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Feb 2021
February 02, 2021

Warner Partner Appointed Chair of Michigan Chamber of Commerce Energy + Environment Committee

Troy Cumings, executive partner of the Lansing office of Warner Norcross + Judd LLP, has been appointed chair of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Energy and Environment Committee.

Cumings will serve a one-year term as chair of the committee, which focuses on a wide range of regulatory and legislative issues related to air emission, water use, waste management, renewable energy and energy efficiency and rates. While its primary focus is on state issues under consideration in Lansing, the committee also addresses federal issues.
Cumings also leads Warner’s Government Affairs Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on policies impacting businesses and organizations with a Michigan presence, working within the intersection of law, policy and politics. Cumings is regarded as one of the lead advocates on environmental policy in Michigan. He also has extensive experience with other policy areas, including health care, child welfare, tax, economic incentives, labor, energy, mining, licensing, religious issues and banking. In addition, Cumings 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.
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.
Cumings 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.
About the Michigan Chamber of Commerce
The Michigan Chamber is a statewide business organization representing approximately 5,000 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. It was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan job providers in the legislative, political and legal process:
About Warner
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