March 25, 2019

Varnum LLP

Phone: 616-336-6000

2018 Go To Thought Leader AwardFor 130 years, clients have trusted Varnum for excellence, innovation and superior results in the delivery of legal services. Over the years, as the needs of our clients have become more complex, we have kept pace by constantly expanding our areas of practice, our understanding of evolving trends and issues, and our ability to harness technology effectively.

Today, Varnum is firmly established as one of Michigan's premier law firms. A full-service provider of legal counsel, Varnum has a strong core of experience.

Varnum is a regional business law firm with more than 150 lawyers, serving clients in a full range of practice areas. We have built our reputation by helping clients identify opportunities, negotiate and close commercial transactions, win lawsuits and benefit from up-to-the-minute legal advice. Our clients range from large world-leading companies to smaller businesses who want world-class attention and service.

Varnum clients represent a diverse range of business and legal interests: manufacturers, financial institutions, health care providers, professional groups, municipalities, colleges and universities, school districts, developers, publishers, retailers, governmental units, transportation, trade associations and charitable organizations.

Contributing authors from Varnum LLP:

Thomas Bond, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Austin, Insurance and Government Policy Attorney
Tom Bond is an attorney in Greenberg Traurig's Government Law & Policy and Insurance Regulatory & Transactions practice groups and managing shareholder of the Austin Office. He...
Scott Bornstein, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York, Intellectual Property and Litigation Attorney
Scott J. Bornstein is is a lawyer firm's Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, Co-Chair of the firm's Global Patent Litigation Group, and serves on the firm's Executive...
Lynelle Bosworth, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Albany, Government Policy and Healthcare Law Attorney
Lynelle Bosworth focuses her practice on government law and policy issues and advises clients on renewable energy, environmental, transportation, finance, racing and gaming, insurance and...
Matthew Bower, Corporate formation attorney, Varnum
Matt is a partner on the Business and Corporate Services Practice Team, and participates in both the Startup and Emerging Companies and Intellectual Property Practice Teams. His practice...
Adam Brody, Partner, Varnum
Adam is a partner in the Litigation Practice Team concentrating on complex civil litigation in both state and federal courts. He has extensive first-chair experience, including trial,...
Robert A. Buchanan, Varnum, Litigation and trial services lawyer
Bob focuses his practice on public sector, litigation, and real estate matters. Within his public sector practice, he provides litigation services to cities, villages, townships, counties,...
Steven T. Buquicchio, Varnum, Creditors' Rights lawyer, Finance and Banking attorney, Credit Union attorney
Steve is a trusted business lawyer, advisor and strategist who provides counsel and advice to individuals and companies on business and operational issues and serves as outside general...
Our commercial and corporate attorneys work daily on a variety of contract matters, including supplier contracts, licensing, procurement, sales contracts and contract administration. Varnum...
Jon Bylsma, Litigation attorney, Varnum
on is a partner and leads the firm’s Litigation Practice Team. Experienced in supply chain disputes, asset purchase agreements, franchise agreements and other business-related litigation,...


Bethany Sweeny, Varnum Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Bethany is a member of Varnum’s Labor and Employment Team. She focuses her practice on employment litigation involving claims of harassment, retaliation and discrimination, as well as FMLA...
Richard R. Symons, labor and employment lawyer, Varnum
Rick is a member of Varnum's Labor and Employment Practice Team. He focuses on the defense of employers in workers’ compensation litigation, from managing contested cases in an aggressive...
Fredric A. Sytsma, estate planning lawyer, Varnum
Fred is a member of the Estate Planning Practice Group. He has been assisting his clients with their estate planning needs since he first began his practice, and he has during that time...