Elias T. Majoros


Location: Southfield, Michigan
Phone: (248) 350-8220 Ext. 213
Direct Dial & Direct Fax: (248) 636-4980
Email: Email Me
Elias “Lee” Majoros specializes in creative and unique solutions for clients in complex legal disputes. Lee represents individuals and businesses in the area of debtor and creditor rights, bankruptcy, real estate, and state & federal tax matters. He also specializes in bankruptcy litigation on behalf of Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy trustees and private litigants in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases. Finally, Lee also provides clients with advanced asset protection planning.
Lee was formerly a trial attorney at the office of District Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Treasury in Detroit, Michigan. At the Office of the District Counsel, Lee represented the Internal Revenue Service in a variety of federal tax disputes including trials in the United States Tax Court. Lee also represented the Internal Revenue Service in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and U.S. District Court as a Special Assistant United States Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in Detroit, Michigan. Lee is a former shareholder in the law firm of Allard & Fish, P.C. in Detroit, Michigan. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Lee has given educational presentations for the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Institute for Continuing Legal Education and American Bankruptcy Institute.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Trustee Representation
  • 20% Debtor Representation
  • 20% Creditor Representation

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1988
  • Florida, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1989


University of Miami School Law, Miami, Florida

  • LL.M. – 1988
  • Major: Taxation

Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan

  • J.D. – 1987

Western Michigan University

  • M.B.A. – 1986
  • Major: Finance

 Western Michigan University

  • B.S. – 1983
  • Major: Business Administration
  • Major: Philosophy

Representative Cases

  • Williams v. C.I.R., T.C. Memo. 1990-266
  • Mazloom v. C.I.R., T.C. Memo. 1989-364
  • Washington v. C.I.R., T.C. Memo. 1990-386, T.C. Memo. 1991-422
  • Patmon v. C.I.R., T.C. Memo. 1991-111; T.C. Memo. 1991-112
  • In re Michigan Machine Tool Control, 381 B.R. 657 (Bankr. E.D. Mich. 2008)
  • In re Wohlfeil, 322 B.R. 302 (Bankr. E.D. Mich. 2005)
  • Stevenson v. Taylor, (In re Taylor), 461 B.R. 420 (E.D. Mich. 2011) aff’d Case No. 11-2489 (6th Cir. June 28, 2012).
  • In re Lisa M. Hahn 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 167032 (E.D. Mich. 2012)
  • In re Lisa M. Hahn, U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3254 (E.D. Mich. 2013)
  • In re Fodale, 2013 WL 663729, No. 10-69502 (Bankr. E.D. Mich 2013)
  • In re Select One, 2013 Bankr. Lexis 3296 (E.D. Mich. 2013)


  • Numerous local and national speaking engagements, including the 6th Annual ABI Bankruptcy Conference and NABT Conferences

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 2011-present
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016 – Present
  • Dbusiness Top Lawyers, 2011 – 2020
  • Best Attorneys in Michigan, 2013 – 2016
  • Super Lawyer, 2011 – 2020
  • Anderson’s Publishing Leading Lawyer, 2016 – Present
  • 20th Edition Best Lawyers in America

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Federal Bar Association (Detroit Chapter), Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Allard & Fish PC, Shareholder, 1991 – 1996
  • Internal Revenue Service, Special Asst. US Atty, 1989 – 1991
  • Internal Revenue Service, Docket Attorney, 1988 – 1991


  • English

Recent blogs

Bankruptcy Cases of Interests

Priority Tax Claims In order to secure a bankruptcy court’s approval of a plan of reorganization, a debtor is required to satisfy, in full, all obligations entitled to priority treatment under the bankruptcy law[1][2]. Some taxes, owed to the federal government, generally are deemed to be priority obligations.  In a recent case, a bankruptcy appellate […]

New Bankruptcy Law Will Help More People Qualify for Chapter 13 Relief!

Congress recently passed legislation entitled The Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act which the President signed into law on June 21, 2022. The changes to the law will help people because it significantly expands who can qualify for Chapter 13 relief.  Chapter 13 is a reorganization bankruptcy for individuals which gives people an opportunity […]