Gregory G. St. Arnauld
Bar Admission: 1984, Michigan, Indiana
Education: Coast Guard Academy; Central Michigan University (B.S., cum laude, 1981); University of Notre Dame (J.D., magna cum laude, 1984)
Practice Areas: Corporate; Business; Banking; Bankruptcy.
Greg's practice involves representing closely-held businesses and their owners, on a wide range of business matters, from formation through succession planning, acquisitions and sales of businesses, general corporate matters, contract negotiations and drafting, employment and real estate matters and many other issues routinely facing businesses and their owners. Greg works closely with his colleagues at Lewis, Reed & Allen to ensure that clients receive high quality, timely services from the professionals best suited to effectively and efficiently meet their needs. Greg maintains strong relationships with our clients' "advisor teams" (accountants, financial planners, lenders, etc.) to help coordinate the legal aspects with other important components of running a successful business.
Greg is a member of both the State Bars of Michigan and Indiana. He has been a frequent commentator to seminars on business law issues sponsored by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and has given presentations to many other groups and professional organizations.
As with all Lewis Reed & Allen attorneys, Greg is actively involved in community activities. He served on the Kalamazoo County Bar Association Board of Directors for six years and was President of the Association from 2000-2001. He has been an active member on the Board of Residential Opportunities, Inc. (a non-profit provider of services to developmentally disabled children and adults) since 1994, serving as Board President for three years. Greg served as co-chair of the capital campaign for development of the Great Lakes Center for Autism Treatment and Research and has been involved in fundraising for many other charitable organizations over the years. Greg has volunteered on numerous nonprofit boards since coming to Kalamazoo in 1985, and has provided free legal services to many more.
Greg was born in 1958 in Laurium, Michigan (home of the original "Gipper") and graduated high school from Newberry, Michigan. Greg spent a year at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy before transferring to Central Michigan University, where he received his Bachelor=s Degree in Accounting in 1981. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1984.
Greg and his wife, Robin, have two children (Caitlin and Sean).