February 15, 2023
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. —The law firm of Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC has elected officers to serve on its executive committee for 2023: Anne M. Seurynck, Michael R. Blum, Joel C. Farrar, Todd W. Hoppe, Douglas A. Mielock and Andrew C. Vredenburg.
Seurynck will continue as the firm’s president and head of the executive committee. This starts Seurynck’s second three-year term as the first woman president elected in the firm’s history. Seurynck practices municipal and public entity law, library law, and school law services.
Blum was re-elected to serve as vice president of the firm’s Southfield office. Blum represents both private and public employers in employment litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
Farrar was re-elected as the firm’s secretary. He is a business lawyer with specialties in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), legal issues surrounding start-up businesses, and executive compensation planning.
Hoppe was re-elected to serve as the firm’s treasurer. He advises clients with respect to business organization and planning, transactions, succession planning and estate planning.
Mielock was re-elected to serve as vice president of the Lansing office. Mielock represents and counsels clients in the following areas: estate planning, estate litigation, estate administration and marital agreements.
Vredenburg was newly elected to serve as vice president of the firm’s Grand Rapids office. Vredenburg focuses on helping small to medium-sized businesses seize opportunities. He routinely handles matters involving business disputes, real estate and environmental matters, construction litigation and development and corporate counsel.
- Michael R. Blum
- Joel C. Farrar
- Todd W. Hoppe
- Douglas A. Mielock
- Anne M. Seurynck
- Andrew C. Vredenburg