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January 03, 2012

Warner Norcross Names Seven Attorneys as Partners


The law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP today announced that seven attorneys have been named partners.

The new partners practice in a variety of areas, from patent law to commercial litigation and corporate law. They serve clients across the state and around the world from the law firm’s office in Grand Rapids.

“We are very pleased to welcome these seven deserving attorneys into the partnership,” said Douglas E. Wagner, managing partner of Warner Norcross. “They are exemplary lawyers who have served their clients – and the law firm – well during their tenure with us. They are delivering increasingly valuable contributions to the continued growth of Warner Norcross and the success of our clients.”

The new partners are:
 
  • Michael J. Jones, who concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law and corporate finance. He has been named a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a doctor of jurisprudence from Wayne State University Law School magna cum laude, where he was Order of the Coif. He was the senior articles editor for The Wayne Law Review.
  • Gregory M. Kilby, who focuses his litigation practice on business-to-business disputes and defense of general commercial, employment and securities cases. He has been named a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers. He holds an undergraduate degree from Hope College cum laude and his doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Miami School of Law cum laude, where he was a member of the University of Miami Law Review editorial staff.
  • Jonathan E. Moore, who concentrates his practice in litigation, with an emphasis on commercial litigation, complex litigation and electronic discovery. He holds an undergraduate degree from Wheaton College cum laude and his doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was articles editor for the Virginia Tax Review.
  • Daniel C. Persinger, who focuses his practice on public company securities law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and general corporate matters. He holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard University cum laude and his doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Michigan Law School magna cum laude, where he was Order of the Coif.
  • Joe Sadler, who concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, trademark and copyright disputes and insurance counseling. He holds an undergraduate degree from Indiana University cum laude and his doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Illinois College of Law cum laude.
  • Dustin H. Shunta, who concentrates his practice in technology and intellectual property law, with a focus on patents, patent prosecution and portfolio management. He holds two undergraduate degrees from Michigan State University, one in electrical engineering and one in computer science, and received his doctor of jurisprudence from DePaul University College of Law.
  • Justin W. Stemple, who focuses his employee benefits practice on qualified retirement plans, non-qualified deferred compensation plans and executive compensation, with an emphasis on employee stock ownership plans. He holds an undergraduate degree from Alma College magna cum laude and his doctor of jurisprudence from William and Mary Law School, where he was Order of the Coif.

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About Warner Norcross & Judd

Warner Norcross & Judd is a corporate law firm with more than 220 attorneys practicing in six offices throughout Michigan: Grand Rapids, Holland, Lansing, Muskegon, Southfield and Sterling Heights. By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross & Judd forges a better partnership with its clients.

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