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Automotive Suppliers

Varnum exclusively represents automotive suppliers’ interests

We are uniquely situated with an exclusive focus on representing a diverse array of automotive suppliers and related companies.

With deep industry experience, on-the-ground perspectives and a proactive, pragmatic approach to solving problems, Varnum attorneys are supplier allies in the automotive industry. We provide a full range of legal service in order to deliver commercially astute and conflict-free counsel that allows suppliers to enjoy strong relationships with their customers, capitalize on opportunities and minimize risks.

Here, you will find a team of knowledgeable, efficient attorneys who provide actionable legal and cost-conscious business advice. From Tier 1 suppliers to startups, Varnum clients benefit from our unique focus exclusively representing auto suppliers in their business with original equipment manufacturers, upper tier customers and vendors. This conflict-free approach allows us to provide you with commercially astute and tenacious representation in alignment with your business objectives.

Publicly traded or privately held, multinational or local, corporation or sole proprietorship, automotive suppliers around the world rely on Varnum.

13 Top 100 Global Suppliers are Varnum Clients
650+ Manufacturing Clients
100+ International Clients

Built on a foundation of excellence in the automotive supplier industry

Varnum employs insightful counsel tailored to the complicated, multidimensional needs of suppliers and their business interests. Our attorneys routinely negotiate, structure and execute long-term agreements that balance both original and aftermarket solutions in a highly competitive pricing environment.

Our work helps you effectively address automotive regulations and spans emerging technologies, including widgets, coding and tech equipment. In addition, we support you in recalls and anti-trust and internal investigation work and even offer a practical approach to transactions outside of the automotive industry.

Meet the Team

Our attorneys are routinely recognized for their excellence and ability to litigate, negotiate and advise clients by Top Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Chambers USA and more.

Legal Practices Related to Automotive Suppliers

Business and Corporate

Every day, Varnum attorneys represent automotive suppliers on a variety of business and corporate matters. Our team negotiates contract matters, including supplier contracts, licensing, procurement, sales contracts and contract administration. Clients benefit from years of industry expertise that spans cost-effective startup matters to joint ventures and cross-continental transactions.

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Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights

Our attorneys have guided suppliers and customers through a variety of troubled situations, including distressed M&A transactions, loan works, accommodation and access agreements, and recapitalization and restructurings. Varnum has represented clients in out-of-court distressed supplier situations as well as in insolvency proceedings, including bankruptcies, receiverships and foreign proceedings.

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Labor and Employment

Our labor and employment practice responds quickly with practical solutions and holds to sound human resource principles. With one of the most experienced labor and employment practices in the Motor City (and beyond), your organization will confidently manage all human resource issues as they arise.

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Litigation and ADR

Varnum trial attorneys regularly appear in state, federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country, providing clients with astute representation. From vehicle safety to recalls, product liability and regulatory changes, automotive suppliers are protected at Varnum.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Varnum mergers and acquisitions attorneys handle dispositions of business interests, taxable and tax-free transactions, mergers, consolidations and much more. With decades of experience, the Varnum team is at the heart of corporate mergers, acquisitions and related transactions.

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