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December 17, 2019

Warner Welcomes Six New Associates

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP recently welcomed six new attorneys to the firm.

 
The attorneys, who have all been admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, are gaining experience in a variety of legal matters before selecting a practice group. The new associates are:
 
  • Katelyn D. Crysler, who received her law degree summa cum laude from the Michigan State University College of Law, where she was an associate editor of the Michigan State Law Review. She holds a bachelor of arts degree summa cum laude from DePaul University in political science and professional writing. Crysler served as an extern at the University of Michigan’s Office of General Counsel.
  • Philip T. Haywood, who received his law degree cum laude from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he was the executive outreach editor of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies. He holds a bachelor of arts degree magna cum laude from Hope College in sociology with a criminal justice emphasis. Additionally, he served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Lori T. Quillen of the Indiana Circuit Court of Owen County and held internships at Indiana University’s Student Legal Services and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.
  • Celia G. Kaechele, who received her law degree summa cum laude from the MSU College of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the Michigan State Law Review. She holds a bachelor of arts degree cum laude from the University of Michigan in political science and international studies. She was a summer clerk for the Michigan Association of Governmental Employees.
  • Benjamin P. Nimphie, who received his law degree cum laude from Boston University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Review of Banking & Financial Law. He holds a bachelor of arts in English from Michigan State University and a master of business administration degree with high honors from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. He previously served as a legal extern for the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center.
  • Malaina J. Weldy, who received her law degree summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was a managing senior editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. She holds a bachelor of arts degree summa cum laude from Goshen College in business as well as a master of business administration degree magna cum laude from Notre Dame. She served as an extern for the Notre Dame Office of General Counsel.
  • Alexandra M. Woods, who received her law degree cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, where she was the executive managing editor of the Journal of International & Comparative Law. She holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration magna cum laude from Aquinas College. Woods completed an externship at Thor Industries in Elkhart, Indiana and served as a judicial extern for the Hon. James E. Snyder of Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County. She also served as a summer fellow for the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in Washington D.C.
 
Crysler and Kaechele practice in the firm’s Southfield office, while Haywood, Nimphie, Weldy and Woods practice in Grand Rapids.
 
About Warner
By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross + Judd builds a better partnership with its clients. Warner is a corporate law firm with 230 attorneys practicing in eight offices throughout Michigan: Grand Rapids, Southfield, Midland, Macomb County, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Lansing and Holland. To learn more, visit www.wnj.com, follow us on Twitter @WNJLLP or connect on LinkedIn.
 
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