Barnes & Thornburg LLP offers businesses operating in and around the state of Michigan the areas of specialization one expects from a national full-service firm. Clients not only work with our local attorneys, but they receive ready access to the resources and enduring values of one of the largest firms in the United States.
The firm’s Grand Rapids office is comprised of some of Michigan’s most knowledgeable and experienced lawyers who counsel clients in more than 50 practice areas. These areas include corporate and real estate; litigation; labor and employment; environmental; private client services; finance, insolvency and restructuring; and intellectual property, to name a few.
In addition, Barnes & Thornburg attorneys counsel clients in a variety of niche areas that span the firm’s broader practices. We understand the nuances and technical aspects of some of these more focused areas, including:
- Agriculture and Food
- Antitrust and Trade Regulation
- Construction Services/Litigation
- Insurance Recovery
- Life Sciences
- Mergers and Acquisitions/Joint Ventures
- Private Equity
- White Collar and Investigations
The attorneys in the firm’s Grand Rapids office have strong roots in their local communities, a Barnes & Thornburg tradition that includes providing support to nonprofit organizations in the communities where we work and live. Most of our Grand Rapids attorneys are longtime Michigan residents, and several of them serve in leadership roles at prominent civic and charitable organizations throughout the state, including the American Heart Association, Broadway Grand Rapids, Hospice of Holland, West Michigan Aviation Academy and West Michigan Legal Aid.
Whether a client’s needs exist right here in Michigan, or take place on a national or international level, Barnes & Thornburg has the talent, resources and commitment to help clients achieve their business objectives.