Michael Frederick graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison College. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was subsequently sworn in by a sitting Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan.
He has run campaigns, served as an aide to numerous legislators in both the House of Representatives and the State Senate, including the Speaker of the House. In addition, he was a lobbyist for a trade association before forming the Frederick Group in 2008.
Mike has been recognized as one of the most effective lobbyists by the political trade publication MIRS on several occasions. He currently represents a variety of clients with numerous interests ranging from agriculture to education to health care to name a few. In addition, he acted as a consultant for a former national client and advised them on state strategies covering all 50 states.
He is also very active in the community currently serving as a member of the Clinton County Road Commission. Mike has previously served as Vice Chairman of the Lansing Charter Township Planning Commission, a member of the Lansing Charter Township Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, the Ingham County Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors and the Ingham County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority. Lastly, he served as treasurer for the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women realize their potential.