Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law, Insurance Law)
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1974
Michigan State University, B.A., Mathematics, 1971
Paul Yared joined Foster Swift in 2010 bringing more than 30 years experience in business and corporate law, securities regulation, insurance industry services, public and private finance as well as real estate development. With Paul's extensive experience as a corporate attorney in Grand Rapids his counsel is often sought out.
Paul's extensive business experience was gained while serving as counsel for Foremost Corporation of America, a publicly-held insurance holding company for more than 25 years, with the last 14 years as Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel. He played a key role in the auction and sale of the company which, when completed in March, 2000, yielded $812 million for shareholders. Yared has extensive experience in general corporate legal and management skills of benefit to most businesses, having handled projects ranging from a 600 acre planned unit real estate development to defense and successful resolution of a mass tort litigation.