Matthew D. Johnson to Chair Warner Norcross Agriculture Industry Group

10/18/2012

Matthew D. Johnson, a partner at the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP will serve as the new chair of the Agriculture Industry Group.

Warner Norcross works with family farms, agri-businesses, corporate farms, orchards, agri-chemical manufacturers, produce marketing and distribution companies, food distributors, livestock breeders and producers of alternative fuels throughout the Midwest.  As a full-service law firm, Warner Norcross assists clients with a broad range of matters, from the purchase and sale of property, immigration and labor issues, environmental permitting and enforcement actions, tax, financing, litigation and related issues.

Johnson joined the firm in 2002 and concentrates his practice in business and corporate services and securities law, in addition to the work he does in agriculture.  He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Grand Rapids Bar Association and was named a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers in 2012.

Active in polo, he serves as president of the Meadowview Farm Polo Club and coach of Michigan State University’s Intercollegiate Polo Team.  Johnson also is a board member of Every Child Included, a Michigan nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide an ultra-accessible family fun park designed specifically for children and adults with special needs, their family members, caregivers and friends.

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Albion College and a doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Michigan Law School.
 
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