Burgess, William

Contact

  • Telephone: (313) 223-3500
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  • J.D. Yale Law School ‘84
  • A.B. High Honors and High Distinction (Phi Beta Kappa) University of Michigan ‘81

Mr. Burgess currently serves as Dickinson Wright’s Chief Executive Officer where he oversees all aspects of the Firm’s professional and business operations, working closely with practice area leaders and administrative officers. For more than 25 years, he has served as counsel to secured lenders (including banks, insurance companies, lending syndicates, administrative agents, collateral agents and loan servicers) in all aspects of workouts, restructurings, loan modifications and enforcement of remedies. He serves as trial counsel in state and federal court proceedings, including bankruptcy cases and appellate matters, concerning creditor rights and enforcement of remedies and counsel to governmental economic growth and development agencies in revitalization and turnaround of distressed projects. Mr. Burgess also has been serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law since 1986.

Courses:

Payment Systems (2560)