expertise and involvement in all bankruptcy, federal, state and out-of-court proceedings representing union fringe benefit funds established under collective bargaining agreements, in the collection of unpaid fringe benefit contributions (vacation, health, welfare and other benefits), liquidated damages and attorney’s fees in and related to the construction industry.

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Receiverships

Erman Teicher regularly acts as counsel for court-appointed receivers in federal and state-court proceedings. We are well-versed and up to date on all statutes, court rules and case law relevant to these proceedings. The firm is frequently asked to serve as counsel in this role as receivership cases involve many inter-connected practice disciplines in which we are frequently involved.

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Local Counsel Services

Our firm is regularly requested to act as local counsel for out-of-state law firms, attorneys, banks and others who require the services of Michigan counsel for litigation and non-litigation matters. In the litigation context, the firm has served as local counsel in bankruptcy, federal and state court proceedings throughout Michigan.

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Mediation Services

Erman Teicher provides comprehensive mediation services. Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process that encourages the parties to reach a negotiated outcome with a mediator as a neutral third party, in a good-faith effort to avoid protracted and expensive litigation.

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About The Firm

Erman, Teicher, Zucker & Freedman, P.C., is a Metropolitan Detroit-based law firm founded in 1976, practicing in the federal and state courts. The firm's practice focuses on areas of bankruptcy, business, corporate, construction and real estate law, as well as commercial litigation.

 

Contact Us

400 Galleria Officentre
Suite 444
Southfield, Michigan 48034
Telephone: (248) 827-4100
Fax: (248) 827-4106