Lawrence P. Burns - Varnum LLP

Lawrence P. Burns

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1993
Phone: 616-336-6535

Larry Burns is the chair of the Varnum's health care law practice, a multidisciplinary group within the firm serving clients in the health care industry. Larry works with a wide array of clients in the health care and life sciences industries including acute care hospitals, nursing homes, DME providers, behavioral health agencies, psychiatric facilities, numerous professional corporations and individual practitioners.
He works with clients to develop innovative health care arrangements, including hospital-physician joint ventures and integrated delivery systems. He also counsels hospitals on staffing matters such as physician recruitment arrangements, medical staff bylaws review and the equitable use of credentialing criteria. Larry regularly counsels clients on significant compliance issues, including federal and state anti-fraud laws and the Stark laws.

University of Notre DameBA 1972University of Notre DameUniversity of Toledo College of LawJ.D. 1980
American Bar Association Michigan Bar Association Diocesan Catholic Schools Foundation for Catholic Secondary Education of Greater Grand Rapids Saint Mary's Mercy Medical Center Institutional Review Board Saint Mary's Doran Foundation St. John Vianney Educational Foundation School of Public Administration, Masters' Degree Program, "Health Law and Ethics," Grand Valley State University Dispute Resolution Center of West Michigan Mercy Respite Care Corporation World Affairs Council of West Michigan Leadership Grand Rapids The Health Channel Notre Dame Club of Grand Rapids

Office Location

Bridgewater Place
333 Bridge Street, NW
P.O. Box 352
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Health Care Law of the Grand Rapids Metro Area
Lawrence P. Burns has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Health Care Law (Certificate of Need, Corporate, Fraud and Abuse, Hospitals, Joint Ventures, Medical Staff Law, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, Physicians)