About this office:
Since Walter S. Foster founded the firm in 1902, our practice has expanded steadily to meet the changing needs of our clients. Our reputation is one of providing sound legal counsel and the highest level of advocacy. With offices in Lansing, Oakland County, Grand Rapids and Marquette, we are proud of our commitment to our clients and to the highest standards of practice that have sustained us for more than 100 years. The Firm's lawyers participate in civic and professional organizations and local pro bono efforts. Continuing legal education is provided regularly in-house to all employees, Lawyers and staffs are encouraged to attend outside continuing education programs as well.
Statement of Practice Summary:
General Trial; Appellate Practice; Federal Practice; Administrative Law; Banking Law; Insurance; Corporate Law; Real Estate; Municipal Bonds; Labor And Employment; Tax Law; Estate Planning; Probate; Esops; Employee Benefits; Environmental Law; Election Law; Oil And Gas Law; Immigration Law; Motor Carrier Law; Transportation; Licensing; Public Utility Law; Securities; Litigation; Products Liability; Professional Malpractice; Health Law; Hospital Law; International Law; Intellectual Property; Insurance Insolvency; Workers' Compensation; Aviation Law; Construction Law; Agricultural Law.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Bond Counsel Corner
John M. Kamins, February 12, 2014
Did you know Foster Swift is a nationally recognized bond counsel firm? We serve Michigan townships and other governmental units and school districts in all aspects of issuing bonds and municipal finance. Our Lansing, Grand Rapids and Oakland County offices are listed in The Bond Buyer’s...
Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign
Lisa J. Hamameh, February 12, 2014
“Congress shall make no law ¿ abridging the freedom of speech.” That’s straightforward and uncomplicated, right? Wrong! How straightforward can it be when speech, in the form of signs, causes traffic hazards, diminishes property values, or becomes a nuisance riddled with...
Social Media Perils for Public Employers
Michael R. Blum, February 12, 2014
Social media is proliferating in the workplace. Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus+, Pinterest, Tumblr and Flickr have become commonplace on employee smartphones and computers. This phenomenon is beneficial to employers in many respects but is also fraught with...
Year Established: 1902