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Varnum Welcomes Corporate and Tax Partner Shawn A. Strand

June 7, 2021

Strategic Addition Comes Amidst Rapidly Changing Tax Regulatory & Enforcement Environment

Varnum is pleased to announce that Shawn A. Strand has joined the firm as Partner. He is based in our Ann Arbor office and comes to the firm from Honigman LLP.

Strand is an experienced tax attorney with a focus on corporate and partnership taxation issues. He advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, tax-exempt entities, individual tax collection matters and taxation of real estate transactions, including complex Section 1031 exchanges. 

“We are excited to add a partner of Shawn’s caliber to our dynamic Corporate team,” said Varnum Chair Ron DeWaard. "Strategic tax planning is a critical component of our clients’ complex transactions and Shawn's deal experience will serve the firm well."

Strand also advises clients regarding federal income tax planning and entity structuring. He works with individuals on the formation and operation of family offices.

Strand graduated magna cum laude from University of Michigan Law School and received his undergraduate degree in computer science from the University of Michigan. He has been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyers for several years.

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