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General Counsel

Terry served as the firm’s General Counsel from 2010-2020 and her practice focused on lawyer ethics, professional responsibility and professional liability. Previously, Terry concentrated her practice on representing developers and municipalities in land use and zoning litigation, representing municipalities in civil rights, energy, cable and other government litigation. She also advised private sector clients on land use applications. Terry has represented clients in administrative tribunals, trial courts and appellate courts.

For more information, please contact Terry Decker at 616/336-6717 or


Honors & Recognitions

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

United States District Court, Western District of Michigan: Advanced Section, 2009; Hillman Advocacy Program, faculty member

News & Publications



University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
J.D., cum laude, 1980

Grand Valley State College
Allendale, Michigan
B.A., 1977

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
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