Potestivo & Associates, P.C., recently announced the hiring of its 27th attorney, local lawyer Anthony J. DeClercq. Joining the firm’s other 26 attorneys and more than 100 team members—who serve in offices across three states—DeClercq began his new role as an Associate Attorney supporting the Litigation Department on January 30. He is based in Potestivo’s downtown Rochester, Michigan, headquarters.
DeClercq earned his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in History from Central Michigan University. He completed several significant clerkships and internships, such as serving as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Kathryn A. Viviano at the Macomb County 16th Judicial Circuit Court. DeClercq also brings a wealth of real estate and finance experience gained from past positions, such as working as a mortgage underwriter for a wholesale mortgage company.
This background and proven work ethic made DeClercq a great fit for Potestivo & Associates, which provides legal solutions to the real estate finance and credit industry. “We are very pleased to welcome Anthony,” said Brian Potestivo, President-Managing Attorney. “He brings the industry knowledge, experience, and initiative to serve our clients.”
A member of the Michigan State Bar and a certified Notary Public, DeClercq also applies his talents to support philanthropic efforts.