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
- A Brief Legal Guide to Buying a Distressed Business
- SEC Expands Accredited Investor Definition to Include Sophisticated Investors, Others
Michigan Election Law Blog
- Michigan House Passes Election Law Reforms Addressing Reportable Conditions, Precinct Sizes, and AV Counting Boards
- Election Day 2020: Changes in Michigan Election Law
- Bill Passes Michigan Senate, Allowing Qualifying Cities and Townships to Process Absentee Ballots Prior to Election Day
- Judge Feeney to Appear on Ballot as Incumbent, with Separate Listing
- Election Guidelines for Public Bodies in Compliance with MCFA
- Primary Election Day 2020: Your Guide to Navigating Masks, Selfies, and Other Election Day Rules
- Campaigning during COVID-19: Rules for Absentee Ballots
- Michigan Court Upholds Deadline for Absentee Ballots
- 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
- In-Person Public Meetings Remain Prohibited Under Latest MDHHS Order, Foster Swift Municipal Law News E-blast, January 29, 2021
News & Events
- 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