Posted: October 26, 2021 at 1:13 PM MDT|Update: 1 hour ago
ROYAL OAK, Mich., October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Jon D. Kreucher was elected President and CEO of Howard & Howard, a leading business law firm founded in Michigan. The announcement was made by the current President and CEO, Mark A. Davis, who will be stepping down shortly after leading the company for the past 17 years.
Kreucher has practiced law for 30 years, holding positions in Fortune 100 companies and private law firms. A lawyer with Howard & Howard for 18 years, he worked in the Firm’s Business & Corporate activities; Business litigation; energy, infrastructure and utilities; and labor, employment and immigration practice groups.
âI am honored and delighted to be chosen by my colleagues to lead our law firm as it begins its 153rd year in business, âsaid Kreucher. âOn behalf of our entire team, I would like to thank Marc davis for his years of wise leadership. I look forward to continuing Howard & Howard’s long-standing commitment to providing exceptional legal services to our clients and to providing a collegial and rewarding culture for our lawyers and employees. “
According to Kreucher, his initial goal will include:
- Maintain the effort to run the firm like a business, allowing lawyers to focus on clients and be among the highest paid in the markets served by Howard & Howard.
- Focus and enable greater use of technology to reduce time and improve profitability in legal research, electronic discovery, document automation, asset management and compliance.
- Improve the diversity of the firm’s teams and foster an environment that embraces a range of perspectives on work-life balance.
“The legal industry will experience more disruption over the next 10 years than in the previous 100. A major catalyst has been the dramatic change ushered in by the pandemic,” Kreucher said. âWe are at an inflection point that will bring a fundamental change in the way we provide legal services to our clients. One of the most important functions of my role will be to ensure that the firm evolves so that our clients can continue to receive high quality services. and timely legal services at a reasonable cost.
âJon is an accomplished lawyer and leader who has made exceptional contributions to the firm and has always provided top notch advice to our clients. We are confident that Howard & Howard will continue to thrive and succeed under his vision and leadership, âsaid Davis.
Kreucher has been selected for America’s Best AvocadosÂ® (2017-2021) and appointed to business “Top Lawyers” of the magazine (2013-2014, 2019-2020). He is a summa cum laude graduated from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School and he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan.
Kreucher’s term will begin on January 1, 2022.
About Howard & Howard
With a history spanning over 15 decades, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. More than 140 lawyers practice out of their offices in Royal Oak, Michigan; Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Beverly hills, california. For more information, please visit howardandhoward.com.
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