Anne Seurynck has been practicing with Foster Swift’s Municipal and Public Entity Practice Group since her arrival at the firm in 1996. Her entire career has focused on the representation of municipalities and public entities.
Anne has extensive experience in drafting and reviewing ordinances and policies, serving as general counsel, counseling clients on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Open Meetings Act issues, and working with communities on millage and Michigan Campaign Finance Issues. Anne also has an expertise in library law.
To promote her belief that the best legal strategy is a proactive strategy, Anne assists communities with policy drafting and adoption. She is also a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences where the educational focus is on municipal law.
In addition to her practice, Anne serves on the firm’s Executive Committee as the vice president of the firm’s West Michigan offices. The Recruiting Committee is responsible for identifying the firm’s need for associate attorneys as well as interviewing and hiring qualified individuals.
Prior to these leadership roles, Anne was active on the firm’s Diversity Committee. Currently, she also serves as a fellow of the Michigan State Bar Association and serves on the Advocacy Committee for JDRF West Michigan.
University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1996
University of Michigan, B.A., 1993
Bar and Court Admissions:
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan