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Varnum Attorneys Recognized in Top Lawyers Survey

November 4, 2022

A total of 50 Varnum attorneys in a wide variety of practice areas have been named to the 2022 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 across the state.

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

• Steve Afendoulis: Personal Injury
• Scott D. Alfree: Health Care Law
• Mark S. Allard: Insurance Law
• Jonathan W. Anderson: Real Estate Law, Construction 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; Securities Law
• Thomas H. Bergh: Trusts and Estates, Employee Benefits Law
• Brendan G. Best: Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Law
• Steven T. Buquicchio: Construction 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: Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law
• Bradley S. Defoe: Litigation-Real Estate
• Jeffrey A. DeVree: Employee Benefits Law, Tax Law
• Jake Droppers: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
• James Eardley: Corporate Law
• Matthew B. Eugster: Environmental Law
• Thomas W. Forster: Real Estate Law
• Linsey Gleason: Trusts and Estates
• Bruce Goodman: Energy Law
• Edward S. Gusky: Banking and Financial Service Law, Real Estate Law
• William R. Hineline: Construction Law, Employee Benefits Law
• Richard A. Hooker: Labor and Employment Law
• David E. Khorey: Labor and Employment Law
• Kyle P. Konwinski: Litigation—Commercial
• Yvonne Kupfermann: Immigration Law
• Zachary J. Meyer: Health Care Law
• Nicholas B. Missad: Family Law
• Eric M. Nemeth: Tax Law
• Jude Pereira: Family Law
• Julia A. Perkins: Family Law
• Eric R. Post: Corporate Law
• Laura E. Radle: Trusts and Estates
• Dale R. Rietberg: Nonprofit/Charities Law
• Michael J. Romaya: Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Katie K. Roskam: Employee Benefits Law
• Peter G. Roth: Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Maureen Rouse-Ayoub: Labor and Employment Law
• Peter A. Schmidt: Real Estate Law
• Stephanie R. Setterington: Labor and Employment; Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
• Mary Kay Shaver: Banking & Financial Services Law
• Elizabeth Wells Skaggs: Labor and Employment Law; Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
• John W. Sturgis: Real Estate Law
• Larry J. Titley: Employee Benefits Law
• Kristen M. Veresh: Banking and Financial Services Law
• Michael G. Wooldridge: Corporate Law

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 the Top Lawyers list is based solely upon one’s standing within their peer group. Listings in Top Lawyers cannot be purchased.

A complete list of attorneys recognized as Top Lawyers from West Michigan will be published in the November/December issue of Grand Rapids Magazine. DBusiness Magazine will publish a list of Top Lawyers from Southeast Michigan, also in the November/December issue.

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