Lansing, Mich. —18 lawyers from Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC have been selected to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list while 13 have been selected as "Rising Stars.”
Grand Rapids, Mich. –Foster Swift attorney Laura J. Genovich has earned the 2018 Michigan Assessors Association’s (MAA) Michigan Property Tax Achievement award.
Foster Swift attorney Robert Easterly has been elected to Vice President of the Davis-Dunnings Bar Association (DDBA.)
45 lawyers from Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 edition.
Six attorneys from the Lansing office of Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C. have been named Best Lawyers® 2019 "Lawyer of the Year".
Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC shareholder, Mindi M. Johnson has been selected to the “Women in the Law” Class of 2018 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
Foster Swift welcomes attorney Mark T. Koerner from The Koerner Law Group. Mark’s practice focuses on municipal law (with substantial experience in transit, drain and labor and employment matters), business law, technology law, as well as related litigation. Mark will be based in the firm’s Lansing office.
Foster Swift litigation attorney Joshua K. Richardson, was named President of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) on July 1. Richardson served as the organization’s Vice President in 2017.
Foster Swift attorney Lisa J. Hamameh is one of five attorneys elected to serve on the 2018-19 State Bar of Michigan’s (SBM) Board of Commissioners. The SBM Board of Commissioners provides oversight to the State Bar on finance, public policy, professional standards and member services and communications.
Sharla Clements and Kim Hafley of Foster Swift have been named to Michigan Lawyer Weekly’s list of ‘Unsung Legal Heroes’ Class of 2018.
Foster Swift attorney, Charley Janssen, was presented with the Community Foundation Philanthropy award, at the 2018 Governor’s Service Awards (GSA) ceremony on June 5.
Foster Swift welcomes attorney Andrea Badalucco to the firm. Andrea will practice in the firm’s Southfield office in the areas of civil, criminal, family law and juvenile matters.
May has been known as Senior Citizens month since 1963 when it was declared so by President Kennedy and is also recognized as National Elder Law Month by The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Foster Swift litigation attorney, Zachary Behler, with assistance from associate attorney Hilary McDaniel, was successful in achieving a favorable settlement for a client in a case involving a faulty patent license agreement.
Litigation attorney Robert Easterly, is among more than 40 mid-Michigan business leaders and professionals competing in the 9th annual Dapper Dads challenge.
Foster Swift employment attorneys Scott Mandel and Pamela Dausman were successful in convincing the Michigan Court of Appeals to reverse and remand for entry of summary disposition in favor of a school district employee.
Foster Swift attorney John Nicolucci, with assistance from Allison Collins at the Trial Court level, convinced the Michigan Court of Appeals (COA) to reverse the Eaton County Circuit Court’s decision denying Defendant Employer’s Motion for Summary Disposition because the Worker’s Disability Compensation Act is the exclusive remedy available to injured employees.
Foster Swift litigation attorney, Thomas R. Meagher, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Tom is also a fellow of the State of Michigan Bar Foundation, the Michigan Supreme Court Advocates Guild and the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society.
Foster Swift is pleased to announce that attorney Julie Fershtman will receive the Jean King Leadership Award from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM) on April 27 during its 100th anniversary Centennial Gala at the Colony Club in Detroit.
Foster Swift attorneys will be among the judges at the 2018 Central Michigan University New Venture Competition (NVC) on April 13. In its 8th year, the NVC allows teams made of CMU students the opportunity to pitch a business idea, receive feedback and possibly earn seed funding to make their vision a reality.
In an order issued March 30, 2018, the Michigan Supreme Court denied an appeal by the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, which had argued that its gun range was exempt from the requirements of Coloma Charter Township’s zoning ordinance.