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News & Moves May 2023


Michigan Bar Journal

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MICHAEL P. ASHCRAFT JR., MICHAEL S. BOGREN, and AUDREY J. FORBUSH with Plunkett Cooney were elected to officer positions with the law firm.

MATTHEW J. CONSOLO with Secrest Wardle has been promoted to senior partner.

ANDREW CREAL has joined Maddin Hauser.

GEORGE B. DONNINI with Butzel was elected to serve on the firm’s board of directors.

ARTHUR DORE has joined Collins Einhorn Farrell.

STEVEN HURBIS and KENNETH LEE with McKeen & Associates were promoted to co-vice chairs of the firm’s executive committee.

KEVIN MACKENZIE has joined Fishman Stewart.

PHILIP MILLER has been named a partner with Fink Bressack.

NICHOLAS M. OHANESIAN was named hearing office chief administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration Office of Hearings Operations in Grand Rapids.

MORGAN STOWELL has joined Kreis Enderle.

ROBERT M. UNATIN with Secrest Wardle has been promoted to partner.

DARICE E. WEBER with Secrest Wardle has been promoted to executive partner.


PHILLIP G. ALBER with Lipson Neilson was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Construction Lawyers at its annual meeting in February.

CHARLES N. ASH and AMANDA FIELDER with Warner Norcross & Judd have been recognized on the Grand Rapids Business Journal list of Notable West Michigan Lawyers.

MONIQUE C. FIELD-FOSTER, an executive partner with Warner Norcross & Judd, has been recognized on the Lawyers of Color’s 2023 Power List.

MICHAEL L. GUTIERREZ and LEE T. SILVER with Butzel have been recognized on the Grand Rapids Business Journal list of Notable West Michigan Lawyers. STACEY M. WASHINGTON with the Archdiocese of Detroit has been promoted to director of compliance.


ROZANNE M. GIUNTA with the Midland office of Warner Norcross & Judd has been elected to the board of regents of the American College of Bankruptcy.

CLAIRE D. VERGARA MACATULA with Plunkett Cooney was appointed to the executive board of the Michigan Asian-Pacific American Bar Association and was elected to serve as its secretary.


The LAW FIRM OF MCGINTY, HITCH, PERSON, ANDERSON & REVORE has moved to 3410 Belle Chase Way, Suite 600, Lansing, MI 48911. The phone number remains 517.351.0280.


The INGHAM COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION hosts its annual shrimp dinner on May 17.

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