A Limitless Future

Lawyers for business owners. 53 high growth, high profile metro-Detroit businesses served and counting. 1,540 families in metro-Detroit served. Millions upon millions of dollars of assets in metro-Detroit protected. Tens of millions of dollars of debt discharged. Maxwell Dunn's nationally recognized team of Detroit and Southeast Michigan-based attorneys are passionate about your future and how they can deliver meaningful results for you. Contact us today to learn why we are Michigan's law firm for business owners and start-ups.

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Business Advisory

We advise businesses on the legal impact of day-to-day decision making and help business prepare and plan for a bright and prosperous future.

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Shareholder Litigation

Business disputes can quickly spiral out of control, let us help you resolve those disputes before they become more costly than you can imagine.

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Asset Protection

With decades of experience, our nationally recognized attorneys have protected millions of dollars of assets and tens of millions of dollars of debt.

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Progressive Thinking.
Proven Expertise.

Michigan's Business Lawyers. As community and legal leaders in Southeast Michigan and beyond, our nationally recognized team of Detroit and metro-Detroit based lawyers and business advisors are committed to serving individuals, families and businesses in the state of Michigan by providing outstanding legal advocacy and counseling while maintaining the highest degree of integrity and professionalism.

Michigan’s Business Lawyers.

Recognized by SuperLawyers, AVVO, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Crain’s Detroit Business, Detroit Legal News, the American Bankruptcy Law Institute, the attorneys of Maxwell Dunn serve as trusted legal advisors for Michigan’s next generation of high growth business owners and start up founders. View the video below to learn why Maxwell Dunn is metro-Detroit’s top business law firm for Michigan’s next generation of business owners, start-up founders and their families.  Whether you need to grow or restructure your business, assets or investments, a Maxwell Dunn lawyer is here to help. Contact us today to learn how our business and legal expertise can help you, your business and your family thrive.
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Practice Spotlight

Our business bankruptcy practice is a nationally recognized practice that is dedicated to helping you find business bankruptcy and debt solutions for your business or your family.  At the heart of any business, there are real people who are impacted by every decision. At Maxwell Dunn, we pride ourselves on treating each case as though it were our own business at stake, while always keeping your unique goals and objectives in mind. Striking that balance is what sets us apart from other consumer and business bankruptcy attorneys, and is the reason why many of our clients have chosen to stay with us over the years. We’ll help you handle any situation that arises, whether you are facing foreclosure, garnishment, or corporate bankruptcy. Schedule your consultation today to learn more about how we can help you protect your business, your home, your assets and your future.

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Our Team

Ethan Dunn

Managing Partner

Ethan is the managing partner of Maxwell Dunn Law. He has successfully turned around several small businesses and assisted hundreds of individuals fix their personal financial challenges both in and out of bankruptcy. In addition to his bankruptcy and turnaround practice, Ethan guides entrepreneurs through the purchase, sale and merger of businesses and advises small business owners.

Alexander Berry-Santoro

Alex has helped many businesses in Michigan resolve disputes with their vendors without the use of litigation or bankruptcy. A skilled litigator with trial and appellate experience, Alex is most proud of his ability to efficiently and quickly resolve business disputes informally. This creates the greatest value for his clients.

Brenda J Maxwell


Brenda has practiced law for more than 30 years and is also licensed to practice in Washington D.C. She maintains an “AV” rating with the Martindale-Hubbell rating service, which is the highest possible attorney rating. Brenda completed her undergraduate degree at Michigan State University on a Math Scholarship. Brenda also completed a Master’s Degree at Michigan State University in Ed/Psych Research and afterward attended Wayne State University for law school. Brenda retired from full-time legal work in 2017 and now serves as an advisor to the firm.

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