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Sandra S. Hamilton

fax +1 616.608.1194

Sandra Hamilton represents banks and other financial institutions, secured parties, businesses and municipalities in all aspects of bankruptcy, collection litigation and out of court enforcement and resolution.

Sandra focuses her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, bankruptcy, collections and creditors’ rights law. In her extensive creditors’ rights practice, she regularly counsels clients on commercial loan workouts, loan restructuring, rights and remedies in bankruptcy, Uniform Commercial Code, consumer bankruptcy and collections, and foreclosure issues. Sandra is also seasoned in the area of Small Business Administration loan collections and guaranty claim recovery, including counseling clients on loan documentation compliance, collection and guarantee recovery guidelines. She is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy, collection and creditors’ rights laws.


J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1988
B.A., cum laude, Alma College, Alma, Michigan, 1984


Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Banking and Finance Law (2024), Litigation – Banking and Finance (2024), Litigation – Bankruptcy (2022-2024)


State Bar of Michigan

Grand Rapids Bar Association

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association (Member, Bankruptcy Section)

Affiliation, NAGGL

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan
U.S. Bankruptcy Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. Bankruptcy Ct., W.D. of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit