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Sean P. Fitzgerald

Member
Office

Grand Rapids

200 Ottawa NW
Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Fax: 616.608.1179
Education
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
B.A., Albion College, Albion, Michigan, History
State Bar Licenses
Michigan
Illinois
Court Admissions
U.S. Bankruptcy Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. Bankruptcy Ct., W.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
Michigan Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Michigan
U.S. Bankruptcy Ct., N.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois Trial Bar
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
Awards/Achievements
Martindale-Hubbell AV Pre-Eminent Designation (2004 – Present)
Leaders in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly (2013)
Membership
Illinois Bar Association, State and Local Taxation Council, Chairman (1996)
Kent County Building Authority, Vice Chair, Secretary (2003-Present)
Member of Board of Directors of Cascade Hills Country Club (2015-Present)
Member of the Grand Rapids Chapter of Legatus (2013 - Present)
President of Grand Rapids Chapter of Legatus (2017)
St. Stephen Catholic School Finance Council (2009-2013)

Sean P. Fitzgerald

Member

Sean P. Fitzgerald represents financial institutions in both loan transactions and complex workouts in federal and state court actions. Admitted to all courts in Michigan and Illinois, plus privileges at numerous Federal District Courts in the United States, Sean's 31 years of practicing law has given him an array of experience in several areas of business/corporate transactions and complex commercial litigation, including Ponzi schemes, receiverships, and commercial breach of contract issues. He has also been involved in joint venture transactions, franchise transactions and hotel purchases.

Sean has closed transactions in amounts of up to $350 million, covering collateral in multiple states. Clients and opposing counsel alike know him as a tough competitor, someone who strives to maintain his ethics and integrity when representing clients.