Lawrence G. McMichael is a Senior Partner and Chairman of the practice of law at Dilworth Paxson LLP in Philadelphia. He is a permanent member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. He has practiced bankruptcy and commercial litigation for more than 40 years. He is the former Chairman of the Firm’s Litigation Department and its Bankruptcy Group. Mr. McMichael has extensive trial experience in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts and has served as lead counsel in many high profile bankruptcy cases, civil and criminal cases and appeals.
Mr. McMichael is one of only a handful of attorneys in the U.S. to be elected as a Fellow of both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Bankruptcy. He is a member of the American and Philadelphia Bar Associations and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Mr. McMichael earned his J.D. from Duke University (1978) and his B.A. from Duke, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (1975).