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Eric D. Carlson





Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1999

Western Michigan University, B.S 1995

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan

Eric D. Carlson has counseled clients on a variety of corporate matters including entity formation and organization, distressed debt and restructuring, commercial agreements and business transactions as well as regulatory compliance. He has significant experience in multiple areas including insolvency and restructuring, general corporate matters and health care industry regulation and operations.

Eric has a multi-state practice working with corporate entities in a variety of industries on general corporate matters and has significant experience insolvency and restructuring. Eric also represents physician groups and other medical service providers in matters pertaining to medical practice formation, regulatory compliance, contractual arrangements and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly counsels clients on and assists with the negotiation and drafting of contracts supporting all types of commercial transactions, including contracts for the purchase and sale of businesses and business assets, employment agreements, vendor agreements, financing agreements, business management agreements and others.  He has represented buyers and sellers in merger, acquisition and disposition transactions both in distressed and voluntary situations. 

Eric also regularly works with automotive and other manufacturers to protect just-in-time supplies of component parts produced by financially distressed or bankrupt suppliers, thereby avoiding costly production interruptions.

Representative Matters

Eric has experience representing debtors, customers, suppliers and lenders in commercial bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, financial restructurings, liquidations and out-of-court workouts. He regularly works with an original equipment manufacturer to protect their supply.


Professional Training, Airline Transport Pilot Certification

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2009, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Professional Activities

American Bankruptcy Institute

American Health Lawyers Association

State Bar of Michigan

Airline Pilots Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

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