West Michigan’s largest independently owned accounting firm has combined with Troy, Michigan-based Doeren Mayhew, the 60th largest certified public accounting and advisory firm in the U.S.
Both firms share competencies in audit and domestic tax, and focus on the manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, construction and nonprofit industries. Doeren Mayhew will expand its presence to the West Michigan market through the addition of Beene Garter’s Grand Rapids office and its 15 partners and 100-plus employees.
Warner served as legal counsel to Beene Garter. The Warner transaction team was led by Charlie Goode (M&A) and included Josceyln “Josie” Cekola Boucher (M&A), Rob Davies (real estate), Cameron DeLong (partnership), Sarah Harper (M&A) and Steve Palazzolo (labor and employment).
Warner’s Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Practice Group
As part of one of the largest and most successful law firms in Michigan, Warner’s M&A Practice Group draws upon more than 90 years of experience to successfully and efficiently handle a wide range of M&A transactions for both private and publicly traded businesses, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic business combinations of all types.