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Nov 2006
November 27, 2006

Candace C. Dugan Joins Warner Norcross

Candace C. Dugan has joined Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as senior counsel.

Dugan brings more than two decades of litigation experience to her new position with Warner Norcross. She concentrates her practice in products liability defense, especially complex, high-exposure and multistate cases for a variety of industry segments and product lines. She has worked extensively with Fortune 20 companies and regional and national manufacturing companies.

Prior to joining the Holland office of Warner Norcross, she was a partner and manager of the Holland office of Butzel Long. She has also been a partner with firms in Ann Arbor and Chicago.

Active professionally and within the community, Dugan is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association, Product Liability Advisory Council, Defense Research Institute, Michigan Defense Counsel and Women Lawyers Associations in both Ottawa County and Michigan. She speaks and writes widely on products liability issues.

Dugan serves as chair of the board of Holland Hospital and vice chair of Alma College Board. She is a board member of the West Michigan Strategic Alliance, a past member of the board of trustees for the Holland Historical Trust and past chair of the Community Health Center in Holland. She has been recognized as a Super Lawyer and as one of the 50 Most Influential Women by The Grand Rapids Business Journal.

She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, and a master of arts from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant. She also holds a doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Michigan Law School.

She now resides in Douglas.

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About Warner Norcross & Judd:

This year, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP celebrates its 75th anniversary of service to clients in Michigan, across the country and throughout the world. With more than 180 attorneys in Grand Rapids, Metro Detroit, Holland and Muskegon, Warner Norcross is one of Michigan's leading providers of legal services. Nearly half of our partners are listed in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Warner Norcross was also named the best corporate law firm in West Michigan by Corporate Board Member magazine for the third year in a row. Warner Norcross has been recognized as a national leader in client service among law firms by BTI Consulting and as one of West Michigan’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. The Firm represents local, statewide, regional, national and international clients in all areas of business and civil law.

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