Eric R. Gielow

Eric concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate and business transactions with environmental implications, regulatory counseling, Brownfield redevelopment, remediation planning and implementation, underground storage tank cleanups, insurance claims and cost recovery.

(231) 747-7160 Ext. 106

W. Brad Groom

Brad concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, employment and manufacturing.

(231) 747-7160 Ext. 103

Rachel L. Terpstra

Rachel concentrates her practice in the area of family law, estate planning, probate litigation and civil litigation, including contract disputes, landlord-tenant issues, probate matters and other general civil matters.

(231) 747-7160 Ext. 104

Keith L. McEvoy

Keith specializes in the areas of business law, real estate, liquor licensing, and agriculture.

(231) 747-7160 Ext. 107

Sueann T. Mitchell

Sueann concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, elder law, probate matters, real estate and business matters.

(231) 747-7160 Ext. 109

J. Scott Timmer

Scott concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate and business law, including mergers and acquisitions and negotiating various business agreements.

(231) 747-7160 Ext. 113

Recent News

Michigan Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund Amended – Elimination of Buy-Downs for Small UST Owners and Retroactive Reduction in Deductibles
Posted on January 3, 2017
2016 closed out with some good news for underground storage tank (UST) owners in Michigan. On December 21, 2016, Governor Snyder signed House Bill 5599 into law (PA 380 of 2016), amending UST corrective action funding provisions of Part 215 of Michigan’s Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA), 1994 PA 451, as amended. The most significant impact of this amendment is two-fold: the lowering of deductibles (from $50,000 to $10,000 per claim for owners/operators of eight or more USTs, and from $50,000 to $2,000 per claim for UST owners/operators of seven or fewer USTs). Further, these lower deductible... MORE
Happy Holidays!
Posted on December 22, 2016
GGTM Law is spreading joy this holiday season with the help of the Mona Shores Choir. Please enjoy viewing our Christmas card while listening to this beautiful arrangement of a Christmas classic sung by the Mona Shores Choir. Wishing each of you Happy Holidays and a Joyful New Year!... MORE
Non-Competes Between Commercial Ventures to be Assessed Under Rule of Reason
Posted on July 18, 2016
In Innovation Ventures v Liquid Manufacturing, LLC, Michigan Supreme Court Docket No. 150591 (decided July 14, 2016), the Michigan Supreme Court considered whether the validity of a covenant not to compete should be determined by looking at the factors provided in MCL 445.774a or by using the “rule of reason” analysis. MCL 445.774a sets forth factors for a court to consider in analyzing covenants not to compete in an employer-employee context. The covenant not to compete considered in this case, however, was in a written agreement between two businesses. The statutory factors include the following: (1) duration of the... MORE
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