August 18, 2019
Southfield, Michigan
Job Type


Tremendous direct hire opportunity available with one of Trustpoint.One / Kelly Legal Resources’ corporate clients in Southfield! We are looking for a Bankruptcy Attorney with Chapter 11 experience to handle and prepare critical legal pleadings, engagement letters and documents, in support of our client’s Turnaround and Restructuring Services practice. This is a wonderful opportunity for candidates who meet the qualifications listed below.



  • Manage processes and prepare documents required for retention in Chapter 11 matters; assist with obtaining approval of such retentions by Bankruptcy Courts
  • Prepare, manage and develop engagement letters related to turnaround and restructuring services
  • Understand and formulate disclosures required in Chapter 11 matters and ensuring proper supplementation of such disclosures; advise on parties in interest matters and related disclosures
  • Draft and prepare supplemental declarations, certifications and similar documents
  • Create and maintain internal reports to track status and requirements in Chapter 11 engagements
  • Draft and review Fee Applications and compensation & staffing reports
  • Review, revise and finalize NDAs and confidentiality agreements
  • Assist with management and production of Court filings in Chapter 11 matters
  • Conduct document retrieval, research and tracing/confirming retention filings
  • Coordinate communication with and between our firm’s clients, internal stakeholders, in-house counsel, outside professionals, and service providers to resolve issues relating to litigation, bankruptcy, and conflict management



  • Licensed in good standing in any recognized US jurisdiction (MI preferred)
  • At least 3-5 years’ legal experience in Chapter 11 matters
  • Keen knowledge and experience in large Chapter 11 cases required
  • Experience drafting retention pleadings in Chapter 11 cases required
  • Experience with drafting and reviewing Fee Applications and compensation and staffing reports, including billing and compensation in Chapter 11 matters
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate detailed and complex information to others
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills
  • Ability to handle confidential, sensitive information
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; knowledge of SpringCM helpful


Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume in Word format highlighting all relevant experience. Due to overwhelming response, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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