Genovich named one of the 2017 "Women in the Law"



Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC shareholder Laura Genovich has been named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law” for 2017. For eight years, Michigan Lawyers Weekly has recognized women in the legal profession who have demonstrated leadership, a commitment to excellence in practice, and community service.

Genovich practices municipal law, bankruptcy law and litigation in the Grand Rapids office of Foster Swift. She is a regular speaker at municipal law and bankruptcy law seminars and has taught bankruptcy law as an adjunct professor at WMU-Cooley Law School.  Her accomplishments include being the youngest Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee in the country when appointed in 2011; she has administered more than 3,000 cases, and now also serves as the Chapter 12 trustee for the Western District of Michigan.  Genovich recently completed a two-year term as Chairperson of the Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association for the Western District, and is active in the community. She received the Grand Rapids Bar Association’s “3 in 10” Award earlier this year, and she has been named one of Michigan Super Lawyer's Rising Stars in bankruptcy law every year since 2012.