Grand Rapids

Since 1941, Smith Haughey has called downtown Grand Rapids home. In 2011 we moved 53 attorneys and 54 professional staff into the 150-year-old Flat Iron Building. Our renovation of the building allowed us to reduce our environmental footprint, streamline our processes, and improve our flexibility and accessibility. All of which furthers our commitment to deliver exceptional efficiency to our clients right from the heart of Grand Rapids.

Notably, in the 2012 issue of Best Lawyers in America, the Grand Rapids office had more attorneys listed than any other law firm in the area in the following categories:

  • Top-listed in Grand Rapids in legal malpractice law.
  • Top-listed in Grand Rapids in medical malpractice law.
  • Top-listed in Grand Rapids in personal injury litigation.

Parking Information

Visitors may choose to park in any of these three conveniently located parking structures.

  1. Ellis Parking surface lot with two entrance options 1) on Monroe Center across from Rosa Parks Circle and 2) on Pearl St. one block north of Monroe Avenue.
  2. City of Grand Rapids Monroe Center Parking ramp adjacent to Leo’s Restaurant with an entrance on Ionia just north of Fulton St.
  3. City of Grand Rapids Pearl/Ionia Parking ramp adjacent to MVP Sports with two entrance options 1) on Ionia just north of Fountain and 2) on Pearl St. just east of Ottawa Ave.

Parking will be validated by Smith Haughey.

 

News for Grand Rapids

12/2/2014
Smith Haughey Welcomes Attorneys Rachael Roseman and Scott Brookens

11/3/2014
Smith Haughey Ranked as Top Tier Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

11/3/2014
Attorney Nick Reister Named a 2014 "Up & Coming Lawyer" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

9/16/2014
Smith Haughey Welcomes Attorney Nicholas Vander Veen

9/5/2014
Twenty-five Smith Haughey Attorneys Listed Among 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers "Rising Stars”

8/18/2014
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Attorneys Listed Among "Best Lawyers in America" for 2015

6/6/2014
Gilchrist Elected President of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

5/30/2014
Attorney Michael Wiese to Join Smith Haughey

3/30/2014
MiBiz | Internal Security Breaches Need Attention Too

3/26/2014
MiBiz | Businesses Need to Protect Against Vulnerabilities for Electronic Data, IP

3/20/2014
Smith Haughey's Medical Malpractice Attorneys Obtained a Successful No Cause Verdict

2/17/2014
Smith Haughey Welcomes Attorneys Christopher Spain and Brian Pearson

2/10/2014
Franks Elected to the Board of Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW)

1/22/2014
Smith Haughey Welcomes Attorney Stacy Kramer to the Grand Rapids Office

1/15/2014
Grand Rapids Business Journal | Artists Regain Copyrights — Decades Later

1/7/2014
Smith Haughey Announces New Chief Executive Officer, Shareholders, Office Managing Shareholders, and Board Members

12/16/2013
Coming Soon in 2014

11/22/2013
Attorneys Charles Pike and Anders Gillis Join Smith Haughey

11/1/2013
Smith Haughey Listed as a 2014 Top-Tier Law Firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

10/7/2013
Growing Home: Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge partners with Even & Franks

9/6/2013
Smith Haughey Lawyers Named Among 2013 Michigan Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”

8/26/2013
Even & Franks, PLLC To Join Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, PC

8/15/2013
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Attorneys Listed Among “Best Lawyers in America” For 2014

7/29/2013
Ledyard Expansion Continues...

