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Varnum Partner Chris George Named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly Class of 2024 Up and Coming Lawyers

February 28, 2024

Varnum partner Chris George has been selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly for recognition as a member of the Class of 2024 Up and Coming Lawyers. The award recognizes attorneys who have excelled in the legal profession in their first 10 years of practice. Just 25 attorneys from around the state were selected for this year’s class.

Chris is a member of Varnum’s Corporate Practice Team and focuses on business and transactional work with a strong emphasis on M&A, private equity and other commercial transactions. He works with clients ranging from early-stage startups to mature, publicly held businesses of all sizes. He frequently works on sophisticated transactional matters with some of Michigan’s best-known companies.

In addition to his practice, Chris serves on Varnum’s Associate Recruiting Committee and participates in the firm’s on-campus interview process and other law student outreach activity. He is active in the Economic Club of Grand Rapids and the West Michigan Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, in which he coordinates the firm’s participation.

Chris is a magna cum laude graduate of Notre Dame Law School, where he was a member of the Notre Dame Law Review and a Dean’s Circle Fellow (top 10% of class). He graduated with high honors from Michigan State University where he was a member of the Honors College and the Spartan Marching Band.

Chris and other honorees will be recognized at a luncheon event on April 26 in Troy and will be profiled in a special section of the April 22 issues of Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

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