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Troy M. Cumings

Executive Partner | Email

  • Lansing

    t. +1.517.679.7411

    f. +1.517.316.1852

  • Grand Rapids

    t. +1.616.752.2731

    f. +1.616.752.2500


Troy Cumings, chair of the Government Affairs practice group and Executive Partner of Warner's Lansing office, 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)


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


  • 2001, Michigan

Clerk Experience

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

Bar Associations

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

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, Government Relations Practice, 2013-Present
  • Received inaugural Guardian Award from Bethany Christian Services, 2019
  • Note Writer, Valparaiso University Law Review



Professional Affiliations

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

Community Affiliations

  • Bethany Global
    Board of Directors (2012-Present)
  • Friends of West Michigan Business
  • Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
    PAC Board; State Legislative Council; Chair, Environmental Policy Committee

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