7/11/2013
Smith Haughey Expands Into The Ledyard Building

6/19/2013
Two New Attorneys Join Smith Haughey's Grand Rapids Office

5/22/2013
Summer Associates Join Smith Haughey

4/2/2013
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Makes $30,000 Donation to National Writers Series

3/4/2013
Second Smith Haughey Attorney Named to the "Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" List by the American Society of Legal Advocates

1/22/2013
Smith Haughey Client Receives "One of the Largest Jury Awards in Leelanau County's History" Amounting to $650K

1/11/2013
New Marketing Specialist Joins Smith Haughey

1/8/2013
Smith Haughey Announces New Equity Shareholders and Board Members

12/19/2012
Smith Haughey Attorney Named to Community Media Center's Board of Directors

12/17/2012
Grand Rapids Attorney Named to the “Top 40 Under 40 Litigators” List by the American Society of Legal Advocates

12/5/2012
New Director of Marketing and Business Development Joins Smith Haughey

11/30/2012
Attorney Matt Baciak Joins Smith Haughey's Grand Rapids Office

11/26/2012
Gibson Joins Smith Haughey as Chief Operating Officer

11/5/2012
Four Smith Haughey attorneys named "Lawyer of the Year"

11/5/2012
Smith Haughey attorney Matt Wikander named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

11/2/2012
Smith Haughey listed as a 2013 top tier law firm in "Best Law Firms"

10/10/2012
Siebers is First Attorney in Michigan to Receive Certification as Merger & Acquisition Advisor

10/8/2012
Three New Attorneys Join Smith Haughey's Grand Rapids Office

9/26/2012
Smith Haughey is a Drop-off Location for Veterans' Wish List Drive

9/19/2012
Wikander Selected as a "Local Litigation Star", Smith Haughey is "Recommended"

9/17/2012
Smith Haughey Lawyers Named 2012 "Super Lawyers"

9/14/2012
Franks Joins Smith Haughey's Grand Rapids Office

8/27/2012
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Attorneys Listed in "Best Lawyers" 2013 Edition

7/25/2012
Roegge Receives Champion of Justice Award from the State Bar of Michigan

6/25/2012
Sebolt Elected President of MSHRM

6/20/2012
Oostema Named by Chambers and Partners as a Leading Litigation Attorney in Michigan

5/21/2012
Summer Associates Join Smith Haughey

4/26/2012
Smith Haughey Receives 2012 Gold PRoof Award

4/2/2012
WGVU Radio Interview with Tom McCarthy: Social Media and the Law

1/13/2012
Smith Haughey Announces New Shareholder and Board Members

12/22/2011
Siebers Elected to Positions in the Michigan Business Brokers Association and the Grand Rapids Bar Association's Real Property Section

12/16/2011
Smith Haughey Lawyers Named “Super Lawyers”

12/9/2011
New Family Law Attorney Joins Smith Haughey

12/2/2011
Smith Haughey Recommended As A Top Litigation Firm In Michigan

11/28/2011
Kristen Ray Selected As An "Up & Coming Lawyer"

11/21/2011
GR Office Gets A New Home - Nov. 21

11/9/2011
Huang and Shelton Join Smith Haughey's Grand Rapids Office

9/16/2011
Adam Tountas Joins Smith Haughey's Grand Rapids Office

9/14/2011
Smith Haughey and its Attorneys Voted "Best" By Their Peers

7/27/2011
Flat Iron Building Undergoes Interior Renovation

6/20/2011
Smith Haughey Named as One of Michigan's "Economic Bright Spots"

6/13/2011
Smith Haughey Establishes Scholarship in Memory of Tom Weibel

6/7/2011
Summer Associates Join Smith Haughey

1/27/2011
Bill Jack Receives First Annual Hillman Award

1/6/2011
Smith Haughey Announces New Shareholders and Board of Directors

11/12/2010
Smith Haughey Experiences Growth Across the State; Hires Five New Attorneys in Traverse City and Grand Rapids

10/7/2010
Smith Haughey Lawyers Named "Super Lawyers"

9/24/2010
Attorney Robert Suarez Joins Smith Haughey's Grand Rapids Office

9/16/2010
Smith Haughey Listed as a Top Tier Law Firm by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

