Troy M. Cumings

Partner | tcumings@wnj.com | V-Card | Profile PDF Grand RapidsT 616.752.2731F 616.222.2731LansingT 517.679.7411F 517.316.8411 Troy Cumings, chair of the Government Affairs practice group, represents businesses, municipalities and associations on matters before the Michigan Legislature and state agencies, including healthcare, environmental, natural resource, economic development, tax, banking and other issues. In addition, Troy counsels campaigns, PACs, political organizations and corporations on campaign finance and election law matters. He also counsels organizations and corporations... Read More

Troy Cumings, chair of the Government Affairs practice group, represents businesses, municipalities and associations on matters before the Michigan Legislature and state agencies, including healthcare, environmental, natural resource, economic development, tax, banking and other issues. In addition, Troy counsels campaigns, PACs, political organizations and corporations on campaign finance and election law matters. He also counsels organizations and corporations on lobby law compliance. Further, Troy has extensive experience in procuring economic development incentives for businesses. He also has expertise in counseling clients on CERCLA and state environmental cleanup matters and natural resource matters related to wetlands, sand dunes and inland lakes and streams.

Legislative Experience

   Michigan House of Representatives

  • Representative Ken Sikkema (R-Grandville)
  • Representative James "Mick" Middaugh (R-Paw Paw)
  • Representative Jack Horton (R-Vergennes Township)
  • Biography
  • News
  • Publications
  • Leadership

Industries

Practices

Education

  • Valparaiso University J.D. 2001 cum laude
  • Michigan State University B.A. 1997 with honors

Admitted

  • 2001, Michigan

Clerk Experience

  • Federal District Court, Western District of Michigan, Honorable Gordon J. Quist

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, Government Relations Practice, 2013-2014
  • Note Writer, Valparaiso University Law Review

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association

Professional Affiliations

  • West Michigan Air and Waste Management Association
  • National Brownfields Association
  • Republican National Lawyers Association

Community Affiliations

  • Friends of West Michigan Business
  • Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
    PAC Board; State Legislative Council; Chair, Environmental Policy Committee

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