John R. Marquis

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Jack is located in Smith Haughey’s Holland office. Jack has over 40 years of experience in business, real estate, tax, and health law. He developed a specialty in concierge medicine and has been instrumental in helping physicians across the country establish their concierge medicine practices. He has also been influential in federal tax law, particularly partnership taxation, receiving Best Lawyers in America’s 2013 Tax Lawyer of the Year in the Grand Rapids area award.


•Listed in Best Lawyers (2003-2019) -- Tax Law, Health Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

•Named the Best Lawyers “2013 Grand Rapids Tax Lawyer of the Year”

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

•Leading Lawyers Michigan, 2014

•Listed in Law and Politics initial Michigan magazine as a Michigan Super Lawyer

•Holland Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award

•Distinguished Alumni Award, Grand Valley State University, Seidman School of Business

•Outstanding Achievement Award from Seidman School of Business Alumni Association

•2014 President’s Award for outstanding service to the American Society of Concierge Physicians

Lecturing and Teaching

•Adjunct Professor of Tax, Master of Science in Taxation Program, Seidman School of Business, Grand Valley State University, 1984-2000; 2006
•Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Hope College, 2001-2003

News and Publications

August 16 2018

Twenty-One Smith Haughey Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2019

August 18 2017

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Attorneys Listed Among Best Lawyers in America for 2018

March 14 2016

Smith Haughey Opens Holland Office, Adding Fifth Location in Michigan

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Business Law
  • Health Law
  • Tax Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
616-499-6362  Phone
616-613-6466  Fax
University Attended:
Brown University, B.A., 1965; Grand Valley State University, M.S.T., with high honors, 1984
Law School Attended:
Ohio State University, J.D., cum laude, 1968
Year of First Admission:
1968, Ohio; 1970, Michigan


•American Bar Association
•State Bar of Michigan
•Ottawa County Bar Association, past President
•Riverview Advisory Committee, Co-Founder and current member (1985-Present)
•City of Holland, Chairman (2010); Long Range Planning Task Force (1987-1989); Task Force on Youth and Family Violence, Chairman (1993)
•Lakeshore Advantage Corporation, Board Member and Founding Chair (2003-2010)
•Holland/Zeeland Community Foundation, Board Member (2004-2009); President (2007-2009)
•Herrick District Library, Member, Board of Trustees (2001-06); Chairman, Library Building Project Advisory and Steering Committee (1995-1998)
•Holland Historical Trust, President, Board of Directors (1995-99); Vice President (1993-94)
•Macatawa Area Coordinating Council, Chairman (1989-92)


Peer Reviews

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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