8/30/2010
Smith Haughey and its Attorneys Voted "Best" By Their Peers

8/25/2010
Smith Haughey to Move to Historic Flat Iron Building

8/24/2010
SHRR Presents Webinar About Changes to the Michigan No-Fault Act

8/2/2010
Michigan Supreme Court Reshapes No-Fault Act's Serious Impairment Threshold

7/16/2010
Smith Haughey Selected for Inclusion in Prestigious and Well-respected Publication that Ranks the World's Top Law Firms

7/14/2010
Smith Haughey Announces Artist Selection for ArtPrize Venue

7/9/2010
Sebolt Elected to the Board of MSHRM

6/22/2010
DeGraw elected Chairperson of the Workers’ Compensation section of the State Bar of Michigan

6/2/2010
Summer Associates Join Smith Haughey

5/14/2010
Smith Haughey Selected as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For

3/17/2010
Oostema Selected as a "Leader in the Law"

2/18/2010
O'Loughlin Elected to Membership in Prestigious National Organization of Attorneys

2/2/2010
Attorney Hoffer Joins Smith Haughey

2/1/2010
Smith Haughey Mourns the Passing of Tom Weibel

1/14/2010
Smith Haughey Announces New CEO, Shareholders, and Board of Directors

1/5/2010
Velzen Elected Chair of the Family Law Section of the Grand Rapids Bar Association

12/11/2009
SHRR Increases Donations to Charity

11/13/2009
Traverse City Attorney Joins Board of Directors of International Tennis Foundation

10/9/2009
Smith Haughey Recommended As a Top Litigation Firm in Michigan

9/29/2009
Business and Real Estate Attorney Joins Smith Haughey

9/24/2009
Smith Haughey Reaches Out to Undergraduate Students of Color at Hope College With New Internship Program

9/17/2009
Smith Haughey Lawyers Named "Super Lawyers"

9/8/2009
Lawyer Sees Demand for Expert Native American Legal Counsel Increasing Due to Rising Interest in Working with the Wayland Casino

8/17/2009
Local Health Attorney Appointed to National Health Care Practice Group

8/11/2009
Smith Haughey and its Attorneys Voted "Best" by Their Peers

7/2/2009
Jack Receives the Michigan Association for Justice's Respected Advocate Award

6/26/2009
DeGraw Elected Vice Chairperson of the Workers' Compensation Section of the State Bar of Michigan

6/8/2009
Summer Associates Join Smith Haughey

5/1/2009
A National Legal Journal Publishes Article Written By Smith Haughey Attorneys

4/7/2009
Smith Haughey Expands & Strengthens Client Offerings in 10 Practice Areas

3/18/2009
Smith Haughey's Diversity Committee Introduces New Intern

3/2/2009
McCarthy Named Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

2/26/2009
Butterer Awarded "Best Supporting Attorney" at Oscar Night Party

2/23/2009
American Bar Association Taps Local Attorney to "Write the Book" on Legal Malpractice Law in Michigan

2/17/2009
Neckers Appointed to the Faculty of the Litigation Management College

2/6/2009
Karl Butterer: Thought Leader in Entertainment Law

1/26/2009
McCarthy Rejoins Smith Haughey

1/20/2009
Lentner Elected Chair of the Legal Assistants Section of the Grand Rapids Bar Association

12/17/2008
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Names New Shareholders

12/17/2008
Board of Directors Elected to Lead Smith Haughey in the New Year

12/5/2008
Ray and Pearson Join Smith Haughey as New Associates

11/21/2008
Smith Haughey Attorneys and Staff Exceeded Their Fundraising Goal for the United Way Campaign

11/17/2008
Smith Haughey Presented the President's Special Recognition Award by the MDTC

10/20/2008
Smith Haughey Launches Blog: "Michigan Health Law Link"

9/25/2008
Smith Haughey Lawyers Named "Super Lawyers"

9/19/2008
Smith Haughey and Attorneys Voted "Best" By Their Peers

9/15/2008
Smith Haughey's Diversity Committee Introduces New Intern

9/4/2008
Several Smith Haughey Attorneys Recently Published in External Publications.

