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Marc N. Swanson





University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2007

University of Michigan, B.A. 2004

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U. S. District Court

  • Western District of Michigan
  • Eastern District of Michigan

In bankruptcy cases across the country, Marc Swanson represents lenders, customers, suppliers, creditors’ committees, unsecured and administrative creditors.

He has extensive experience in the oil and gas, automotive, banking, and building supply industries. In addition to negotiating and documenting complex agreements, Marc litigates commercial disputes, fraudulent conveyances and preferential transfer cases.

Representative Matters


University of Minnesota Law School, cum laude; Dean's List; First Year Legal Writing Honors; International Law Moot Court

University of Michigan, University Honors; James B. Angell Scholar; University of Michigan Democrats Club; Junior Year Abroad

Kings College, London, England, 2003

M&A Advisor 7th Annual Emerging Leaders Award, 2016

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

American Bankruptcy Institute

Michigan Oil and Gas Association

Turnaround Management Association (Michigan Division), Programming Committee 2015-current

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

University of Michigan Alumni Association

University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit

Michigan Humane Society

Cass Community Services Board of Directors


University of Minnesota, Teaching Assistant, "Cases that Shocked and Shaped the Nation," September 2006-May 2007


"The Plan (2 months later) and Post Bankruptcy," Panelist, Turnaround Management Association (TMA), University Club of Grand Rapids, April 2016

"Bankruptcy Jurisdiction and Stern v. Marshall," Bankruptcy Conference, Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan, Thompsonville, Michigan, July 2012


"Stern v. Marshall raises new sword on court's authority," Focus on Bankruptcy,

Cite 26 Mich.L.W. 1003, August 20, 2012

"WARN Act and bankruptcy," Michigan Lawyers Weekly, September 13, 2011

"Landmark standards may not be for everyone," Michigan Lawyers Weekly, August 16, 2010

"Chrysler bankruptcy showed Section 363 a worthy solution," Michigan Lawyers Weekly, August 24, 2009