Elizabeth M. Welch
Attorney, School Board member
Elizabeth M. Welch is a Grand Rapids-based labor and employment attorney, with clientele ranging from small, family-owned businesses to mid-sized corporations and non-profit organizations. Welch is vice president of the East Grand Rapids Public School Board, and devotes much of her time to public education advocacy. She serves Grand Rapids’ nonprofit community in several roles, including as a trustee for the Steelcase Foundation and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters. Welch holds a law degree from Ohio State University, and graduated with honors from Penn State University. In 2009, she was named one of the Grand Rapids Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Business Leaders.