Maxwell Dunn Law

Maxwell Dunn Law

Maxwell Dunn PLC is a law firm committed to service through outstanding legal advocacy and counsel while maintaining the highest degree of integrity and professionalism.

Firm Overview

When our founding partner, Brenda J. Maxwell began her career more than 30 years ago, she started with a vision: professional service that puts people first. Today, all of us at Maxwell Dunn are proud to continue the tradition of ensuring superior service.

From our Michigan offices, we serve neighboring businesses throughout the State of Michigan and Washington D.C. With every client we serve, and everywhere that we work, we rely on our extensive knowledge and skill in litigation and non-litigation alike. We deliver the advantage of applying cutting-edge technology for communication and case management so that you always have access to the answers you need with anytime, anywhere convenience.

When you need a business legal advisor that understands how to deliver powerful results with a personal touch, we at Maxwell Dunn are here to serve you.
Main Office
Main Office
24725 W. 12 Mile Rd Ste 304
Southfield  MI  48034
  • (248) 246-1166
  • (248) 432-1367

Office Information

Office Hours
7 A.M-6 P.M. Monday-Friday. Evening and weekend appointments may be available upon request
Office Manager
Ethan Dunn
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
Build a bridge to a brighter future for not only yourself, but your business as well.
It's far less costly (not to mention less stressful) to proactively create a plan for your business, rather than waiting until it's too late. With Maxwell Dunn on your side, we can help you address and plan for a variety of business situations so that you can avoid problems down the road. Our proactive approach to business operations and activities means that you can better manage risk and strengthen your business for continued, long-term success. We provide guidance in:

Legal audits
Mergers and acquisitions
Financial health assessments
Financial analysis of deals, contracts, and assets
Turnaround management (internal business reorganization)
Creditor representation
Mediation services

Even businesses in serious financial trouble may have other options available for resolving their challenges. At Maxwell Dunn, we specialize in analyzing each individual case and identifying the most favorable course of action for meeting your needs. Often, with our careful review, we are able to deliver opportunities that are typically overlooked. Our expertise in this area includes:

Workouts negotiating individualized terms with creditors
Assignment for benefit of creditors
It is never too late to save your home!
As you already know, the Detroit area has been recently dealing with some of its toughest times lately. Not only for its residents, but its business owners as well. As a Metro Detroit homeowner, you are the key to rebuilding a great city, and Maxwell Dunn can help you to save your home, eliminate your debt, and stop those harassing phone calls and letters for good!

We offer expertise in several different avenues available to save your home and begin your path to financial freedom.
Commercial Real Estate
Whether your commercial property is distressed OR you're looking to buy commercial property for the first time, Maxwell Dunn will be there for you every step of the way!
Maxwell Dunn doesn't only specialize it making sure the needs of your business are met, we specialize in YOU. Whether your commercial property is facing foreclosure or your are looking to buy a property for your very first business, we will walk you through each necessary step and ensure not only your needs are met, but your goals as well.
Maxwell Dunn PLC is committed to fighting for the financial freedom and fresh start you deserve. Whether it's to save your business or your personal fiances, we will go to work for you!
We know that bankruptcy can feel like a failure or an end to all operations, but the truth is quite different. The staff at Maxwell Dunn know how to use bankruptcy as a tool for keeping your business and your life operational and protecting you from avoidable damage to your personal finances. We can counsel you through your various bankruptcy options, as best suits your needs, including:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Chapter 12 Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

Ethan Dunn

Ethan took over leadership of Maxwell Dunn in 2011, after five years with the firm. He earned his undergraduate degree in Investment Finance from Wayne State University and his law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Mr. Dunn represents clients in both state and federal courts. His current practice areas include:

Business Advisory & Compliance

Mr. Dunn has extensive experience working with companies facing financial challenges and has successfully managed the turnaround and reorganization of both for-profit and non-profit companies. His unique approach has allowed him to provide creative solutions for his clients to resolve both internal and external financial roadblocks that prevent companies from reaching their fullest potential. Mr. Dunn understands the needs of his clients because his background is in business, having operated several startups prior to becoming an attorney. .In addition to his law practice, Mr. Dunn serves as a co-chair of the Bankruptcy Practice Group of the Federal Bar Association, Trustee for the Walter Shapero Symposium, and has served on the local rules committee commissioned to re-write the Local Bankruptcy Rules for the Eastern District of Michigan. Mr. Dunn is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association, Wolverine Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, and several other civic organizations. Recenlty, Mr. Dunn was named a "Superlawyer" Rising Star, an honor given to fewer than 5% of his peers. He has also received the "40 Under Forty" award from the Michigan Chronicle that honors business people and professionals at the top of their field.

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