INGENUITY COUNSEL RELOCATES, CREATES CROSS BORDER LEGAL HUB
American legal expertise moves into the heart of Tecumseh
Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada, October 3, 2019 – Ingenuity Counsel, a cross border U.S. law firm, moves to join Halliwill Seguin LLP, an independent Ontario law firm, at 1222 Lesperance Road in Tecumseh, Ontario. This co-location of firms creates a cross border legal hub for individuals and businesses in Windsor-Essex County and beyond. The new office is in a beautiful historic building in the heart of the Town of Tecumseh Business Improvement Area.
After developing his cross border tax & law practice over the past five years in the St. Clair Beach area, American lawyer and founder of Ingenuity Counsel, Michael Kennedy couldn’t resist the opportunity to relocate to the growing business district and combine forces with two of the region’s top business & real estate lawyers: David Halliwill and Barton Seguin.
“With the presence of Halliwill Seguin LLP, our clients will have access to both U.S. and Ontario legal services under one roof,” said Michael Kennedy, founder of Ingenuity Counsel. “Our clients consistently have a need for Ontario legal work. Now, clients will neither have to explain the complexity of their cross border legal needs twice nor go searching on their own for the right experts to address them.”
“We are thrilled to have an attorney with Michael Kennedy’s experience and abilities in the same building. Having access to an experienced American lawyer in the same building with our firm will be invaluable to our clients currently doing business in the U.S. and those considering the same,” says David Halliwill.
ABOUT INGENUITY COUNSEL & MICHAEL KENNEDY
Ingenuity Counsel is a boutique law firm located in Tecumseh, Ontario providing United States tax and estate planning, probate administration, business & corporate, immigration and real estate services to Canadians with interests in the U.S. Ingenuity Counsel, founded in 2012, is led by Michael Kennedy, an American lawyer with nearly 20 years of experience. Prior to establishing Ingenuity Counsel, Michael practiced law in the United States for more than 10 years in California, Michigan and Florida.
Michael Kennedy was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, and now resides with his son, Easton, and their dog, Mya, in the Town of Tecumseh. Michael currently sits on the Town of Tecumseh Business Improvement Area Board of Management and Lakeview Montessori School Board of Directors, and is a Past President of the Windsor Estate Planning Council and an active member at Beach Grove Golf & Country Club. Michael enjoys baseball, traveling, playing golf, coaching Easton’s soccer & baseball teams and supporting the many wineries, breweries and farm to table restaurants throughout Windsor-Essex County.
Michael is admitted to practice law in the States of California & Michigan (and is awaiting final admittance to the Florida Bar). He is authorized as a Foreign Legal Consultant by the Law Society of Ontario to provide legal advice in Ontario respecting the law of the United States. Michael is a proud graduate of Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C. (LLM Taxation), Western New England College School of Law (JD) and the University of Windsor Faculty of Business (BComm).
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