Scott A. Chernich

Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

Scott Chernich’s practice areas include Chapter 11, 7 and 13 bankruptcy cases as well as banking law, construction law and commercial litigation. In 2003, Scott was appointed as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee by the U.S. Justice Department.

While he spends a large portion of his time representing creditors in prosecuting claims and recovering collateral, he also has significant experience as a debtor’s lawyer and as a trustee. As a result, he offers clients (businesses and individuals) a perspective that includes familiarity with common strategies for all sides and the ability to spot and resolve issues early in the process.

Scott is very involved in several professional associations, including the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees and served in numerous leadership roles in the Lansing community. He was also a popular adjunct professor at his alma mater, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

He also serves on Foster Swift’s Executive Committee and holds office of treasurer for the firm. For several years previous, Scott was the practice group leader for the firm’s Finance, Real Estate & Bankruptcy section.


  • Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 1993, cum laude
  • Shippensburg University, M.I.M., 1986
  • Shippensburg University, B.S., 1984

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals



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