Varnum LLP, headquartered in Ann Arbor, announced its new partner, Shawn A. Strand, who will be acting as a corporate and tax advisor. Coming from Honigman LLP, Strand is a tax attorney with experience involving corporate and partnership taxation matters.
“We are excited to add a partner of Shawn’s caliber to our dynamic Corporate team,” says Varnum Chair Ron DeWaard. “Strategic tax planning is a critical component of our clients’ complex transactions and Shawn’s deal experience will serve the firm well.”
Some of Strand’s responsibilities include advising clients on problems affiliated with tax planning and entity structuring, individual tax collection matters and taxation of real estate transactions, and Section 1031 exchanges. He also advises operations and structure of family offices across Michigan.
Strand received an undergraduate degree in computer science after graduating magna cum laude at the University of Michigan Law School. For years, he has also been acknowledged by Michigan Super Lawyers.