Jon G. March is a former Managing Member of the Firm. He is an experienced trial lawyer handling a wide variety of employment, commercial, construction, and general civil litigation. In addition to his trial practice, he is an experienced facilitative mediator and has successfully mediated to settlement hundreds of cases involving nearly every substantive area of the law. He completed the Harvard Law School Mediation Workshop in 1998.
Mr. March is a Fellow of several distinguished law-related organizations: the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, the American Bar Foundation, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and the State Bar of Michigan Foundation.
Mr. March is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, the Grand Rapids Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is also a faculty member of the National Employment Law Institute. Mr. March is a past president of the West Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, a founding Master of the Grand Rapids Inns of Court, and he has served on the Board of Trustees of the Grand Rapids Bar Association and as a member of the Representative Assembly of the State Bar of Michigan. He is a faculty member of the Hillman Advocacy Program of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan and received the 2013 Hillman Award. He has also served as a member of the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee. He has been certified by the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan as a mediator.
Mr. March was named a “Leaders in the Law 2010” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly based on criteria such as exemplify the noble tradition of the legal profession, and inspire and lead others with their skill and character. He is recognized in Chambers USA.