Steven G. Howell

Dickinson Wright PLLC

Steve Howell has been practicing for over 40 years as a bankruptcy and insolvency lawyer providing a broad range of services in the distressed business context. A significant part of Steve’s practice is spent counseling lenders in troubled loan matters throughout the workout process, including exit strategies, refinancings, restructures, sales, out-of-court and court proceedings, bankruptcy and liquidation.

He is currently serving as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan as lead bankruptcy counsel on behalf of the State of Michigan in the Chapter 9 bankruptcy case filed by the City of Detroit. In addition, he serves as counsel to the Detroit Financial Review Commission which is responsible for reviewing and approving certain activities by the City of Detroit and reviewing compliance with the City’s plan of adjustment confirmed by the bankruptcy court in November of 2014.

Steve has also represented borrowers, creditors’ committees, creditors and purchasers of financially distressed companies. He has previously served as Practice Department Manager of the Banking, Bankruptcy, and Municipal Finance groups at Dickinson Wright for 8 years. Increasingly, Steve has been called upon to mediate matters in both state and federal courts.


  • University of Michigan, B.G.S., 1975
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1978

Bar Admission:

  • Michigan

Professional Involvement:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association


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Dickinson Wright PLLC
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