Salerno Joins Varnum’s Family Law Practice
Varnum is pleased to announce that Erika L. Salerno has joined the Family Law Practice Team at Varnum. Salerno is based in Varnum’s Kalamazoo office.
Salerno is an experienced attorney who handles family law litigation matters including complex divorces, initial and post judgment child custody matters, change of domicile, paternity, minor guardianship and third-party custody cases involving multistate jurisdictional issues across southwest Michigan. As a domestic relations mediator, she is frequently retained by other lawyers to mediate their most challenging cases.
In addition to her family law practice, Salerno frequently consults on health care business transactions for compliance under Stark and anti-kickback regulations. She also drafts and negotiates physician contracts, handles family complaints and inquiries for health care facility clients, and drafts business agreements and compliance policies for health care vendors.
Salerno is a graduate of Drake University Law School and has a Master of Laws degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She received her BA degree from Michigan State University.
Salerno has been recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of 2014’s ‘Women in the Law.’ She is also a recipient of the Vlachos Award, presented by the Kalamazoo County Bar Association and Legal Aid of Western Michigan in recognition of those who serve low income persons and senior citizens in litigation matters. Salerno joins the firm from the Kalamazoo office of Kreis Enderle where she was a shareholder.