Varnum Attorney Luis Avila Named Chair of Grand Rapids Symphony Board of Directors
Labor and employment attorney Luis Avila has been named chair of the Executive Committee for the Grand Rapids Symphony Board of Directors.
A partner at Varnum, Avila represents clients in a variety of traditional labor matters and before the National Labor Relations Board and Michigan Employment Relations Commission. He counsels employers on workplace matters and represents clients under the various state and federal statutes that govern the employment relationship.
Avila’s community involvement is extensive. In addition to serving the Symphony board for the past three years, he currently serves on the boards of Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority, the Grand Rapids Art Museum and the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Avila has received numerous recognitions for his professional and community achievements. He is recognized by Best Lawyers, Grand Rapids Magazine’s Top Lawyers and Michigan Super Lawyers, and he has been named to Grand Rapids Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 four times. He was named Outstanding Emerging Leader Alum by the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce in 2019.
Avila currently serves as co-chair of Varnum’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.