Frederick C. Overdier

Senior Associate



Frederick Overdier practices in the areas of commercial litigation with an emphasis on business torts, insurance defense, administrative law, and appeals.


Fred represents plaintiffs and defendants in various forms of litigation including bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. Fred also represents clients in administrative tribunals and arbitrations.


Fred has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1990. Fred has represented and advocated for the rights of property owners affected by environmental regulations. He has also negotiated agreements on behalf of clients with state and federal agencies.


Fred resides in Caro, Michigan with his family where he is an active member of the community.


Community Involvement

  • Friends of Theodore Roethke Foundation, Board Member
  • Thumb Area Center for the Arts, Board Member
  • First Presbyterian Church of Caro, Clerk & Session Member


Representative Experience

Litigation handled by Fred includes the following cases representing precedent in the State of Michigan:

  • Haverbush v. Powelson, 217 Mich App 228, 551 N.W. 2d 206 (1996)
  • People v Stone Transport, Inc., 241 Mich App 49, 613 N.W. 2d 737 (2000
  • Sieggreen v. Unum Provident Corp, No. 00-10417-BC, 2002 WL 31357045 (E.D. Mich 2002)
  • Harmond Schaefer v. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company et al. 345 Fed. Appx. 87 (C.A. 6th Cir. Mich. 2009).




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