Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.
- Office Profile
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
4/14/15 - The Day the NLRB Killed Employers' Rights
Frank T. Mamat, April 21, 2015
On December 12, 2014, the NLRB implemented its expected ambush election rules. These new rules go into effect on April 14, 2015. The main point of these rules would be to make it almost impossible for a non-union employer to successfully beat back a union organizing drive at its company.
Bond Counsel Corner: Municipal Advisors and the IRMA Exemption
John M. Kamins, April 21, 2015
Cities, townships and other issuers of municipal bonds typically hire a financial advisor for expert advice on the financing structure and financial terms for each bond issue they undertake. For decades these consultants have been called a “Financial Advisor” or “FA.” Now...
U.S. Supreme Court Establishes Framework for Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuits
Michael R. Blum, April 21, 2015
In a ruling with significant implications for every business in the country, the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that a plaintiff may be able to prove pregnancy discrimination through evidence that her pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition was not accommodated while other non-pregnant...
Year Established: 1902