Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Corporate Law

We have worked with Varnum extensively over the last few years on all legal matters associated with our business, both nationally and internationally. And we have found the firm to be excellent in understanding, expertise and responsiveness. Mike Wooldridge has been an exceptional partner and has provided best-in-class legal support on all occasion. I have found him to be an expert on legal and tax-related matters and very commercially-minded and responsive. I highly recommend Mike and the firm Varnum.

Adam Francis Sun Bum

Commercial Litigation

I couldn't be more pleased with Varnum.

Banking and Finance Law

Varnum has a deep team of highly skilled professionals. I am consistently satisfied with the skilled counsel and value they provide me and my clients.

Bill McGee Huntington National Bank

Municipal Law

Varnum does an excellent job in the field of Municipal Law. We have used the attorneys for over 35 years.

Banking and Finance Law

The Varnum team does a great job!

William (Brad) Kessel Independent Bank

Corporate Law

Varnum provides us a wide and a comprehensive array of services and has scaled its resources to meet those needs very effectively. They are a true business partner we rely on every day.

Dave Tuit Acrisure

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Varnum is very knowledgeable regarding all aspects of Employee Benefits, including very helpful insights regarding some of the most technical areas of IRS and DOL regulations.

Michael Koppenol Herman Miller

Commercial Litigation

Varnum has been very knowledgeable, very responsive, and overall very helpful.

Employment Law - Management

We have always received prompt, professional assistance from the team at Varnum, specifically from John Patrick White and Elizabeth Skaggs!

Corporate Law

Varnum has a highly skilled and responsive corporate law team. I would recommend this firm to anyone needing legal assistance in Michigan. Their rates are reasonable.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Varnum always gets exceptional results.

Litigation - Construction

Varnum has deep expertise and provides excellent service in construction litigation matters. I highly recommend this firm.

Gloria Hage Eastern Michigan University

Corporate Law

Varnum is a great firm. I work primarily with Michael Woldridge. Mike is a thoughtful individual and you always know he is thinking of you and your company's legal issues. His practice is general corporate, and I find myself talking to him often about issues Herman Miller is facing. He is intelligent and witty and a great guy to hang out with as well.

Tim Lopez Herman Miller

Corporate Law

Varnum's legal staff in Grand Rapids is very capable of dealing with a wide range of issues, which as a developer I appreciate and readily access.

Greg Northrup Sustainable Partners

Energy Law

Varnum brings a thorough, detailed and comprehensive apporach to our issues. They have enabled us to change policy to benefit our members!

James E. Byrum Michigan Agri-Business Association

Employment Law - Management

Varnum is our legal firm for all needs. Labor Law, Contract Law, and Immigration Law have been the main areas in the last year. In the past they have advised on antitrust and other topics. They are quick to respond and have experts to advise in all areas.

Jamie Huberty II Stanley

Labor Law - Management

Main advice from Varnum has come in the contract law arena from the GR location. They have reviewed contracts with customers as well as suppliers.

Jamie Huberty II Stanley

Employment Law - Management

Pat White at Varnum has been very helpful during my 11 years in the Grand Rapids area. I feel confident with the information provided when dealing with difficult personnel issues.

Employment Law - Management

The lawyers at Varnum are extremely knowledgeable and connected with the judges at both the state and federal level. Varnum is our go-to law firm in Michigan for all litigation matters. They are extremely professional and efficient. I would highly recommend this firm for large scale litigation matters.

John Burgess Georgia-Pacific LLC

Real Estate Law

Varnum attorneys are highly qualified and very reliable. I would recommend them to others without hesitation.

Robert Kuras Homestead Resort

Real Estate Law

I have always had a positive experience with Varnum.

Corporate Law

Scott Hill of Varnum provides my company excellent and valuable advice, service and support in the areas of best business practices as well as contractual review with our clients and vendors.

Phillip Schaafsma D.L. Neu & Associates

Commercial Litigation

We have had nothing but positive experiences with the Varnum law firm. The firm has a broad base of attorneys with experience in all areas, which we periodically require assistance.

Banking and Finance Law

Varnum and especially Joan Schleef and her team have done a great job for the bank and my team. The responsiveness is very good and the expertise is very strong. They understand our clients and work through issues internally and with the client in a very professional manner.

Keith VanderWeele Bank of America, N.A.