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John A. Janiszewski Senior Attorney

John A. Janiszewski is a Senior Attorney in Dykema’s Lansing office. Mr. Janiszewski specializes in government relations and administrative law while representing clients in highly regulated industries. Before joining Dykema, Mr. Janiszewski served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan within the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division. During this time, Mr. Janiszewski 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. Mr. Janiszewski 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.

Mr. Janiszewski’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.

Mr. Janiszewski 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.

Memberships & Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Administrative & Regulatory Law Section
    • Environmental Law Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Ingham County Bar Association

Community/Civic Activities

  • Director of the Attorney General's Blood Drives (2014-2018)
  • American Red Cross Mid-Michigan Chapter
  • Recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star for Government Relations, Energy & Natural Resources, and Administrative Law, 2020