John A. Janiszewski

Senior Attorney

John A. Janiszewski is a Senior Attorney in Dykema’s Lansing office. John specializes in government relations and administrative law while representing clients in highly regulated industries.

Before joining Dykema, John served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan within the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division. During this time, John served as first chair on numerous electric and natural gas ratemaking proceedings before state and federal administrative agencies. He gained substantial experience in public utility regulation, energy law, and environmental law while advising and representing agencies such as the Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, and the Michigan State Police. John received the Attorney General’s Top Civil Litigator award in 2014 for his work in the Special Litigation Unit representing the Attorney General in ratemaking proceedings before the Michigan Public Service Commission and appellate courts.

John’s work experience includes serving as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law & Ethics at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. Prior to working in the Attorney General’s office, he was an Associate at the firm of Moblo Fleming & Watt, P.C.

John graduated magna cum laude from the Michigan State University College of Law. While in law school, he served as the Managing Articles Editor for the Journal of Business & Securities Law and received jurisprudence awards for the highest class grade in Torts I and Pretrial Litigation.

    • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
    • Wayne State University, B.A., Political Science
  • Bar Admissions

    • Michigan, 2010
    • Recognized by Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star for Government Relations; Energy & Natural Resources; Administrative Law, 2021

    • State Bar of Michigan, Administrative & Regulatory Law Section, Environmental Law Section

    • American Bar Association
    • Ingham County Bar Association
    • Director of the Attorney General's Blood Drives (2014-2018)
    • American Red Cross Mid-Michigan Chapter

Latest News and Insights

Speaking Engagements4.20.23

Lance Boldrey and John Janiszewski To Speak at State Bar of Michigan Cannabis Law Section's "Spring Training 2023"

Lance Boldrey and John Janiszewski will each speak at the State Bar of Michigan Cannabis Law…

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Press Releases2.9.23

Dykema Helps Energy Client Achieve Approval of Settlement Agreement from Regulatory Agency

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) approved a contested Settlement Agreement last week in…

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Press Mentions1.27.23

Law360 Profiles Dykema’s Cannabis Team as a 2022 “Practice Group of the Year”

Dykema’s Cannabis Team was profiled by Law360 as part of its recognition as a “Practice Group of the…

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