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Matthew K. Casey

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  • Macomb County

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Biography

For more than two decades Matthew has focused his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, commercial loan workouts, commercial loan documentation and bank-related litigation. He has extensive experience in loan workouts involving industrial facilities, shopping centers, real estate developments and gas stations.

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School J.D. 1990
  • Wayne State University B.S. 1987 magna cum laude

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Macomb County Bar Association
    Civil Practice Committee; Foundation Board

Experience

  • Assists clients in negotiating forbearance agreements, loan restructurings and liquidations including sales pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Enforces loan agreements through foreclosure and injunction proceedings and litigates numerous cases involving fraud and fraudulent transfers as part of commercial loan workouts
  • Assists financial institutions in all aspects of commercial loan documentation
  • Defends financial institutions in litigation pending in state court, bankruptcy court and district court, including contested foreclosure proceedings
  • Represents secured creditors in commercial and consumer bankruptcy proceedings under Chapters 7, 11 and 13
  • Represents clients in various adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court, including preference and fraudulent transfer proceedings, nondischargeability proceedings, and proceedings to determine the validity and priority of various claims or interests
  • Represents secured creditors in workout negotiations, commercial foreclosure and state court receivership proceedings
  • Advised financial institution regarding the auction and sale of promissory notes and loan documents resulting in collections nearing $10 million 
  • Advised regarding the wind-down and liquidation of automotive supplier resulting in recovery of loan facilities in excess of $20 million
  • Pursued and obtained collection from loan guarantors in the millions of dollars

Honors & Awards

  • Named to Michigan Super Lawyers, 2011-Present
  • Named a Top Lawyer in Banking and Financial Service Law by DBusiness, 2012-2013, 2017-2019

Leadership

Professional Affiliations

  • Macomb County Chamber
    Member, Board of Directors (2014-Present)
  • Leadership Macomb
    Graduate
  • Wayne State University
    Board Member, Board of Visitors (2015-Present); Law School Alumni Association; School of Business Administration, Alumni Association
  • Macomb County Circuit Court
    Case Evaluator

Community Affiliations

  • Macomb Community College Foundation
    Community Director, MCC Foundation Board (2014-Present)
  • St. John Providence Health System Foundation
    Board Member (2011-Present)

Speaking Engagements

  • Business Transaction Update, roundtable sponsored by UHY Tax Advisors, Aug. 15, 2013, Birmingham, Mich.

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