Seminars & Events
Judicial Law Clerks
Securities and Corporate Governance Litigation
Gaming and Hospitality
Lobbying and Government Relations
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
University of Michigan
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
222 N. Washington Square
Lansing, Michigan 48933
John D. Pirich
Appellate Advocacy Practice Group Co-Chair
Represents clients in insurance negotiations and coverage disputes, environmental permitting, compliance and administrative requirements and in commercial litigation.
Was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan for three years. After leaving the Attorney General's office, established private practice partnership in Lansing, where practiced for several years before joining the Lansing office of a large regional law firm in 1980.
Extremely experienced litigator, regularly arguing cases in state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate level.
Clients include individuals and major publicly traded corporations and everything in between.
Regularly handles administrative matters, specializing in gaming, liquor, election and insurance issues before the various state regulatory boards and, as necessary, in court.
Represents manufacturers, trade associations, wholesalers and retailers in the alcoholic beverage industry in a myriad of regulatory, enforcement and litigation proceedings.
Regularly appears before the liquor control commission and gaming control board with respect to all regulatory and legal issues associated with such activities.
Ingham County Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
American Judicature Society
State of Michigan
Board of Ethics
Michigan Civil Service Commission, Member, 1992
Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Past President, 2001-2007
Michigan State United Way, Board Member
Sparrow Hospital Foundation
Vice Chair, 2010-2011
Wharton Center for Performing Arts at Michigan State University
St. Thomas Aquinas/St. John Student Parish, Parish Council Member
The Best Lawyers in America
The Best Lawyers’
2013 Lansing Corporate Lawyer of the Year
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
Michigan Super Lawyers
, recognized as a Local Litigation Star, 2010
Prior Employment Experience
Department of Attorney General, State of Michigan, Assistant Attorney General, 1973-1976
Michigan State University School of Law, Faculty
Trial Advocacy Institute, Director, 2000-Present
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