Varnum’s Novi office has added two attorneys.
Edward Gusky has joined the Varnum real estate practice team. He has experience in real estate development, transactional, and finance law and represents developers in acquisitions, sales, leasing, and sophisticated financing transactions, as well as lenders. He has represented borrowers in connection with multifamily loans insured under the National Housing Act and the Healthcare Facility Insurance Program.
Gusky serves as lead counsel on complex merger and acquisition transactions, including stock and asset sales involving simultaneous multi-corporation closings. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and earned his undergraduate degree from U-M.
Lena Gionnette has joined Varnum’s employee benefits practice team. She works with employers, executives, and third-party administrators on issues relating to tax-qualified pension plans, 401(k) and profit-sharing plans, non-qualified plans, and health and welfare benefit plans. She advises clients regarding compliance with federal laws governing employee benefit plans and benefits issues in connection with corporate transactions.
Gionnette attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law and earned her undergraduate degree from U-M.