Attorneys & Counselors

Lynn M. Brimer

Member

Phone: 248.205.2772
Office: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Lynn M. Brimer2

Lynn M. Brimer

Member

Phone: 248.205.2772
Office: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Practice Areas:

As a seasoned attorney with over 30 years of experience, Lynn Brimer focuses her practice on all aspects of business bankruptcy and tax controversy.  As a former IRS District Counsel Attorney and Special Assistant United States Attorney, has a broad range of experience representing taxpayers before various taxing authorities and regulatory agencies and debtors and creditors in all phased of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding.

Experience

  • Assist taxpayers with representation before the internal Revenue Service, the State of Michigan Department of Treasury and other taxing authorities in connection with audit and collection matters
  • Represent taxpayers before the United States Tax Court and the Michigan Tax Tribunal
  • Represent secured lenders in out of court restructurings, workouts, forbearance agreement negotiations and Article 9 asset sales
  • Counsel secured banks and other secured lenders in all stages of a bankruptcy proceeding from the negotiation of a cash collateral order and DIP financing arrangements to requests for relief from the automatic stay state and contested confirmation hearings
  • Representation of creditors in municipal bankruptcy proceedings, including in the City of Detroit Chapter 9 bankruptcy case
  • Assist distressed businesses in all phases of a chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, including prefiling negotiations, preparation of cash collateral and DIP financing packages, Section 363 sales, negotiation of stalking horse bids, modification and termination of collective bargaining agreements and resolution of pension fund liabilities
  • Counsel to distressed borrowers in out of court restructuring, loan workouts and forbearance agreements with lenders
  • Advise and represent clients in state and federal litigation matters, including shareholder disputes, collection matters, receiverships and

Community Organizations

  • Served as Board Member, Neighborhood Housing Association
  • Served as Board Member and Chair of Development Committee, ACCESS,
  • Organizes fundraising for North Oakland County Special Olympics, American Cancer Society and MD Anderson

Published Articles/Seminars

  • Measuring Service-Delivery Insolvency in Chapter 9, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, February 2014.
  • United States v. Craft: How Did We Get Here?, Michigan Business Law Journal, Summer 2003.