Jennifer Dudley

Metaldyne Performance Group

Membership Co-Chair

 Jennifer Dudley is Corporate Counsel for Metaldyne Performance Group, a NYSE-listed public holding company for Metaldyne, Grede and HHI-FormTech.  In this role Jennifer is primarily responsible for contract and commercial supply chain matters for all 4 companies.  In addition, from time to time, Jennifer gets involved in real estate, environmental, employee and labor relations, securities and litigation matters for all 4 companies.

 Prior to joining MPG, Jennifer was a partner in the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLC, practicing in the firm’s Southfield office, specializing in general business and corporate law, commercial finance and venture capital/private equity.   While at WNJ, Jennifer represented domestic and international automotive suppliers in all aspects of corporate law, including terms and conditions work, acquisitions, mergers, dispositions, restructuring deals, financing transactions, venture capital raises and other matters.  She also worked with automotive dealerships and their owners on acquisitions, public stock offerings and financing.

 Jennifer, who grew up in the city of Detroit, received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and her law degree from the University of Illinois. She joined WNJ in 2004 and was there for 11 years, until joining MPG in 2015. In addition to being actively involved in AWAF, she’s a member of the Association for Corporate Counsel and the State Bar of Michigan.