Varnum, a law firm based in Grand Rapids, has announced that Gabriel Edelson has joined the firm’s business and corporate services practice team. He is based in the firm’s Birmingham office.
Edelson’s practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. Some of the entities he represents include private equity firms, portfolio companies, and other businesses in cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, and commercial transactions. These businesses range in size from under $1 million to more than $1 billion.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Gabe to Varnum and the Birmingham office,” says Seth Ashby, leader of the firm’s business and corporate services group. “In addition to being an excellent lawyer, Gabe brings a variety of experience and interests to the team, and we look forward to working with him.”
Edelson serves as a board member of the Founders Junior Council at the Detroit Institute of Arts and is also active in the Michigan region of ORT America. Previously, he practiced in Chicago but is able to practice in a variety of states including Illinois, Michigan, and New York.
Edelson received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. He also served as a senior sports editor, writer, and columnist for The Michigan Daily while a student. Edelson also graduated from the New York University School of Law in 2009. While there, he served as an executive articles editor for the Annual Survey of American Law.
Varnum is law firm with eight offices located in Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Detroit, Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Novi. An additional office is located in Naples, Fla.