2014 According to West Michigan Professionals
Three Varnum attorneys were featured in the MiBiz Crystal Ball Issue: Looking ahead to 2014.
An active participant in the statewide discussion of energy and the environment, Grand Rapids attorney Bruce Goodman serves as secretary for the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council and is a founding member of the West Michigan Energy Group. Goodman also serves as the lead organizer for the Ford Energy Lecture series held in Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor. Goodman spoke with MiBiz about the opportunities and challenges in the energy marketplace going into the new year.
Read the full article: Energy forecast: Bruce Goodman, Partner, Varnum LLP, Grand Rapids
What’s good for the economy and for Michigan’s economic rebirth is also good for business at Grand Rapids-based law firm Varnum LLP, executive partner Tom Kyros said. As economic conditions continue to improve, he expects the firm will see more business resulting from the better entrepreneurial climate in the state.
Read the full article: 2014 Outlook: Thomas Kyros, Varnum LLP
Employee benefits attorney Nancy Farnam, a partner at the law firm Varnum LLP, sees 2014 as the year that employers learn to live with the ACA’s benefit mandates and its added fees and taxes. Much of what occurs next year amid the 2014 Congressional midterm elections will go to how the federal government decides to implement, execute and enforce the ACA, Farnam said.
Read the full article: More guidance on ACA expected in 2014