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Thomas R. Morris

Thomas R. Morris

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Commercial, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights, International Law, Corporate & Incorporation

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About Me

Languages Spoken: French, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 35%
  2. Commercial: 30%
  3. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 20%
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 5%
  5. Other: 10%
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Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Ryan Christopher Plecha

    It is without hesitation that I endorse Tom. He is technically skilled in and out of the court room, while mastering the substantive law of bankruptcy. Tom's attention to detail is keen and his insight is invaluable. I have and will continue to recommend bankruptcy clients to Tom.


    Ryan Plecha Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. Tom and I have worked together and on opposite sides in a number of matters. He is among the most knowledgable, conscientious, and pragmatic attorneys I have dealt with or observed in the field of bankruptcy law, and I have the utmost confidence and comfort level in referring clients or questions to him for assistance in bankruptcy and related areas of the law.


    Jeffry Landis Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Silverman & Morris, P.L.L.C.

30500 Northwestern Highway
Suite 200
Farmington Hills, MI, 48334



MIActive And In Good Standing198608/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
SuperLawyersThomson Reuters2009
SuperLawyersThomson Reuters2008
AV RatingN/AN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerShefferly, Silverman & Morris1990 - 2003
Associate attorneySchlussel, Lifton1986 - 1990


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Business Law Section, State Bar of Michiganmember of Business Law Council2009 - Present
American Bankruptcy Institutemember2003 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section, Debtor/Creditor Rights Committeemember2000 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember1986 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
American Bankrupcty InstituteIndividual Chapter 11 Cases2013
Michigan Business Law JournalThe History and Future of Michigan Debtor Exemptions2010
Michigan Business Law JournalTrust Fund Statutes and the Discharge of 'Trustee' Debts Under Bankruptcy Code Section 523(a)(4)2008
Michigan Real Property ReviewJudgment Liens Against Real Property2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
James Madison College,Michigan State UniversityInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Central States Bankruptcy WorkshopIndividual chapter 11 cases2013
Real Property Issues in Bankruptcyleases and bankruptcy2006