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Mar 2019
March 12, 2019

Three New Partners Elected to Warner Management Committee

Three Warner Norcross + Judd LLP partners have been elected to the firm’s Management Committee.

Edward J. Bardelli, Sean H. Cook and Heidi A. Lyon have been elected to three-year terms on the committee, which oversees the strategic vision and day-to-day operations for Warner. With eight offices in Michigan, Warner is the largest law firm headquartered in West Michigan and the second largest in the state.
Edward J. Bardelli represents companies in employment and commercial litigation, including manufacturers, utility companies, universities and banks, in all manner of employment disputes. He has extensive experience with discrimination claims, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower claims and noncompetes, among others. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Michigan Super Lawyers. He practices in the firm’s Grand Rapids office.
Sean H. Cook is based in Southfield and serves as chair of Warner’s Tax Practice Group and a member of its Finance Committee. He represents clients in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, nonprofit law and estate planning, from family-owned and closely held businesses to global enterprises. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyers and as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness.
Heidi A. Lyon practices employee benefits law with an emphasis on retirement plan and executive compensation matters. She counsels employers, plan sponsors and service providers on designing, operating and maintaining employee benefit plans that attract, retain and engage a talented and diverse workforce at a manageable cost. Based in Grand Rapids, Lyon serves on the firm’s Professional Staff Committee that supervises associates and paralegals. She is recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Michigan Super Lawyers.
About Warner
By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross + Judd builds a better partnership with its clients. Warner is a corporate law firm with 230 attorneys practicing in eight offices throughout Michigan: Grand Rapids, Southfield, Midland, Macomb County, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Lansing and Holland. To learn more, visit, follow us on Twitter @WNJLLP or connect on LinkedIn.
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