Keith L. McEvoy
(231) 794-2407
keith@ggtmlaw.com

Education

Suffolk Law School, J.D. 1992

University of Michigan, Masters of Science in Kinesiology 1985

University of Michigan, B.B.A. 1982

Memberships

State Bar of Michigan

Muskegon County Bar Association

Muskegon Sports Council – Board of Directors

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

Experience

After graduating from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Keith relocated to Boston, Massachusetts, where for seven years, he owned and operated a corporate fitness and cardiac rehabilitation business.  He experienced first hand many of the challenges that face business owners on a daily basis.  Through this, he gained a strong appreciation for the entrepreneurial spirit that drives business owners.  Keith uses the perspective he gained as a small business owner to offer clients sound, practical legal and business advice.

Keith concentrates his practice in the purchase and sale of businesses and real estate.  He provides small and mid-sized companies with legal counsel on areas ranging from contract and lease negotiations, employee matters, compliance issues, and general business matters.  He has developed a specialty in the burgeoning craft brewery industry and in liquor licensing matters, including the issuance, transfer and maintenance of liquor licenses.

Sample Projects

  • Facilitated the purchase and sale of more than twenty-five convenience stores, bars, and restaurants, including all applicable liquor, lottery and related licenses.
  • Corporate Counsel for restaurant franchisor with franchises located nationwide.
  • Corporate counsel for large-scale growers and food production operations located in West Michigan and in East Michigan.
  • Assisted corporate telecommunications client in securing multi-million dollar federal grant to finance the construction of a broadband infrastructure project to serve rural communities.

Education

Suffolk Law School, J.D. 1992

University of Michigan, Masters of Science in Kinesiology 1985

University of Michigan, B.B.A. 1982

Memberships

State Bar of Michigan

Muskegon County Bar Association

Muskegon Sports Council – Board of Directors

Recent News

Scott Timmer Elected to Serve on Council
Posted on August 4, 2017
GGTM is proud to announce that our own J. Scott Timmer was elected by his peers to serve on the Council for the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan at the Section’s annual meeting on July 21, 2017.  The Council term is three years. Scott has been an active member of the Real Property Law Section for a number of years. Scott served as a co-chair for the Section’s Summer Conference for 2015 and 2016. Scott currently chairs the Section’s “Homeward Bound” seminars and acts as the coordinator for the Section’s Residential Transactions and Finance... MORE
GGTM Law Celebrates Its 5-Year Anniversary
Posted on April 18, 2017
Today marks a significant milestone for GGTM.  We opened the doors on April 18, 2012 and have been going strong ever since.  Thanks to all our loyal clients, families and supporters who have made the Firm a success!... MORE
GGTM Welcomes Litigator Daniel R. Olson To Its Team
Posted on March 2, 2017
Daniel R. Olson has joined Gielow Groom Terpstra & McEvoy (“GGTM”), adding strength and experience to the firm’s growing legal team. Dan brings the number of attorneys now practicing at GGTM to seven and also brings with him 15 years’ experience as a general litigator, having handled cases from the local district court to the U.S. Supreme Court. Dan’s unique background and experience are valuable assets to GGTM and its clients. After graduating summa cum laude from Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, in 2002, Dan spent two years as a clerk for Justice Stephen J. Markman (now... MORE
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