Van Wieren Joins Varnum Corporate Team
Varnum is pleased to announce that attorney Mark Van Wieren has joined the firm's Grand Rapids office.
Van Wieren is an experienced corporate attorney. He negotiates and drafts corporate contracts including licensing, asset purchase agreements, buy-sell agreements and intellectual property agreements, particularly in the health care industry. He also handles securities and business law issues relating to LLC business and investor concerns, and conducts private securities offerings and filings.
Van Wieren formerly worked with a Texas-based firm focused on mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, he served as general counsel and chief compliance officer for a private investment company focused on the health care industry, where he worked extensively on medical compliance, securities and business law issues.
Van Wieren is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is certified to practice law in Michigan, Texas and North Carolina and is also a certified mediator and guardian ad litem in North Carolina.
Prior to his legal career, Van Wieren served as the manager and director of Opportunity Foundation India, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing education, nutrition and medical care to underserved children in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.