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Varnum Attorneys Recognized in Top Lawyers Survey

November 10, 2021

A total of 62 Varnum attorneys in a wide variety of practice areas have been named to the 2021 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:

  • Scott D. Alfree: Health Care Law
  • Mark S. Allard: Litigation – Insurance
  • 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
  • Jeffrey W. Beswick: Trusts and Estates
  • Steven T. Buquicchio: Construction Law
  • 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: Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law
  • Jeffrey A. DeVree: Employee Benefits Law, Tax Law
  • Ronald G. DeWaard: Litigation – Commercial; White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • 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
  • Richard T. Hewlett: Litigation – Construction
  • William R. Hineline: Construction Law, Employee Benefits Law, Health Care Law
  • Dirk Hoffius: Trusts and Estates
  • Richard A. Hooker: Labor and Employment Law
  • John M. Huff: Trusts and Estates, Municipal Law
  • Scott A. Huizenga: Corporate Law
  • Kaplin S. Jones: Tax Law
  • David E. Khorey: Labor and Employment Law
  • Harvey Koning: Banking & Financial Services Law
  • Kyle P. Konwinski: Environmental Law, Litigation—Commercial
  • Randall W. Kraker: Land Use & Zoning; Municipal Law
  • Thomas G. Kyros: Trusts and Estates
  • Marilyn Lankfer: Trusts and Estates
  • Zachary J. Meyer: Health Care Law
  • Nicholas B. Missad: Family Law
  • Eric M. Nemeth: Tax Law, White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Melissa B. Papke: Real Estate Law
  • Julia A. Perkins: Family Law
  • Eric R. Post: Corporate Law
  • Laura E. Radle: Trusts and Estates
  • Dale R. Rietberg: Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • William E. Rohn: Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
  • Michael J. Romaya: Banking and Financial Services Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Katie K. Roskam: Tax Law
  • Peter G. Roth: Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Maureen Rouse-Ayoub: Labor and Employment Law, Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
  • Peter A. Schmidt: Real Estate Law
  • Stephanie R. Setterington: Labor and Employment Law
  • Mary Kay Shaver: Banking & Financial Services Law
  • Elizabeth Wells Skaggs: Labor and Employment Law; Litigation – Labor Employment Benefits
  • John W. Sturgis: Real Estate Law
  • Fredric A. Sytsma: Trusts and Estates
  • David M. Thoms: Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • Larry J. Titley: Employee Benefits Law
  • Michael G. Wooldridge: Corporate Law
  • Susan M. Wyngaarden: 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.

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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