Joseph N. Ejbeh is a senior partner at Aloia Law with a diverse commercial litigation and business law practice, specializing in banking and financial law.
Over the last 20-years, Mr. Ejbeh has represented banks, lenders and financial institutions in a full spectrum of legal services, including but not limited to, loan documentation, loan reviews, legal compliance issues, regulatory matters, litigation, workouts, collection (pre and post judgment), liquidation of collateral under the UCC and Article 9 workouts, foreclosures (judicial and by advertisement), creditor rights and remedies inside and outside of bankruptcy, appointment and supervision of receiverships, and defense of lender liability claims filed against lenders. He regularly prepares workout strategies and supporting loan documentation and/or modifications for banks and lenders. He has extensive experience in evaluating commercial disputes and transactions to negotiate, prepare and implement workout strategies to resolve disputes and avoid litigation when possible. Mr. Ejbeh works directly with Managed and Special Asset Commercial Banking Officers, Receivers, and other professionals of various lenders. He represents a wide variety of clients, from large companies and financial institutions to local businesses.
In addition to his banking law practice, Mr. Ejbeh has extensive experience in business litigation, real estate, and transactional matters, having handled hundreds of complex commercial litigation and business law cases in both state and federal courts. He has served as first chair in over 100 trials, evidentiary hearings, complex commercial arbitrations, and multi-million-dollar facilitations, and has prepared and argued numerous complex dispositive motions. Mr. Ejbeh’s trial experience extends to numerous U.S. District Courts, state courts (inside and outside of Michigan), AAA, informal arbitration, facilitation, and other ADR venues.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ejbeh had a diverse legal and business career that included experience as the Assistant General Counsel and Managing Director of Talmer Bank and Trust and Chemical Bank. Prior to his in-house counsel experience, Mr. Ejbeh was in private practice at large-scale Detroit-based law firms where he represented businesses and individual clients in a broad range of matters. Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Ejbeh was an officer of the U.S. Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms in Detroit, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Additionally, Mr. Ejbeh sits as a Case Evaluator in multiple counties.
- State of Michigan
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
- University of Detroit School of Law
J.D. Magna Cum Laude, 1993
- University of Detroit
B.A. Summa Cum Laude, 1984
- State Bar of Michigan
- Macomb County Bar Association
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
- DBusiness Top Lawyer for Banking and Financial Services, 2022, 2023, 2024
- Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate Law, 2023