Shirkey announces new hire

LANSING—Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, today announced Bill Stone will join the senate majority leader’s office.

“I am excited to announce Bill Stone as our new Senate Majority General Counsel. Bill brings with him years of valuable experience in both the legislature and the private sector. He is a welcome addition to our senior staff team and will be an asset to our caucus,” said Shirkey.

Stone is currently the Policy and Legal Director of the House Republican Policy Office, and previously served as Deputy Legal Counsel for the House. Before joining the House in 2016, Stone practiced law at Mayer Brown LLP and Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2009 and from the James Madison College at Michigan State University in 2005.