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Banking Attorney

Jeff's practice is focused on financing transactions, from tax-exempt and taxable bond issues to commercial loans. He has served as bond counsel to State of Michigan departments and agencies as well as to local bond issuers. He also represents letter of credit providers and underwriters in bond transactions.

For more information, please contact Jeff Schad at 616/336-6434 or


Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law, Grand Rapids, since 2016

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Professional Affiliations

Grand Rapids Bar Association

National Association of Bond Lawyers

State Bar of Michigan

Community Involvement

East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation, past Board member

Fountain Street Church Foundation, past Board member

Grand Rapids Public Schools, tutor

News & Publications


University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
J.D., magna cum laude, 1973
Order of the Coif

Harvard University Law School
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
B.A., magna cum laude, 1970
Member, Honors College
Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
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