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Attorney specializing in business disputes joins Butzel Long

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Sean M. Walsh, an attorney specializing in business disputes, has joined Butzel Long as a senior attorney.

Mr. Walsh concentrates his practice in the area of business disputes, including automotive supply chain disputes, client, customer and vendor insolvency and bankruptcy, shareholder disputes, intellectual property disputes, medical billing and insurance fraud disputes and the enforcement and/or defense of actions for the violation of restrictive covenants.

He regularly represents creditors, potential purchasers of assets and debtors in connection with the prosecution and defense of actions filed in the United States Bankruptcy Courts, including actions filed to set aside and/or recover avoidable preferences and other avoidance actions under Chapter 5 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, together with general bankruptcy matters on behalf of creditors, purchasers of assets and business debtors.

Mr. Walsh has been admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan, Western District of Michigan and Northern District of Illinois (including the Trial Bar), as well as a variety of Federal District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts on a pro hac vice basis, including the Southern District of New York and the Northern District of Texas. He is fluent in Spanish, a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and was named as a “Top Lawyer” for 2011 & 2012 by dBusiness magazine.

Mr. Walsh is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, B.A. (Biology & Spanish – 1989), and he received his J.D. from the University of Toledo, College of Law, in 1993. Mr. Walsh graduated in the top 20 percent of his University of Toledo, College of Law, class and was named to the Dean’s List.

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a leading law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at