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Perrin Rynders Partner

Perrin Rynders Trial Law Attorney
Grand Rapids
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Diane Bruins, 616/336-6745

Trial Experience

Perrin has successfully prosecuted and defended a wide variety of business and commercial disputes, ERISA cases, employment cases, product liability and personal injury cases, health care fraud and tax matters. He has conducted more than three dozen jury and bench trials in federal and state courts around the country, as well as contested matters before administrative tribunals and arbitrators, and has resolved disputes as a facilitative mediator.

Bar Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan


  • Best Lawyers in America® since 2013
  • Crain's Detroit Business© 2016 Special Report: The Litigators
  • Grand Rapids Business Journal©, Newsmaker of the Year - Law, 2014
  • Litigation Counsel of America, senior fellow
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Michigan Super Lawyers® since 2011

Community Involvement

  • Calvin Alumni Association, former Board president
  • Bethany Christian Services, former Board member
  • Dispute Resolution Center of West Michigan, former Board member
  • Grand Rapids Christian School Foundation, former Board member
  • Jellema House/Pathfinder Resources, Inc., former Board member
  • MOKA, Inc., former Board member


  • University of Michigan Law School
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J.D., cum laude, 1985
  • Calvin College
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    B.A., History, 1982

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: TIPS Section, Ethics and Professionalism Committee; The Brief (TIPS section quarterly magazine), Editorial Board member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association: Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, chair; Court Liaison Committee, co-chair
  • ICLE, Litigation Advisory Board
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation, fellow
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