ATTORNEY PROFILES

Our experienced attorneys handle consumer bankruptcy and consumer protection issues.

Michael J. Watton

Senior Partner – mwatton@wattongroup.com

Michael J. Watton

Michael J. Watton

Senior Partner – mwatton@wattongroup.com

Mr. Watton is a leading national consumer bankruptcy attorney. He has guided thousands of individuals through debt consolidation plans and bankruptcies. He has also represented individuals and successfully sued payday lenders, mortgage servicers and other financial companies for improper practices. Mr. Watton received his law degree from the Duke University School of Law in 1990 and his undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Florida in 1987. Mr. Watton is admitted to practice in the state courts of Wisconsin, Missouri, Colorado, Utah, Florida, Ohio, New York and Arizona. Mr. Watton is also admitted to practice in the federal courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, District of Kansas, the Southern District Illinois, District of Colorado, District of Utah, District of Arizona, as well as the United States 7th and 8th Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Michael J. Maloney

Managing Partner – mmaloney@wattongroup.com

Michael J. Maloney

Michael J. Maloney

Managing Partner – mmaloney@wattongroup.com

Mr. Maloney currently heads the firm’s bankruptcy department. In addition to bankruptcy, Mr. Maloney has successfully pursued payday lenders, debt collectors and banks in State, Federal, and Bankruptcy Courts for violations of consumer laws. Mr. Maloney received his law degree from Marquette University in 2004 and his undergraduate degree in History and Political Science from Marquette University in 2001. Mr. Maloney is admitted to practice in the state courts of Wisconsin, Missouri, and Utah, as well as in the federal courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, the Southern District of Illinois, District of Utah, District of Colorado, and District of Kansas.

Michael J. Reed

Associate – mreed@wattongroup.com

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Michael J. Reed

Associate – mreed@wattongroup.com

Mr. Reed is an associate attorney whose practice focuses on bankruptcy law in Utah and Colorado. Mr. Reed received his law degree from University of Nevada-Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law in 2015, completed his MBA from Utah State University in 2016, and his undergraduate degree in Economics from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2012. Mr. Reed is admitted to practice in the state court of Utah, as well as in the Federal courts in the District of Utah and the District of Colorado.

Thomas A. Arany

Associate – tarany@wattongroup.com

Thomas A. Arany

Thomas A. Arany

Associate – tarany@wattongroup.com

Mr. Arany is an associate attorney whose practice focuses on bankruptcy law in Colorado. Mr. Arany received his law degree from University of Colorado School of Law in 2010 and his undergraduate degree in International Relations and Chinese from Emory University in 2006. Mr. Arany is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in Oregon, Colorado, and Utah.