Charles Ash Named to Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation Leadership Post

ASHCNCharles N. Ash, Jr., a partner with the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been named to the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation Executive Committee for the Board of Directors.

The Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation is the strategic fundraising partner of Grand Rapids Public Schools. The Foundation supports programs in five areas of impact including the arts, the environment, literacy, physical wellness and math and science. Ash, who is a graduate of Creston High School, will serve a two-year term as secretary of the committee.

Ash concentrates his practice in litigation and has extensive experience representing businesses in complex contract and tort litigation in state and federal trial courts throughout the country.  He has been recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyer and recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star.

In addition to the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation, he serves on the board of the Calvin College Alumni Association.  He is a graduate of both Leadership Grand Rapids and Leadership West Michigan.

Ash received his bachelor’s degree from Calvin College and earned his doctor of jurisprudence from Stanford University.