Jack Van Coevering joins Foster Swift's Administrative and Municipal Practice Group, he will work primarily from the Grand Rapids office. His practice focuses in the areas of state and local tax where, he assists municipalities with complex property tax cases and taxpayers in state business tax disputes.
Prior to joining Foster Swift, Van Coevering served as chief judge and chairman of the Michigan Tax Tribunal and engaged in private practice. He has also authored chapters in Real Property Tax Appeals in Michigan (ICLE 2010) and taught advanced property tax classes at Cooley Law School.
Van Coevering has been recognized by Best Lawyers® in America for Tax Law Litigation and Controversy from 2013-2016 and Lawyer of the Year for 2014.
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Calvin College.