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Varnum Expands Estate Planning and Private Client Services Offerings

June 5, 2023

Partner Rebecca Grove and Legal Specialist Ken Horn bring significant private client experience advising high-net-worth individuals and family offices in sophisticated estate and tax planning strategies.

Varnum is pleased to announce that Rebecca Grove and Ken Horn have joined the firm’s Estate Planning Team as Partner and Legal Specialist, respectively.

Based in the firm’s Birmingham office, Grove is an experienced attorney representing high-net-worth individuals, charitable organizations, and family offices in connection with estate planning and tax strategies, as well as art law matters. She is a contributing author for LexisNexis® and has held leadership roles in numerous cultural and educational organizations across Southeast Michigan.

“We’re delighted to welcome Rebecca and Ken to the firm,” said Varnum Executive Partner Scott Hill. “With more than 20 attorneys focused on estate planning and services for sophisticated individuals, their expertise and long-standing reputation in Southeast Michigan will be beneficial for our firm and clients alike.”

Grove joins the firm from Honigman LLP, where she led the Private Client Practice Group and previously served as a member of that firm’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She is the 21st attorney who has recently joined the firm. Horn also joins the firm from Honigman.

“I’m thrilled to join Varnum’s talented Estate Planning Team and look forward to working with clients across Michigan, Florida and beyond,” said Grove. “Varnum’s platform and commitment to growth are truly attractive and will benefit my clients.”

Grove graduated with honors from Duke University School of Law. She additionally earned an LL.M. degree from Georgetown University Law Center, also with honors. She attended the University of Michigan for her undergraduate degree, graduating with highest distinction.

Horn attended Roosevelt University in Chicago for his Legal Assistant’s Certificate. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia College in New York.

“We’re very pleased to be working with Rebecca and Ken,” said Tom Kyros, Partner and Co-Leader of Varnum’s Estate Planning Team. “We’re excited about the synergies among our practices and these additions to our team’s presence in Southeast Michigan.”

About Varnum’s Estate Planning Team

Varnum’s Estate Planning team includes more than two dozen attorneys and professionals with experience in the most sophisticated tax and planning techniques. Varnum is one of the few law firms headquartered in Michigan to be ranked by the prestigious Chambers HNW, which highlights leading professionals in private wealth management in key jurisdictions around the world.

About Varnum LLP

Varnum is a leading law firm providing a broad range of legal services to meet the complex needs of its clients. With more than 180 attorneys in seven offices, Varnum serves as counsel to growing businesses, institutions and private clients throughout Michigan, the Midwest and Florida.

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