John E. Anding

John E. Anding: Attorney with Drew, Cooper & Anding, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Drew, Cooper & Anding, P.C. (6 Attorneys)
  • Aldrich Place, 80 Ottawa Avenue, N.W., Suite 200, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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A graduate of Wayne State Law School, Mr. Anding is a founding partner in the law firm of Drew, Cooper and Anding. In starting the firm in 1991, Mr. Anding brought his experience in complex commercial litigation to a unique and diverse partnership.

Mr. Anding’s commercial litigation client base ranges from consumers and individual entrepreneurs to international corporations. He has practiced before the Federal & State Courts in Michigan, Texas, New York, Florida, Alaska and Colorado as well as before the Sixth, Tenth, Eleventh and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Verdicts obtained by Mr. Anding include numerous damage awards in excess of $1 million, including a $72 million verdict in 2015 and a $27.5 million verdict in 2003. In addition, Mr. Anding is experienced in arbitration including international arbitration before the London Court of International Arbitration.

As a trial lawyer specializing in fraud, finance and consumer class actions, Mr. Anding has authored several articles on the topic of lender liability and has served as a faculty member at various seminars related to his expertise on various topics within the practice of commercial litigation.

Michigan State Bar Foundation, 2001—.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Lender Liability
  • Business Torts
  • Consumer Rights
  • Consumer Class Actions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
616-454-8300  Phone
616-454-0036  Fax
University Attended:
Western Michigan University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1979, Michigan
Federal (Western Michigan Chapter, Member, Executive Committee, Secretary, 1994-1995, Vice President Programs, 1995-1996, Treasurer, 1996-1998; President Elect, 1998-1999, President, 1999-2000, West Michigan Chapter, 1991-2001) and Grand Rapids Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan (Chairman, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 1999—); Historical Society for the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan (Board of Trustees, 2002—); Catholic Lawyers Association of West Michigan (President, 1994-1995); American Board of Trial Advocates; National Association of Consumers Advocates.
Special Agencies:
United States District Court for Western District of Michigan, Standing Committee on Local Rules Chair (1996-2006).
Reported Cases:
Lozada v. Dale Baker Oldsmobile, Inc.; Lozada v. Dale Baker Oldsmobile, 91 F.Supp. 2d 1087 (WD Mich 2000); Lozada v. Dale Baker Oldsmobile, 197 FRD 320 (WD Mich 2000); Lozada v. Dale Baker Oldsmobile, 136 F.Supp. 2d 719 (WD Mich 2001); Lozada v. Dale Baker Oldsmobile, 145 F.Supp. 2d 878 (WD Mich 2001); Gilmore, et al. v. UTE City Mortgage, et al., 660 F.Supp 437 (D Colo 1986); Agristor Financial Corporation, et al. v. Merle E. VanSickle, et al., 907 F2d 233 (1992); Valleyside Dairy Farm v. A.O. Smith Corp., et al., 944 F.Supp 612 (1996); Martin v. A.O. Smith Corp., et al., 931 F.Supp 543 (1996); Cowles v. Bank West, 719 NW2d 94, 2006 WL 2089165, Mich 07/27/2006; Venture Industries Corp. v. Autoliv ASP, Inc., 2006 WL 2252836 (Fed Cir).
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 03/29/12 in Complex Commercial Litigation

    John Anding's committment to his profession and to his clients are at the top of his "to do" lists. He provides service to the local, state and federal bar and is an excellent lawyer with the highest capabiities and ethical standards.

    John Anding's committment to his profession and to his clients are at the top of his "to do" lists. He provides service to the local, state and federal bar and is an excellent lawyer with the highest capabiities and ethical standards. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 06/20/11 in Bankruptcy

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