Dan E. Bylenga, Jr.
Business & Corporate Law
Financial Dispute Resolution
Chair of the Financial Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Dan concentrates his practice in the area of general and complex civil and commercial litigation, commercial transactions and bankruptcy with an emphasis on business reorganization, creditor’s rights and litigation.
He has been consistently recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer for his work in Business Litigation.
He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, where he is a Fellow of the State Bar Foundation, the Grand Rapids Bar Association where he has served on several committees, including Continuing Legal Education and Minority Recruitment, and the Federal Bar Association of West Michigan.
Dan has been admitted to practice in Michigan (1980) and Alabama (1981), as well as the Federal Court for the Western District of Michigan, Federal Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan, Federal Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.
In his spare time, Dan enjoys sailing, alpine skiing, and restoring wood boats.
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1980
De Pauw University, Bachelor of the Arts, 1974
Awards and Recognition
Michigan's Law and Politics, Super Lawyers
- Grand Rapids Bar Association
- State Bar of Michigan
- State Bar of Michigan Foundation, Fellow
- Federal Bar Association of Western Michigan
- East Grand Rapids Planning Commission, Former Chairperson
- ARC Kent County, Former Director
- Spring Lake Yacht Club
- Spring Lake Junior Sailing Association