Chambers USA Ranks Varnum in Several Practice Areas
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Varnum LLP has once again been ranked in several practice areas in Chambers USA, a national directory that ranks leading law firms and lawyers. Varnum achieved rankings in four of the six practice areas for which Chambers ranks Michigan firms.
Chambers published the following about Varnum:
Banking and Finance: Focused on complex federal and state regulatory issues on behalf of a series of financial institutions. Also advises both lenders and borrowers in loan transactions and workouts. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): "They've been on corporate banking issues and each time the service is exemplary – quick turnaround and they help us accomplish our goals very quickly."
Labor and Employment: Offers expertise in traditional labor law, employment litigation, immigration and workers' compensation. Represents the management of a range of organizations of all sizes." Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): "They're very thorough and definitely look at all sides of the situation. They're very accommodating and you really feel that you're in partnership." "They have an understanding of my workplace and the practical necessities of dealing with strategy and problem-solving as well as the legal side."
Litigation – General Commercial: Represents clients in all manner of disputes, including securities litigation, product liability and environmental claims. Involved in state and federal courts on behalf of organizations from both the private and public sectors. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): "They're so accessible to us. A very strong firm with a lot of resources [at] hand." "Practical, cost-conscious and good communication. They understand our goals and can move forward."
Real Estate: Full service practice that works with investors, businesses, developers and institutions on a wide range of matters pertaining to commercial, residential and industrial real estate. Also handles sophisticated regulatory issues. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): "They're qualified and motivated attorneys who do a good job for us in areas where we can't afford to have mediocre representation." " Great advisers on deal structures and bringing new ideas to the table." Full Story