James Plemmons Elected Fellow of Litigation Counsel of AmericaMarch 9, 2020
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Mr. Plemmons has been a trusted advisor and counsel to numerous automotive OEMs and suppliers for many years in supply chain, troubled supplier, bankruptcy, and other commercial matters. He has an in-depth knowledge of the automotive industry and is a former chair of Dickinson Wright’s Automotive Industry Team. He has represented numerous insurance companies with regard to workout, foreclosure and bankruptcy matters and has been counsel to numerous secured lenders, unsecured lenders, bankruptcy trustees, debtors, shareholders, and investor groups in all nature of bankruptcy, restructuring, and workout proceedings, including corporate and individual reorganization and liquidation proceedings. Mr. Plemmons is a current member of Dickinson Wright’s Management Group.
Mr. Plemmons is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Tennessee Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Federal Bar Association (Tennessee). He is recognized as a leader in his field by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyers, and DBusiness Top Lawyers. Mr. Plemmons received his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law.
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