Peter A. Smit

Peter A. Smit


Varnum LLP

Recognized since 2013

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Practice Areas

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Intellectual Property
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Peter is a trial attorney with a focus on business litigation defense (FSLA, Product Liability Defense, Malpractice Defense) as well as significant experience in personal injury, wrongful death, auto and trucking litigation. Peter is certified in Alternative Dispute Resolution for practice in the U.S. District Court for Western District of Michigan and in Michigan circuit courts.

Contact & Links

Location

  • Bridgewater Place, Suite 1700
    333 Bridge Street, NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Education

  • Wayne State University , J.D., graduated 1977
  • Calvin College, BA, graduated 1974

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, State Bar of Michigan

Affiliations

  • Business Counsel, Inc. - Board of Directors
  • Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference - Life Member
  • State Bar of Michigan - Litigation Section

Varnum LLP
Headquarters: Grand Rapids, Michigan

89 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Best Law Firms Badge Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Intellectual Property

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property, Grand Rapids (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

Awards:

  • Named a leading Plaintiff's star in Michigan by Benchmark: Plaintiffs, 2012

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