8/27/2008
SHRR Attorneys Earn Appointments to FDCC

7/22/2008
Three Clients Recognized for Innovation

6/13/2008
Roegge Elected to Board of Directors of Degage Ministries

6/2/2008
Smith Haughey Mourns the Loss of Former CEO and Friend

6/2/2008
Weibel and Boyles Elected to Smith Haughey's Board of Directors

5/30/2008
Summer Associates Join Smith Haughey

5/20/2008
Smith Haughey's Litigators Accumulate Successes Throughout Michigan

5/5/2008
Grand Rapids Office Participates in Take Your Child to Work Day

4/16/2008
Students Learn About the Court System Through Smith Haughey's Outreach

3/12/2008
Sterk Joins Smith Haughey and Expands the Firm's Appellate Litigation Department

2/22/2008
Velzen Wins Election to Noteworthy Positions in Two Local Family Law Organizations

2/18/2008
Smith Haughey's Client Country Dairy Featured in the Grand Rapids Press

12/20/2007
Board of Directors Elected to Lead Smith Haughey in the New Year

12/20/2007
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Names New Shareholders

12/10/2007
Behler Appointed to American Arbitration Association's National Roster

11/29/2007
SHRR Health Law Attorneys Present "The Implications of Phase III of Stark II"

11/26/2007
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Names New Chief Operating Officer

10/8/2007
Principal of Stocking Elementary School Speaks at SHRR

9/24/2007
Smith Haughey Lawyers Named "Super Lawyers"

9/11/2007
Lawyers Voted "Best" By Their Peers

9/7/2007
Smith Haughey Introduces New Internship Program

8/14/2007
Amlotte Promoted to Marketing Coordinator at Smith Haughey

6/5/2007
Wright Joins Smith Haughey

5/24/2007
Five Summer Associates Join Smith Haughey

5/10/2007
Benjamin Hammond Elected Chair of Young Lawyers Section

3/5/2007
Tax Incentive Cuts the Cost of Hiring Interpreters for the Deaf - Disability Access Credit Offers Business Owners Relief

1/8/2007
Article Authored by Smith Haughey Attorneys Published in FDCC Quarterly

1/8/2007
Board of Directors Elected to Lead Smith Haughey in the New Year

1/5/2007
Quillen Joins Smith Haughey as Human Resources Director

12/18/2006
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Names New Shareholders

12/11/2006
Stephanie Neal Receives Probate and Estate Planning Certificate

10/26/2006
SHRR Lawyers are Super

9/5/2006
SHRR Attorneys Voted Best

7/19/2006
New Orleans Lawyer Lands at Smith Haughey

5/2/2006
Mr. Roegge Receives Highest Honor From the GR Bar Assoc.

5/1/2006
Engel Reappointed to State Bar Character Fitness Committee

11/19/2005
SHRR Welcomes New Associate

11/9/2005
Craig Neckers Appointed Chairman of FDCC Commercial Litigation Section

7/11/2005
Pigorsh Joins Family Law Group

11/30/2004
New Associates Join Grand Rapids Office of SHRR

11/29/2004
Lawyers Voted Best by Their Peers

8/20/2004
Neal Joins Medical Malpractice Group of Smith Haughey

5/19/2004
Summer Associates Join SHRR

1/26/2004
Michael Roberts Joins SHRR

5/28/2003
SHRR Welcomes Summer Associates

3/27/2003
Ann-Mary Petroskey Joins BPLD Group

2/4/2003
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Welcomes New Associates

1/1/2003
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge Announces Election Results

9/1/2002
New Associates Join Grand Rapids Office

8/28/2002
Bill Jack Honored by Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

8/20/2002
Jack Oostema Appointed to Grand Rapids Bar Leadership

6/13/2002
T.J. Ackert Elected To GRBA Leadership Role

5/15/2002
SHRR Welcomes Summer Associates

4/1/2002
SHRR Presents Joint Seminar on Privacy and Security

Events

1/13/2015
What to Expect When Buying a Business

10/29/2014
What to Expect When Selling a Business (Webinar)

