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Mar 2008
March 10, 2008

Warner Norcross Elects Three New Members to Management Committee

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP recently elected three partners to serve on its Management Committee.

Andrea J. Bernard, James J. Rabaut and Stephen C. Waterbury will serve three-year terms on the Firm’s 10-member Management Committee. The committee, which is chaired by Managing Partner Douglas E. Wagner, is responsible for the strategic vision and the day-to-day operations of Warner Norcross, which is the largest law firm in West Michigan.

Andrea Bernard is a litigator who focuses her practice on general commercial, construction, and employment defense litigation. Active professionally, she lectures and presents widely on a variety of e-mail, Internet and employee privacy issues. She was recognized as Lawyer of the Year in 2002 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Jim Rabaut chairs the Firm's Real Estate Practice Group, focusing his practice on commercial construction projects, lease negotiations, commercial real estate sales and related areas. Active professionally, he lectures and publishes frequently on a variety of real estate issues.

Steve Waterbury concentrates his practice on general corporate and business law. Active professionally and within the community, he serves on numerous boards. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and as a Michigan Super Lawyer.

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About Warner Norcross & Judd

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is one of the leading law firms in Michigan. With more than 200 attorneys in Grand Rapids, Southfield, Sterling Heights, Lansing, Holland and Muskegon, Warner Norcross is a full-service provider 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, as one of the nation's leading employment law firms by Workforce Management, as one of the 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in both West Michigan and Metro Detroit and as one of the Best Michigan Businesses by Corp! Magazine. The Firm represents local, statewide, regional, national and international clients in all areas of business and civil law.

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