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Varnum Attorneys Recognized in Top Lawyers Survey

November 28, 2023

A total of 57 Varnum attorneys in a wide variety of practice areas have been named to the 2023 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: Litigation – Commercial
  • Scott Alfree: Health Care Law
  • Jon Anderson: Real Estate Law
  • John Arendshorst: Employee Benefits Law
  • Luis Avila: Labor and Employment Law
  • Kim Baber: Banking & Financial Service Law
  • Tom Bergh: Trusts and Estates
  • Steve Buquicchio: Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Law
  • Jon Bylsma: Litigation Commercial
  • Brendan Best: Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Chris Caldwell: Trusts and Estates
  • Kathleen Cieslik: Trusts and Estates
  • Kim Clarke: Immigration Law
  • Nyal Deems: Real Estate Law
  • Jeff DeVree: Tax Law
  • Jake Droppers: Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Matt Eugster: Environmental Law
  • Linsey Gleason: Trusts and Estates
  • Bruce Goodman: Environmental Law
  • Ed Gusky: Real Estate Law
  • Rich Hewlett: Litigation – Construction
  • Scott Hill: Corporate Law
  • Bill Hineline: Employee Benefits Law
  • Robert Huff: Trusts and Estates
  • Scott Huizenga: Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Dave Khorey: Labor and Employment Law
  • Harvey Koning: Banking & Financial Service Law
  • Randy Kraker: Municipal Law
  • Kyle Konwinski: Environmental Law, Litigation – Commercial
  • Marilyn Lankfer: Trusts and Estates
  • Mike Mc Elwee: Mediation
  • Tim Monsma: Litigation – Commercial
  • Eric Nemeth: Tax Law
  • Julia Perkins: Family Law
  • Eric Post: Corporate Law
  • Laura Radle: Trusts and Estates
  • Dale Rietberg: Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • Bill Rohn: Mediation
  • Michael J. Romaya: Banking & Financial Service Law
  • Pete Roth: Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Maureen Rouse-Ayoub: Labor and Employment Law
  • Charles M. Russman: Employee Benefits Law
  • Stephanie Setterington: Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
  • Jeff Schad: Banking & Financial Service Law
  • Joan Schleef: Banking & Financial Service Law
  • Pete Schmidt: Real Estate Law
  • Mary Kay Shaver: Banking & Financial Service Law
  • Beth Skaggs: Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
  • John Sturgis: Real Estate Law
  • Fred Sytsma: Trusts and Estates
  • Kristen Veresh: Banking & Financial Service Law
  • Joe Vogan: Labor and Employment Law
  • Mike Wooldridge: Corporate Law
  • Sue Wyngaarden: Public Finance Law
  • Kurt Yost: Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Matt Zimmerman: Environmental 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 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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