Varnum is pleased to announce that Jacob Whately has joined the firm’s corporate practice. He is based in the Birmingham office.
Whately represents clients on mergers and acquisitions and a variety of general business matters. In addition to his law degree, Whately holds an advanced degree in taxation. He provides transaction counsel with a focus on tax planning, tax structuring, tax modeling, tax due diligence, treatments of transaction costs and other deal-related tax services.
He joins the firm from the Detroit office of KPMG International.
Whately received his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. He received a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Toledo, where he also graduated magna cum laude.