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Chad L. Antuma

Real Estate and Business Law Attorney

Kimberly Genther, Paralegal

Chad Antuma practices in the areas of complex and commercial litigationreal estate law, and business law. He is experienced in handling commercial, insurance, and construction-related matters at all stages of disputes. Chad also drafts, negotiates, and finalizes asset and real estate purchase and sale agreements, ancillary documents, commercial lease agreements, and contractor agreements.

Chad’s expertise includes complex multi-party litigation matters, including research, discovery, case development and strategy, and motion practice. Before joining Hilger Hammond, Chad was an associate at a large West Michigan law firm where he worked on and managed difficult disputes in and out of litigation. 

Chad, his wife Joy, and his son Benjamin live near Eastown in a classic 1890s Grand Rapids home. Chad and his family enjoy spending quality time attending downtown events, grilling out with friends, and visiting grandparents. When away from work and family, Chad enjoys playing guitar, shooting skeet, trap, and sporting clays, and bow hunting with his dad and brother.

“A lawyer’s role is more than just finding you a way to get paid. Yes, that’s part of it, but I aim to be an advisor who can guide you through any tough decision or legal challenge.”


    Grand Valley State University

    Bachelor of Arts

    Grand Rapids, MI

    Michigan State University

    College of Law

    J.D., cum laude 

    East Lansing, MI


    Bar Admissions

    • Michigan
    • State Bar of Michigan, Young Lawyers Council, Councilmember 2023-Current
    • Grand Rapids Young Professionals, Executive Legal Council 2022-Current
    • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section President, 2022
    • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Foundation Committee Member, 2021-Current
    • Legal Assistance Center, Program Assistant, 2015-2019
    • Justice for Our Neighbors, 2019
    • Ottawa County-Legal Self-Help Center, 2013-2015
    • International Law Review, Senior Articles Editor 2017-2019
    • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Three in Ten Award
    • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2023
    • Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch 2023
    • Deans List, Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • CFMA 2023, Regional Conference, Mock Arbitration