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Rozanne M. Giunta

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  • Midland

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    f. +1.989.486.6158

  • Detroit

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    f. +1.248.603.9793


Rozanne Giunta regularly represents secured creditors, debtors, creditors' committees and trustees in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 proceedings, loan workouts, defense of preference claims, collection suits, foreclosure actions and related matters. Prior to formal filings, she will work with businesses to structure transactions designed to anticipate bankruptcy problems. Rozanne counsels corporations of all sizes in various industries including automotive suppliers, automobile dealerships, farms and related businesses, hospitals and manufacturers. Her clients have included Dow Corning, as Debtor's Counsel in their Chapter 11 proceeding, as well as representation of various other companies as it relates to customers and suppliers in Chapter 11 proceedings throughout the country. In addition, she represents numerous banks and secured lenders in negotiating and documenting secured transactions and in bankruptcy proceedings.
Rozanne is the chair of the firm's Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring Practice Group. She is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America© and Michigan Super Lawyers. She was the chair of the Debtor and Creditors’ Rights Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the Rules Committee for the Eastern District of Michigan. She also serves on the mediation panel for the Eastern District of Michigan and has successfully mediated numerous matters relating to bankruptcy and commercial law issues. She currently serves as chair of the Hidden Harvest Board, the Finance Council and the Long Term Financial Planning Committee for the Saginaw Diocese, as well as the Foundation Board and the Pro Bono Board for the American College of Bankruptcy.



  • Loyola University Chicago J.D. 1979
  • Marygrove College B.A. 1976 magna cum laude


  • 1979, Michigan


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Michigan

Bar Associations

  • Federal Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Chair, Debtor and Creditors' Rights Committee, Real Property Law Section
  • Bay County Bar Association

Teaching and Lecturing

  • Frequent lecturer for the American Bankruptcy Institute, Federal Bar Association and Institute for Continuing Legal Education


Honors & Awards

  • The Barbara J. Rom Award for Bankruptcy Excellence, 2021
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyer, 2022, 2020
  • Named Best Lawyers' Troy Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization (2022) and Bankruptcy Litigation (2021 and 2018) Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers in Michigan
  • Elected as Fellow to the American College of Bankruptcy, 2011


Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Bankruptcy
    Fellow, Pro Bono Board Member (2018-Present)
  • American College of Bankruptcy Foundation
    Board Member (2015-Present)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
  • Commercial Law League of America (CLLA)
  • Advisory Committee to Bankruptcy Court in Eastern District of Michigan Regarding Rules Relating to Chapter 11 Issues
  • Michigan Exemption Advisory Committee, Civil Law and Judiciary Committee
  • Mediation Panel Member, Eastern District of Michigan 
  • Debtor and Creditors’ Rights Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the Rules Committee for the Eastern District of Michigan, Past Chair 

Community Affiliations

  • Hidden Harvest
    Board Member (2016-Present); Board Chair (2019-20)
  • Bay Area Catholic School Advisory Board
    Board Member (2007-11)
  • Bishop's Blue Ribbon Commission for Saginaw Diocese (2008)
  • Boys and Girls Club of Bay County
    Board Member (2005-12) and Past President (2009-11)
  • Catholic Diocese of Saginaw Finance Counsel and Long-Term Planning Committee (2014-Present)
  • Visiting Nurses
    Board Member (2005-8)
  • YWCA
    Board of Directors (2006-11); Board Governance Committee (2009-Present)

Speaking Engagements

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