Frederick C. Overdier

4301 Fashion Square Blvd.
Saginaw, Michigan 48603
Phone: 989.498.2100


  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 1987
  • Kalamazoo College, B.A., 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit


Frederick Overdier practices in the areas of commercial litigation with an emphasis on business torts, insurance defense, administrative law, and appeals.

Fred represents plaintiffs and defendants in various forms of litigation including bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. Fred also represents clients in administrative tribunals and arbitrations.

Fred has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1990. Litigation handled by Fred includes the following cases representing precedent in the State of Michigan: Haverbush v. Powelson, 217 Mich App 228, 551 N.W. 2d 206 (1996); People v Stone Transport, Inc., 241 Mich App 49, 613 N.W. 2d 737 (2000); Sieggreen v. Unum Provident Corp, No. 00-10417-BC, 2002 WL 31357045 (E.D. Mich 2002); and Harmond Schaefer v. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company et al. 345 Fed. Appx. 87 (C.A. 6th Cir. Mich. 2009). He has also negotiated agreements on behalf of clients with state and federal agencies including the Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Fred resides in Caro, Michigan with his family where he is an active member of the community. He is a is a board member of the Friends of Theodore Roethke Foundation, in Saginaw, a former board member of the Thumb Area Center for the Arts, and he is the Clerk and a Session Member of the First Presbyterian Church of Caro.