Warner Norcross & Judd LLP recently elected three partners to serve on its Management Committee.
Loren M. Andrulis, John V. Byl and Douglas E. Wagner will each serve a three-year term on the Firm's 10-member Management Committee. The committee, which is chaired by Managing Partner Alex J. DeYonker, is responsible for the strategic vision and the day-to-day operations of Warner Norcross, which is the largest law firm in West Michigan. The new members join Andrea J. Bernard, Sue O. Conway, Robert J. Jonker, Michael P. Lunt, Charles E. McCallum and Stephen C. Waterbury.
Loren Andrulis, who joined Warner Norcross in 1991, concentrates his practice in business, real estate and securities law. He works extensively with small businesses, private placement of equities and real estate matters. A graduate of Kalamazoo College, he holds a doctor of jurisprudence cum laude from Wayne State University in Detroit.
John Byl chairs the Firm's Environmental Practice Group and concentrates his practice in environmental law issues. He works extensively with brownfield redevelopment and financing issues, Superfund sites and air compliance and permits. Byl holds an undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Hope College in Holland and a doctor of jurisprudence cum laude from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He joined Warner Norcross in 1983.
Doug Wagner concentrates his practice in litigation. He has extensive experience in product liability and personal injury defense, consumer product counseling, risk management and related disputes. He also serves as an arbitrator and mediator for U.S. District Court in the Western District of Michigan. Wagner holds his undergraduate degree cum laude from Albion College and his doctor of jurisprudence magna cum laude from Wayne State University Law School.* * *
About Warner Norcross & Judd:
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is one of Michigan's leading providers of legal services with more than 170 attorneys in four Michigan offices located in Grand Rapids, Metro Detroit, Holland and Muskegon. For the third consecutive year, Warner Norcross was named the best corporate law firm in West Michigan by Corporate Board Member magazine. More than 40 percent of the Firm's partners are listed in the 2005-2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a greater percentage than any other large law firm in Michigan. Warner Norcross has been recognized as a national leader in client service among law firms by BTI Consulting, as one of West Michigan's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For and as the best law firm in Grand Rapids by a Grand Rapids Magazine reader survey. The Firm represents local, statewide, regional, national and international clients in all areas of business and civil law.