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Gregory N. Longworth

Senior Attorney
Office

Grand Rapids

200 Ottawa NW
Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Fax: 616.608.1184
Education
J.D., magna cum laude, University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio, 1993
B.A., cum laude, Grace College and Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana, 1987
State Bar Licenses
Michigan
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Gregory N. Longworth

Senior Attorney

Gregory N. Longworth is a Senior Attorney of Clark Hill's Litigation Practice Group and is located in the firm's Grand Rapids office. Greg's practice concentrates on business litigation, including complex commercial disputes, employment matters, and intellectual property issues, and real estate litigation. He also serves as the Chairperson of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.

Greg has successfully defended employers in discrimination, personal injury, and wage-and-hour cases, obtaining dismissals or favorable settlements. He has experience defending class actions involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and wage-and-hour laws. Much of his trial-level work involves breach-of-contract, UCC, and business-tort claims where his creative strategies have secured favorable outcome for our clients, including a million dollar judgment in a case involving complex claims and defenses. In addition, Greg has briefed and argued many cases in appellate courts.

Greg is a graduate of the University of Akron School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Greg was the Assistant Editor of the Akron Law Review and received several American Jurisprudence awards for academic achievements. Following law school, Greg was a law clerk for Chief Judge Robert Holmes Bell, United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan.

Greg is actively involved in his church, where he has served as the board chairperson and on many committees. He is also a board member for Twelve:12 Hope, a nonprofit organization providing consultation services to humanitarian and mission organizations. And for many years, Greg was a volunteer for Boy Scouts of America and Venturing, recently “retiring” as the venture crew advisor.

Memberships
Grand Rapids Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Michigan)