Silver & Van Essen, PC.  Commercial Litigation Attorneys & Counselors
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Philip Stenger

Mr. Stenger's extensive experience in corporate law, taxation, banking, and finance enable him to effectively assist clients in sophisticated transactions. Mr. Stenger has lectured extensively on estate planning for various civic and charitable organizations. In addition, Mr. Stenger has been a guest speaker at the Annual Small Practitioners Conference for Certified Public Accountants and the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce regarding the law and taxation of limited liability companies and year end tax planning strategies.

Mr. Stenger has worked extensively in the area of creditor's rights and has overseen State and Federal Receiverships and liquidations of significant operating businesses. Mr. Stenger received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration (concentration in accountancy) from the University of Notre Dame in 1985, his law degree from Wayne State University in 1988 and his Masters in Taxation from Grand Valley State University in 1993. Mr. Stenger sat for and passed all four parts of the Certified Public Accountancy Examination. Prior to founding Stenger & Stenger, Mr. Stenger spent six years at a large full service Grand Rapids based law firm, Clary, Nantz, Wood, Hoffius, Rankin & Cooper and one year at a small law firm specializing in commercial transactions.