Michael E. Doversberger



Mike Doversberger is an attorney in West Michigan who practices in the areas of business, real estate, intellectual property, franchise, and employment law.

Mike began his legal practice in Mishawaka, Indiana and Dowagiac, Michigan, before joining Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge. He has represented both individuals and publicly traded corporations, has drafted and negotiated numerous types of agreements, and has acted as counsel to employers on human resource needs and strategies. He also has experience litigating commercial disputes, contracts, and employment claims.

Prior to commencing his law practice, Mike attended the University of Notre Dame, majoring in business administration, with a minor in international peace studies. Mike then attended the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and was an editor on the International & Comparative Law Review.

Mike, a former tour guide at the University of Notre Dame, is passionate about local history, arts, and recreation. In his free time, Mike enjoys running, volunteering, and exploring West Michigan and the surrounding communities.


May Oberfell Lorber, Attorney (Mishawaka, IN and Dowagiac, MI)


State Bar of Michigan

State Bar of Indiana

U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Indiana


University of Notre Dame (B.B.A. Management, minor in international peace studies, cum laude, 2007)

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2010)


Listed as one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly's "Go To Lawyers" (2022) - Business Law

Chairperson for the firm's Business and Real Estate Practice Group

Listed as a Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” (2022) - Corporate Law

Named a Grand Rapids Magazine Top Lawyer (2022) - Corporate Law


Holland Area Historical Society, Member

Holland Area Historical Trust, Board Member

Rotary Club of Holland, Member

Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce, West Coast Leadership, Graduate (Class of 2019)

Leadership South Bend, Graduate Class 43 (2016-17)

St. Joseph County, Indiana Bar Association (previous)

Notre Dame Club of Saint Joseph Valley, Board Member (previous)