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   3Earle I. ErmanSouthfield(248) 208-0710eerman@maddinhauser.comeerman@maddinhauser.comMaddin Hauser Roth & Heller PCwww.maddinhauser.comwww.maddinhauser.comermanearle.jpgBankruptcy & Workout Law: CommercialCreditor's Rights, Bankruptcy and InsolvencyCorporate and Business Law
Earle I.
Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller PC
28400 Northwestern Highway 3rd FL
Essex Centre
Southfield MI 48034
Ph.(248) 208-0710 Fx.(248) 208-0720
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial    Creditor's Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    Corporate and Business Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  Oakland
Practice Description:  
Earle I. Erman is a shareholder in the firm’s Creditor's Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice Group. Widely recognized as one of Michigan’s top bankruptcy and insolvency lawyers, Mr. Erman’s practice focuses on insolvency-related matters inside and outside of bankruptcy.

Mr. Erman has successfully handled a wide range of creditor-related matters, contract disputes, mediations, receiverships, representation of debtors, creditors’ committees, secured and unsecured creditors, and other parties in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy matters.

From 1975 through 1991, Mr. Erman served as a member and bankruptcy trustee of the Panel of United States Trustees for the Eastern District of Michigan. In that capacity, he acted as a liquidating and operating trustee in a broad range of business bankruptcy matters.

With his significant litigation experience in bankruptcy and commercial matters, Mr. Erman possesses particular expertise as a mediator, facilitator and arbitrator in a wide range of contract disputes and has facilitated settlements in many complex commercial cases. Mr. Erman has acted as counsel for receivers and as the receiver on numerous occasions at the request of various institutional parties and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

In 2006, 2013 and 2015, Mr. Erman was appointed as a member of the Judicial Selection Committee for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. In this role, he made recommendations for the selection of bankruptcy judges for the Eastern District of Michigan. Additionally, Mr. Erman co-chaired the panel in 2013.

Mr. Erman is AV rated in Martindale Hubbell. He has been named in the Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy since 1995, has been recognized in the Michigan edition of Super Lawyers® in the practice areas of business bankruptcy, business litigation and creditor/debtor rights, and listed as a 2019 Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Law, Commercial Law, and Mediation. Mr. Erman is the recipient of the Federal Bar Association’s 2018 Barbara J. Rom Award for Bankruptcy Excellence. He is also board certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification.

Bar Admissions:  
Michigan, 1974
U.S. District Court
  Eastern District of Michigan
  Western District of Michigan
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
  5th Circuit
  6th Circuit

Law School:  Wayne State University, J.D., 1974

Law School Honors/Involvement:  Cum laude

Undergraduate School:  Michigan State University, B.A., 1971

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
State Bar of Michigan
  Real Property Law Section
    Debtor/Creditor Rights Subcommittee
Federal Bar Association, Detroit Chapter
American Bankruptcy Institute

Firm Description:  
Maddin Hauser is a multi-specialty law firm serving individuals, businesses and governmental entities throughout metro Detroit and all of southeastern Michigan. We are proud to have represented many of our clients for 25 years or more. While our clients appreciate the results we achieve, the way we achieve those results is equally important to them.

We don't just respond to a client's needs. We anticipate them. Because we work hard to understand each client's business, industry and unique situations, we can be more proactive about protecting their interests. Because we are committed to frequent communication and ready accessibility, we can obtain client input quickly and move forward in an expeditious manner. Because we embrace the highest standards of professionalism and integrity, we can be trusted to do the right thing for every client.

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