Varnum, a leading law firm that provides business and personal legal services headquartered in Birmingham, announced that Jacob Whately has joined the firm’s corporate practice and will be based in its Birmingham office.
Whately represents clients on mergers and acquisitions and a variety of general business matters. In addition to his law degree, Whately holds an advanced degree in taxation. He provides transaction counsel with a focus on tax planning, tax structuring, tax modeling, tax due diligence, treatments of transaction costs and other deal-related tax services.
He joins the firm from the Detroit office of KPMG International.
Whately received his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law. He received a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Toledo.