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Varnum Partner Jake Droppers Named Go To Lawyer for Business Law

April 27, 2022

Michigan Lawyers Weekly recently announced Jake Droppers has been named a Go To Lawyer for Business Law.

Droppers is a member of Varnum’s Corporate Services and M&A Team. His focus is in business and transactional work with a strong emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, family office, venture capital and other commercial transactions. He has represented and advised clients (buy-side and sell-side) in negotiating, structuring and documenting hundreds of M&A transactions of all types and sizes, involving billions of dollars in enterprise values.

Droppers is also experienced in advising clients on corporate structuring, succession planning, securities regulation and a variety of other commercial transactions, as well as day-to-day business issues. He works with businesses ranging from early stage startups to mature, privately-held businesses of all sizes.

Droppers is a magna cum laude graduate of Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he served as Managing Editor for Indiana Law Journal. He earned his undergraduate degree at Hope College, graduating with honors.

The Go To Lawyers program recognizes leading lawyers in a particular field of law. A “Go To Lawyer” is:

  • An expert in his or her field, well-versed in case law, statutes and regulations.
  • Experienced, with a record of success.
  • A lawyer to whom other lawyers make referrals because of his or her expertise and accomplishments.
  • A lawyer who can think creatively and identify all options for a client.

Droppers and others in the Class of 2022 Go To Lawyers for Business Law will be profiled in a special section of Michigan Lawyers Weekly on May 30.

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