10/23/2014
Creating a Legacy: An Estate Planning Seminar

8/5/2014
Passing Down the Family Cottage (West Michigan)

6/12/2014
How to Buy or Sell a Business 2014

5/29/2014
Commercial Loan Documentation 2014 (Session II)

4/29/2014
Commercial Loan Documentation 2014 (Session I)

4/25/2014
MBBA Dual Chapter Business Meeting

4/15/2014
TAHRA: Conducting Human Resource Audits

8/7/2013
An Evening for Farmers and Their Families...

6/13/2013
How to Buy or Sell a Business

4/17/2013
Landlord-Tenant Law Seminar

4/9/2013
Affording the Affordable Care Act (Grand Rapids)

3/19/2013
Home Builders Association: Remodeler's Workshop

3/15/2013
Spring Risk Manager's Conference - Employment Practices

3/6/2013
Presentation on Taxes & Succession Planning

12/11/2012
Presentation to Michigan Business Brokers Association

9/21/2012
State Bar Annual Meeting - Discussion of Jury Trial Tools under the Revised Michigan Court Rules

6/9/2012
What Trial Lawyers and Consultants Can Learn From Songwriters

4/11/2012
Telecommuting: Workers' Compensation and Other Liability Considerations

2/29/2012
Property Taxes: What you need to know about the law to help your clients (Grand Rapids)

2/2/2012
Handling Michigan Claims Following Recent Changes to the Workers' Disability Compensation Act

12/13/2011
Real Estate Leasing & Acquisition

10/11/2011
Contract Fundamentals for Officers, Directors, and Office Managers

9/13/2011
Employment Law (Seminar Series: Making the Grade -- Basic Legal Know-how for Business Owners)

8/9/2011
Making the Grade: Basic Legal Know-How for Business Owners

4/20/2010
Practical Strategies for Managing the Interplay of ADA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation

3/9/2010
Key Legal Issues for the Construction Industry

4/30/2009
Smith Haughey presents "Key Legal Issues for the Construction Industry"

