Patricia H. Jander



Patricia Jander is a business attorney in West Michigan who practices in the areas of business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and internet law. She previously worked as in-house counsel at a private lending company near Seattle, WA.

Patty graduated with a B.A. in English from Calvin College. She earned her J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law where she graduated magna cum laude. She is a graduate of the MSU Law Trial Practice Institute, and worked as a summer associate at Smith Haughey drafting motions and trial court briefs. She also gained experience in online defamation assessments while interning at a small boutique firm in Traverse City. While earning her J.D. she focused her studies on intellectual property law. In 2013 she had the opportunity to travel to Croatia where she studied internet law and international copyright law within the European Union.

Patty works primarily with businesses to support their wide-ranging business needs, along with their intellectual property requirements. She assists with trademark applications, monitoring, and enforcement, as well as general inquiries related to licensing, copyrights and contractual agreements.

Patty is deeply involved in the Holland community and enjoys serving her clients along the lakeshore and beyond. When she is not in the office, she enjoys cooking, traveling, sailing, and hiking with her husband and dog, Walter.


Juniper Capital, In-House Counsel, 2017-2018

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, Associate Attorney, 2015-2016


State Bar of Michigan, 2015


Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)

Calvin College (B.A., 2011)


Named as The Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch in America” (2023) -- Trusts and Estates

Named to the 2021-2023 Grand Rapids Magazine Top Lawyers lists for Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Listed as a Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” (2021, 2022) - Corporate Law

Listed as a Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Go To Lawyer” (2022) - Intellectual Property Law

Listed as a Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2022) - Intellectual Property


Ottawa County Bar Association, Member

Grand Rapids Bar Association, Member

Holland/Zeeland Young Professionals, Board Secretary

Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce, West Coast Leadership Graduate (Class of 2020)

Detroit Red Wings Training Camp, volunteer (2011, 2013, 2014)