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Oct 2021
October 25, 2021

Warner Executive Partner Troy M. Cumings Among Michigan Leaders in the Law

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP Executive Partner Troy M. Cumings has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Leaders in the Law” for 2021.

Leaders in the Law are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the practice of law in Michigan and setting an example for other lawyers. They have shown tremendous leadership and offer a wealth of expertise in diverse areas of the law.
The nomination letter for Cumings read in part: “A testament to his commitment of excellence within the practice of law and his leadership abilities, Troy has been appointed to numerous government, political and business positions. He was influential in making changes to state environmental regulations, which helped streamline regulatory processes, saved the state millions of dollars and improved the business climate.” 
Cumings concentrates his practice on policies impacting businesses and organizations with a Michigan presence, working within the intersection of law, policy and politics. He is regarded as one of the leading advocates on environmental policy in Michigan and serves as chair of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Energy and Environment Committee. Cumings serves as executive partner of Warner’s Lansing office and chairs the firm’s Government Affairs Practice Group.

Cumings has extensive experience with other policy areas, including health care, child welfare, tax, economic incentives, labor, energy, mining, licensing, religious issues and banking. He is one of the top campaign-finance and election lawyers in the state, representing statewide candidates and ballot initiatives, local and state public officials, nonprofits and political parties.

He has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America© since 2013 and received the inaugural Guardian Award from Bethany Christian Services in 2019.
Active professionally and in the community, Cumings serves on the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee and chairs the Michigan chapter of the Republican National Lawyers Association. He is a member of the West Michigan Air and Waste Management Association and National Brownfields Association. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan and Grand Rapids Bar Association.
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