 
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Thomas W. Aycock Attorney 616.458.8391 616.774.2461
Charles F. Behler Of Counsel 616.458.6245 616.774.2461
James G. Black Attorney 616.458.4253 616.774.2461
Thomas F. Blackwell Of Counsel 616.458.8426 616.774.2461
Scott M. Brookens Attorney 616.458.4394 616.774.2461
Carol D. Carlson Attorney 616.458.9289 616.774.2461
David J. DeGraw Attorney 616.458.3646 616.774.2461
Sheila E. Eddy Attorney 616.458.4256
A. Joseph Engel Attorney 616.458.6247 616.774.2461
William H. Franks Attorney 616.458.3215 616.774.2461
Patrick F. Geary Attorney 616.458.5358 616.774.2461
Christopher R. Genther Attorney 616.458.0222 616.774.2461
Mark A. Gilchrist Attorney 616.458.1477 616.774.2461
Michele M. Giordano Attorney 616.458.8308 616.774.2461
Kristen E. Guinn Attorney 616.458.9481 616.774.2461
David O. Haughey Of Counsel 616.774.8000 616.774.2461
Stephanie C. Hoffer Attorney 616.458.6458 616.774.2461
Jane C. Hofmeyer Attorney 616.458.5388 616.774.2461
William J. Hondorp Attorney 616.458.1334 616.774.2461
Charissa C. Huang Attorney 616.458.3443 616.774.2461
William W. Jack, Jr. Attorney 616.458.6243 616.774.2461
Jeffrey C. Kemperman Attorney 616.458.1499 616.774.2461
Brian J. Kilbane Attorney 616.458.0296 616.774.2461
Stacy M. Kramer Attorney 616.458.2272 616.774.2461
Beth S. Kromer Attorney 616.458.1338 616.774.2461
John M. Kruis Attorney 616.458.8304 616.774.2461
E. Thomas McCarthy, Jr. Attorney 616.458.9224 616.774.2461
Kirk W. Morgan Attorney 616.458.3319 616.774.2461
Lawrence P. Mulligan Of Counsel 616.458.1324 616.774.2461
Craig S. Neckers Attorney 616.458.4251 616.774.2461
John C. O'Loughlin Attorney 616.458.9370 616.774.2461
Paul M. Oleniczak Attorney 616.458.5461 616.774.2461
John R. Oostema Attorney 616.458.0495 616.774.2461
Brian M. Pearson Attorney 616.458.7366 616.774.2461
Mary R. Pigorsh Attorney 616.458.9463 616.774.2461
Charles J. Pike Attorney 616.458.5456 616.774.2461
Anthony J. Quarto Attorney 616.458.1336 616.774.2461
Nicholas A. Reister Attorney 616.458.8286 616.774.2461
Michael J. Roberts Attorney 616.458.1212 616.774.2461
L. R. “Bud” Roegge Of Counsel 616.458.7425 616.774.2761
Rachael M. Roseman Attorney 616.458.0384 616.774.2461
Gary A. Rowe Attorney 616.458.6242 616.774.2761
Jason R. Sebolt Attorney 616.458.3628 616.774.2461
Michael D. Shelton Attorney 616.458.0268 616.774.2461
Aubri N. Sheremet Attorney 616.458.9294 616.774.2461
Jonathan J. Siebers Attorney 616.458.5298 616.774.2461
A. B. “Bud” Smith, Jr. Of Counsel
Christopher M. Spain Attorney 616.458.5454 616.774.2461
Calvin J. Sterk Of Counsel 616.458.4273 616.774.2461
Robert C. Stone Attorney 616.458.3622 616.774.2461
Thomas R. Tasker Of Counsel 616.458.1335 616.774.2461
D. Adam Tountas Attorney 616.458.0437 616.774.2461
Paul Van Oostenburg Attorney 616.458.9462 616.774.2461
Jon D. Vander Ploeg Of Counsel 616.458.1365 616.774.2461
Nicholas H. Vander Veen Attorney 616.458.5283 616.774.2461
Megan M. VerMerris Attorney 616.458.2362 616.774.2461
Michael D. Wiese Attorney 616.458.9466 616.774.2461
Matthew L. Wikander Attorney 616.458.8605 616.774.2461

At Smith Haughey, we believe that the communities we serve are largely responsible for our decades of success. We also believe that service to others is a privilege. And we believe that we have a responsibility to make our communities a better place. That’s why we’ve made it a habit to give back to our communities, both through corporate philanthropy and our commitment of time.

Our attorneys and professional staff express their deep sense of community in many ways. In Grand Rapids, for example, Smith Haughey is the longest standing corporate sponsor of the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

We are also actively involved in the following organizations:

  • American Cancer Society of West Michigan
  • Catholic Charities West Michigan
  • Conductive Learning Center
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children
  • D.A. Blodgett St. John’s Home
  • Degage
  • Equest Center for Theraputic Riding
  • Fountain Hill Center
  • Friends of GR Parks
  • Gilda’s Club
  • GR Box
  • Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
  • Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women
  • H.O.P.E. - brain injury support program
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Heart of West Michigan United Way
  • Justice Foundation of West Michigan
  • Kids Food Basket
  • Legal Aid of Western Michigan
  • Lions Club
  • Literacy Center of West Michigan
  • Michigan Blood
  • MSU College of Human Medicine
  • Opera Grand Rapids
  • Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors
  • Ronald McDonald House of West Michigan
  • Rotary Clubs
  • Senior Neighbors
  • St. Cecilia Music Center
  • Van Andel Institute
  • West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Women’s Resource Center
  • YWCA
     

 

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