Nyal D. Deems - Varnum LLP

Nyal D. Deems

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1991
Phone: 616-336-6712

Nyal is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group. He focuses his practice on conveyance and lease transactions, land use approvals for various development projects including shopping centers, resorts, residential subdivisions, marinas and commercial projects, construction and permanent lending, on behalf of lenders and borrowers and real estate investment trusts.

He has unique municipal experience having served as a member of the East Grand Rapids City Commission and Chairperson of its Planning Commission, Mayor of East Grand Rapids, and Chairperson of the Grand Rapids Metropolitan Council. Nyal served as a supply officer in the United States Navy. He was recently named Grand Rapids Real Estate Lawyer of the Year by U.S. News - Best Lawyers.

Miami UniversityBA 1969University of GeorgiaJ.D. 1976
State Bar of Michigan American College of Mortgage AttorneysAmerican College of Real Estate LawyersAmerican Bar AssociationGrand Rapids Bar AssociationState Bar of Georgia

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 Real Estate Law of the Grand Rapids Metro Area
Nyal D. Deems has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Other Information

Gender: Male