Skip to content

Practice Areas



Kent County Circuit Court, Honorable George J. Quist


University of Notre Dame Law School
Notre Dame, Indiana
J.D., 2017

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A., Psychology and Political Science, with distinction, 2014

Bar Admissions




Business and Health Care Attorney

Yvonne is a member of the Corporate Practice Team. Yvonne focuses her practice primarily on employment and family-based immigration. She assists clients with nonimmigrant petitions and employment and family-based permanent residence petitions, including the labor certification process, visas for extraordinary ability, and multinational manager and executive petitions. She focuses on foreign visa issues, visa processing, waivers, DACA and citizenship matters. Additionally, she is experienced in general corporate matters, including business formation and contract review and negotiations.

Yvonne is also a member of the Health Care Practice Team. Yvonne works with physicians, physician groups, hospitals and health care entities on mergers and acquisitions, compliance, including Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance and other regulatory issues. She also works with physicians and health care entities on contracts, service agreements and licensing. 

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America®, Ones to Watch, Immigration Law, 2024

Grand Rapids Magazine’s Top Lawyers, Immigration Law, 2022

Community Involvement

Catherine’s Health Center, board member and executive committee member

Economic Club of Grand Rapids, member

Trinity Health Regional Institutional Review Board, member

Sign up to be the first to access our leading legal insights.

The link you have selected will redirect you to a third-party website located on another server. We are offering the link for your convenience. Varnum has no responsibility for any external websites and makes no express or implied warranties about any external websites.

Please be aware that contacting us via e-mail does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and the firm. Do not send confidential information to the firm until you have spoken with one of our attorneys and receive authorization to send such materials.