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63 Varnum Attorneys Recognized in Top Lawyers Survey

December 9, 2020

A total of 63 Varnum attorneys in a wide variety of practice areas have been named to the 2020 list of Top Lawyers in Michigan. The annual survey of attorneys was conducted earlier this year and has resulted in a peer-nominated list of the top lawyers in the West Michigan and Southeast Michigan regions. The results have been published in Grand Rapids Magazine and DBusiness Magazine.

Varnum attorneys named to the list and their respective practice areas include the following, some of whom are recognized in multiple areas of law:

  • Scott D. Alfree: Health Care Law
  • Mark S. Allard: Litigation – Insurance
  • Jonathan W. Anderson: Real Estate Law
  • John D. Arendshorst: Employee Benefits Law
  • Seth Ashby: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Luis E. Avila: Labor and Employment Law
  • Kimberly A. Baber: Banking & Financial Service Law; Corporate Law
  • Thomas H. Bergh: Trusts and Estates
  • Brendan G. Best: Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Law
  • Jeffrey W. Beswick: Trusts and Estates
  • Lawrence P. Burns: Health Care Law
  • Jon M. Bylsma: Litigation – Commercial
  • David T. Caldon: Real Estate Law
  • Christopher J. Caldwell: Trusts and Estates
  • Kimberly A. Clarke: Immigration Law
  • Nyal D. Deems: Real Estate Law
  • Jeffrey A. DeVree: Employee Benefits Law, Tax Law
  • Ronald G. DeWaard: Litigation – Commercial; White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Brion B. Doyle: Litigation – Commercial
  • Matthew B. Eugster: Environmental Law
  • Thomas W. Forster: Real Estate Law
  • Linsey Gleason: Trusts and Estates
  • Edward S. Gusky: Banking and Financial Service Law, Real Estate Law
  • Dirk Hoffius: Trusts and Estates
  • John M. Huff: Trusts and Estates
  • Scott A. Huizenga: Corporate Law
  • Kaplin S. Jones: Tax Law
  • David E. Khorey: Labor and Employment Law
  • Erin Klug: Intellectual Property and Patent Law
  • Kyle P. Konwinski: Litigation – Commercial
  • Randall W. Kraker: Land Use & Zoning; Municipal Law
  • Thomas G. Kyros: Trusts and Estates
  • Marilyn Lankfer: Trusts and Estates
  • Timothy J. Lundgren: Energy Law
  • Zachary J. Meyer: Health Care Law
  • Nicholas B. Missad: Family Law
  • Timothy P. Monsma: Litigation – Commercial; Trade Secrets
  • Steven J. Morren: Real Estate Law
  • Gary J. Mouw: White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Larry Murphy: Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
  • Eric M. Nemeth: White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Melissa B. Papke: Real Estate Law
  • Julia A. Perkins: Family Law
  • Aaron M. Phelps: Litigation – Commercial
  • Eric R. Post: Corporate Law
  • Laura E. Radle: Trusts and Estates
  • Dale R. Rietberg: Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • William E. Rohn: Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
  • Stephen C. Rohr: Trusts and Estates
  • John J. Rolecki: Litigation – Commercial
  • Michael J. Romaya: Banking and Financial Services Law
  • Katie K. Roskam: Tax Law
  • Peter G. Roth: Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Peter A. Schmidt: Real Estate Law
  • Elizabeth Wells Skaggs: Labor and Employment Law; Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
  • Richard R. Symons: Workers Compensation Law
  • Fredric A. Sytsma: Trusts and Estates
  • David M. Thoms: Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • John Patrick White: Labor and Employment Law
  • Michael G. Wooldridge: Corporate Law
  • Susan M. Wyngaarden: Municipal Law; Public Finance Law
  • Kurt G. Yost: Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Matthew D. Zimmerman: Environmental Law; Land Use & Zoning

Research for Top Lawyers was conducted by PRS (Professional Research Services) and is based on a peer-review survey completed by certified lawyers in Michigan. Inclusion in Top Lawyers list is based solely upon one’s standing within their peer group. Listings in Top Lawyers cannot be purchased.

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