Cody is a member of the firm’s Business and Tax Practice Group and works in the Grand Rapids and Lansing offices. He works with clients on entity planning and formation, drafts commercial transaction documents, and provides counsel to clients on securities and tax issues.
Cody is also a part of the firm’s Election and Campaign Finance Law Group. He provides advice to candidates, their committees, and public bodies on Michigan campaign finance and election law issues.
Cody attended the Indiana University Maurer School of Law for his legal education. He was a member of the Business Law Society and sat on the executive board of the Federalist Society. He participated in the Sherman Minton Moot Court competition, and along with his partner, was awarded brief writing honors. He was an associate editor for the Indiana Journal for Global Legal Studies and volunteered for multiple pro-bono groups.
Before law school, Cody attended Grand Valley State University, majoring in finance and business economics. He has worked at various levels in the state and federal governments, including as an intern for a local Congressman’s District Office, as a legislative aide in the Michigan House of Representatives, and as a legal extern for the Michigan Department of Attorney General.
Recent Blog Posts
BizTech Law Blog
Michigan Election Law Blog
- Supreme Court Offers Additional Guidance on Sign Restrictions
- Michigan Court of Claims Declares “Adopt and Amend” Unconstitutional
- Political Spam: You Can’t Unsubscribe
- The Who, What, When and How of Campaign Finance
- Can We Ban That Sign?
- Michigan Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit Regarding Newly Drawn Districts
- Sixth Circuit Rejects Michigan Lawmakers’ Challenge to State’s Term Limits Law
- Confusion Rises Over Census Submission Deadline
- Michigan House Bill to Require Training for All Election Challengers
- Employer Update: New OSHA Guidance and MIOSHA Recommendations to Protect Workers, Foster Swift Labor & Employment Law News E-blast, August 30, 2021
- MDHHS Changes Gathering Limits for Public Meetings, Municipal Law e-blast, April 1, 2021
- USDA to Reopen CFAP2: Additional $6 Billion in Aid, March 31, 2021
- Latest MDHHS Order Increases Stadium Capacity; Relaxes Face Mask Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Persons, Foster Swift Legal Update E-blast, March 19, 2021
- Public Meetings with 25 Persons or Fewer Permissible Beginning March 5, 2021, Foster Swift Municipal Law News E-blast, March 2, 2021
- Indoor, In-Person Public Meetings Remain Prohibited Through At Least March 29, 2021, Foster Swift Municipal Law News E-blast, February 11, 2021
News & Events
- The Who, What, When and How of Campaign Finance, Foster Swift Second Wednesday Morning Break, June 8, 2022
- Mott Discusses Campaign Contributions, City Pulse, November 1, 2020
- Firm Launches New Campaign and Election Law Blog in Time for Elections, August 3, 2020
- Foster Swift Welcomes Three Associates, November 14, 2019