Jonathan C. Myers

Jonathan C. Myers is a partner in the Detroit and Southfield offices of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss. He is a member of the Firm's Insolvency & Reorganization and Litigation Practice Groups. His practice focuses on commercial and bankruptcy litigation, insolvency, workouts, including collections, non-dischargeability actions, objections to discharge, preference defense, and the representation of debtors and creditors in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy proceedings.

Jonathan earned a Bachelor's degree with honors from the University of Michigan and is a cum laude graduate of Wayne State University Law School, where he served as associate editor and senior articles editor for the Journal of Law in Society.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit

Published Works & Speaking Engagements

  • Drafting a Complaint That Withstands a Defendant's Motion to Dismiss
  • "The Copy of the Note Is Alright: Using the Best Evidence Rule and Self-Authentication to a Creditor's Advantage", ABI Bankruptcy Litigation Committee Newsletter, Part II - September 2011
  • "Keeping the Business Afloat: An Overlooked Defense to Nondischargeability Under Section 523(a)(6)", American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, November 2011 issue.
  • National Business Institute "Disability Benefits Protection in Bankruptcy"

Honors & Awards

  • Thomas C. Yeotis Scholarship
  • Super Lawyers magazine Rising Star, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 
  • Wayne State University Law School Bronze Key Certificate

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Alumni Association of the University of Michigan—Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute—Member
  • State Bar of Michigan—Member Business Law Section
  • State Bar of Michigan—Member Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee