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Corporate Attorney

Chris is a member of Varnum's Corporate Services and M&A Team. Chris' focus is in business and transactional work with a strong emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and other commercial transactions. Chris has experience advising clients on the legal aspects of day-to-day business issues and has experience in corporate formation and structuring, and a wide variety of other commercial transactions. He has experience working with businesses ranging from early stage startups to mature, publicly-held businesses of all sizes.

For more information, please contact Chris George at 616/336-6640 or

M&A Experience

M&A Experience

Represented global top-10 insurance brokerage Acrisure in its $3.45 billion capital raise, consisting of a $3 billion refinancing of the company’s senior preferred stock and a $454 million private placement of junior preferred stock.

Numerous roll-up acquisitions for West Michigan-based insurance brokerage firm.

Represented TransNav, a privately-held plastic injection molding company in its sale to Groupe Plastivaloire, a family-controlled and publicly-traded auto components molder headquartered in France.

Represented Spartan Motors, Inc. in the sale of its Emergency Response segment to REV Group, Inc.

Represented leading insurance broker Acrisure in $400M acquisition of insurance arm of artificial intelligence leader.

Represented manufacturer of sterile injectable drugs in its sale to private equity firm.

Represented multinational building materials manufacturer in multiple U.S.-based acquisitions.

Represented home construction manufacturer in its sale to private equity firm.

Represented commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle manufacturer and upfitter in multiple U.S.-based acquisitions.


Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

News & Publications


Practice Areas


University of Notre Dame Law School
Notre Dame, Indiana
J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
Notre Dame Law Review

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
B.A., with high honors, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts


  • German
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