Kristen M. Netschke, Esq.
General Counsel and Secretary
As General Counsel and Secretary, Ms. Netschke is responsible for AmeriTrust’s corporate legal affairs and the leadership of AmeriTrust’s Legal Department, which includes the legal, corporate secretary, contract administration, corporate compliance, corporate audit, and data privacy and security functions.
Before joining AmeriTrust, she served as a law clerk to former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Michael F. Cavanagh and subsequently joined the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan law firm Plunkett Cooney. While at Plunkett Cooney, she specialized in appellate law, general civil litigation, and insurance coverage litigation.
Ms. Netschke graduated magna cum laude from University of Detroit Mercy Law School, where she was an associate editor of and was published in the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.
Ms. Netschke is a Past President of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Michigan Chapter and is a member of its Board of Directors. She also serves on the Judicial & Legal Affairs Committee of the Insurance Alliance of Michigan.
Ms. Netschke has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, an Up and Coming Attorney by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, and most recently a Top Corporate Counsel by dBusiness Magazine.