Varnum Attorney April Sawhill Selected for Leadership Grand Rapids
Varnum attorney April Sawhill has been selected to participate in Leadership Grand Rapids class of 2011.
Sawhill is a litigation and trial attorney with extensive experience in commercial disputes, insurance coverage disputes and personal injury. She joined Varnum in 2007.
Leadership Grand Rapids is a nine-month intensive leadership program offered by the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce. The program is designed for current and emerging community leaders and brings together a diverse group of professionals to explore city's challenges and opportunities, further equipping participates to be strong leaders.
Leadership Grand Rapids was established more than 20 years ago; the selection process is competitive as each class is limited to 35 members. The selection committee gives special consideration to each person's community involvement and capacity to be a community leader.
Sawhill serves on board of directors of Health Intervention Services, a nonprofit servicing the uninsured and underinsured in West Michigan, as well as on the Michigan State Bar Awards Committee. She also plays a key role in Varnum's diversity initiatives.
Varnum was established in 1888 and is a leading Michigan law firm providing a broad range of legal services to meet the complex needs of its clients. With more than 150 attorneys in five offices, Varnum serves as counsel to growing businesses and institutions throughout Michigan and the Midwest. Varnum's website address is www.varnumlaw.com.