May 28, 2020

Varnum LLP


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:

Karin Bohmholdt, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Los Angeles, Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Karin Bohmholdt is a shareholder in the Litigation Practice of Greenberg Traurig's Los Angeles office with a primary focus on appellate practice at both the state and federal levels....
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Thomas Bond, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Austin, Insurance and Government Policy Attorney
Shareholder
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...
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Lynelle Bosworth, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Albany, Government Policy and Healthcare Law Attorney
Shareholder
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...
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Matthew Bower, Corporate formation attorney, Varnum
Partner
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...
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Adam Brody, Partner, Varnum
Partner
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,...
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Robert A. Buchanan, Varnum, Litigation and trial services lawyer
Counsel
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,...
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Steven T. Buquicchio, Varnum, Creditors' Rights lawyer, Finance and Banking attorney, Credit Union attorney
Partner
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...
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Our commercial and corporate attorneys work daily on a variety of contract matters, including supplier contracts, licensing, procurement, sales contracts and contract administration. Varnum...
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Jon Bylsma, Litigation attorney, Varnum
Partner
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,...
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Richard Hooker, labor and employment attorney, Varnum
Partner
Dick Hooker has had significant experience in traditional labor relations, state/federal agency work, employment litigation, union election campaigns, unemployment insurance taxation...
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Robert M. Huff Associate Varnum Estate Planning Business and Corporate
Associate
Rob is a member of the Estate Planning Practice Team. He is experienced with all facets of advanced planning techniques, with a particular focus on the intersection of business matters and...
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Michael J. Roth Litigation Attorney Varnum Grand Rapids, MI
Partner
Mike focuses his practice on commercial litigation and trademarks. He also serves as a federal mediator. He has tried and arbitrated numerous commercial cases.  Mike’s experience...
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Peter G. Roth Corporate Attorney Varnum Grand Rapids, MI
Partner
Pete’s experience is in business and transactional work, with a heavy focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, venture capital, family office and joint venture...
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Maureen Rouse-Ayoub Labor Employment Attorney
Counsel
Maureen represents clients in all areas of labor and employment. She advises clients on labor management relations including union election proceedings, collective bargaining and contract...
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Perrin Rynders, Varnum, litigation attorney
Partner
Perrin Rynders has successfully prosecuted and defended a wide variety of business and commercial disputes, ERISA cases, employment cases, product liability and personal injury cases,...
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John W. Sturgis, real estate lawyer, Varnum
Associate
John is an associate currently working with Varnum’s litigation and environmental practice teams. He has worked on matters involving unfair competition and trade secrets, CERCLA (Superfund...
616-336-6244
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Bethany Sweeny, Varnum Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Counsel
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...
248-567-7835
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Richard R. Symons, labor and employment lawyer, Varnum
Partner
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...
616-336-6617
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Fredric A. Sytsma, estate planning lawyer, Varnum
Counsel
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...
616-336-6808
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