Firm Administration

Officers

Steven Ryan, Chair
Gregory J. Stenmoe, Managing Partner/ President
Nancy C. Aiken, Vice President
Elizabeth M. Brama, Treasurer
Matthew A. Slaven, Secretary

Board of Directors

Nancy C. Aiken
Elizabeth M. Brama
Timothy G. Gelinske
Michael D. Gordon
Sam Hanson
Lauren E. Lonergan
Michael J. McEllistrem
Philip R. Schenkenberg
Steven J. Ryan
Matthew A. Slaven

Practice Area Management

The structure of our legal services at Briggs and Morgan is categorized within two departments, commercial transactions and business litigation. Mike McEllistrem is head of the commercial department while Lauren Lonergan leads our litigation team. Firm hierarchy also designates heads of each section and all of our attorneys are not only associated with a department, but often one or more practice groups.

Commercial Department

Mike McEllistrem, Chair 
Charles W. Johnson, Co-Chair, Business Law Section 
Steve Kozachok, Co-Chair, Business Law Section 
Michael D. Gordon, Co-Chair, Financial Institutions and Real Estate Section 
Pat Mascia, Co-Chair, Financial Institutions and Real Estate Section 
Alison J. Midden, Co-Chair, Estate Planning and Administration Section
Jennifer A. Lammers, Co-Chair, Estate Planning and Administration Section

Business Litigation Department

Lauren E. Lonergan, Chair 
Thomas J. Basting Jr., Co-Chair, Business Litigation Section 
Philip R. Schenkenberg, Co-Chair, Business Litigation Section 
Neal T. Buethe, Chair, Employment, Benefits and Labor Section 
Mike M. Lafeber, Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Section 
Karen McDaniel, Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Section 
Michael C. Krikava, Chair, Energy Section 
Jason R. Asmus, Vice-Chair, Business Litigation Section 
Julie H. Firestone, Vice-Chair, Business Litigation Section

Administrative Management

Ann Rainhart, Executive Director
Ellen Drasin, Director of Human Resources and Research Services
Robert DuBois, Chief Information Officer
Christine Kim, Director of Attorney Recruiting and Diversity
Katie Genereux, Director of Business Development and Marketing
Lynn Mattson, Director of Finance 
Julie Munneke, Director of Facilities Management