Foster Swift expands West Michigan presence

Effective June 1st, the Michigan law firm of Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC adds six attorneys and one office location (Holland) to its letterhead. Jack Siebers, Paul Yared, Jennifer Van Regenmorter, Ryan Lamb and Mindi Johnson, formerly of the West Michigan law firm Siebers Mohney PLC join the firm.

With the addition of these individuals, Foster Swift counts 21 attorneys in West Michigan and a total of 105 attorneys in its six offices. (Lansing, Grand Rapids, Farmington Hills, Detroit, Marquette and Holland)

''Expanding our presence in West Michigan is part of our strategic plan'' states Gary McRay, Foster Swift President. ''Foster Swift opened its first office in Grand Rapids in 2005 with seven attorneys. Just five years later, we have 21 lawyers and have added an office in Holland.''

Everyone involved is excited at the opportunities this new relationship brings. ''We are looking forward to being able to provide broader legal resources to our clients with the same high level of personal service'' commented Jack Siebers, formerly the managing partner at Siebers Mohney. McRay follows, ''The practice areas of the attorneys joining us match up nicely and enhance our capabilities to meet the varying legal needs of West Michigan businesses, local governments and individuals.''

Jack Siebers, Ryan Lamb and Paul Yared join Foster Swift's Business and Corporate Group and practice in the Grand Rapids office; Jennifer Van Regenmorter and Mindi Johnson join the firm's Healthcare Practice Group and work in the Holland office while Thomas TerMaat joins the General Litigation Group and is based in Grand Rapids office.

Published: Thu, Jun 17, 2010