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Megan R. I. Baxter-Labut





Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude

University of Western Ontario, B.A.

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan


Megan Baxter-Labut is an associate at Miller Canfield and a member of the firm's Financial Services Group and Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Insolvency Group. She is experienced representing clients involved in complex commercial litigation, including structuring, negotiating, and documenting secured and unsecured commercial loans to borrowers in a variety of industries. She has also represented financial institutions in general commercial loan transactions and real estate transactions.

Before becoming an attorney, Megan worked as a Border Service Officer with the Canada Border Service Agency, dealing extensively with matters involving Canadian commercial importation and immigration laws, NAFTA, the Canadian Customs Act, and other laws and regulations affecting cross-border commerce. She also worked as a quality control supervisor for Canada's national statistics agency, Statistics Canada, and as a human resources officer for multiple organizations.


Non-Profit Turnaround Transaction of the Year, Turnaround Management Association (Detroit Chapter), 2023

Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021-present

State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2021-present

Wayne State University Law School, Cum Laude, Order of the Coif

Professional Activities

Turnaround Management Association (Detroit Chapter), Board Member – NextGen Committee & Network of Women Committee

Wayne State University Law School

• Moot Court, Outside Competition Junior Member

• Mock Trial, Junior Member

• Barbri, Student Representative

• Women's Law Caucus, Member

• Black Law Students Association, Member

• Wolverine Bar Association, Member

• Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Member


"Why Women Leave (Restructuring)," Detroit Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, March 31, 2022

"Dissolution for LLCs," Michigan Community Resources Business Closure Series, 2021

"Dissolution for Corporations," Michigan Community Resources Business Closure Series, 2021


"Journal of Corporate Renewal," Turnaround Management Association, Q & A, June 1, 2022

"Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors," Co-Authored with Marc Swanson and Steve Roach, Thomson Reuters Practical Law Journal, Spring 2022 

"Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 Sales: Michigan," Co-Authored with Marc Swanson and Steve Roach, Thomson Reuters Practical Law Journal, Spring 2022

"Reclamation Is [Mostly] Dead, but Has It Been Reincarnated?", co-authored with Ron Spinner, The Michigan Business Journal, State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section, Spring 2021