Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • cum laude
Calvin College, B.A.
  • Business

Prior Experience

  • Barnes & Thornburg, LLP, 2012 - 2016
  • Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP, 1989 - 2011


Court Admissions

Bar & Community Involvement

American Bar Association

  • Environment, Energy and Resource Section, Member
  • ABA Construction Law Forum

Michigan Bar Association

  • Real Estate Section, Member
  • Environmental Law Section, Member

Grand Rapids Bar Association

News & Resources


Ken Vermeulen is a partner in Honigman's real estate department, with a primary focus on environmental law. He has extensive experience in a variety of environmental real estate matters and focuses his practice on leasing, construction contracting, and environmental law matters.

  • Represents clients on a variety of environmental matters, including investigation and remediation of contaminated sites throughout the country
  • Represents solid waste disposal facilities, including landfills, transfer stations, and recycling facilities
  • Handles acquisition and divestiture due diligence
  • Provides advice regarding compliance and permitting under state and federal environmental statutes and regulations
  • Counsels on brownfield development projects and transactions
  • Represents clients on commercial leasing matters and zoning issues


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2017-2020
    • Recognized in practice area of Environmental Law
  • Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan, 2017
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Environmental Law
      • Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law
      • Real Estate Law: Commercial