Honors & Recognitions

Michigan Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2011, 2012

Michigan Super Lawyers 2013 (Business Litigation)

Business Review of West Michigan, "Emerging Leader," 2008


Michigan State University
College of Law, J.D., 2005

Michigan State University, B.A., 2001

Bar and Court Admissions


U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

John W. Inhulsen
T: 616.726.2225
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1700 East Beltline, N.E.
Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-7044
T: 616.726.2225
F: 616.726.2299

John W. Inhulsen


John Inhulsen is a shareholder with Foster Swift.  He is in the Commercial Litigation group and his practice includes representing clients in business litigation, real estate litigation, construction litigation, and providing legal solutions for a broad array of corporate and personal matters.

In the community, John currently serves as Chair of the March of Dimes Board of Directors, Vice Chair of the Broadway Grand Rapids Board of Directors, and sits on the MSU Alumni Club of West Michigan Board of Directors,  the Kent County GOP Executive Committee, and the Grand Rapids Bar Association Finance Committee.

In the past John has served on the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation Board of Directors, the Van Andel Institute Junior Professionals Board, the MSU Michigan Political Leadership Program Host Committee, United Way Campaign Cabinet, and the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Campaign Cabinet. 



Memberships & Affiliations

Industry & Professional Associations:
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
    • Member, Finance Committee (2010 - present)
  • State Bar of Michigan
    •   Member, Practice Management Resource Center Advisory Committee (2011-present) 
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court, Gerald R. Ford Chapter
Community Involvement:
  • Broadway Grand Rapids, Board of Directors (Vice-Chairman) 
  • March of Dimes, Board of Directors
  • Kuyper College, Business Leadership Program, Advisory Board
  • MSU Alumni Club of West Michigan, Board of Directors
  • Van Andel Institute, Junior Professionals Board
  • MSU Michigan Political Leadership Program, Host Committee
  • East Grand Rapids Public Schools Foundation, Board of Directors (2007 - 2010)
  • Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation, Past Cabinet Member
  • United Way of West Michigan, Past Cabinet Member