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
- SEC Expands Accredited Investor Definition to Include Sophisticated Investors, Others
- Latest Trend in Executive Compensation: To Include Diversity & Inclusion or Not?
Michigan Election Law Blog
- 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 Director Updates and Expands Emergency Order, Foster Swift Legal Update E-blast, October 9, 2020
- Executive Order 2020-183: Increased Gathering Sizes and Places of Public Accommodation to Open Soon, Foster Swift Legal Update E-blast, September 28, 2020
- USDA Announces CFAP 2: $14 Billion in Direct Payments to Producers, Foster Swift Agricultural Law News E-blast, September 25, 2020
- Whitmer Issues Executive Orders on Masks at Polling Places and Extending Remote Government Meetings, Foster Swift Municipal Law News E-blast, July 17, 2020
- Governor Whitmer Loosens Restrictions for Northern Michigan and the UP; Previews Future Regulations for Downstate Businesses, Foster Swift Legal Update E-blast, June 5, 2020
- Stay-at-Home Order Lifted: Many Businesses to Reopen Subject to Restrictions, Foster Swift Legal Update E-blast, June 1, 2020
News & Events
- Firm Launches New Campaign and Election Law Blog in Time for Elections, August 3, 2020
- Foster Swift Welcomes Three Associates, November 14, 2019