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Peter J. Livingston



University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
University of Notre Dame, B.B.A.

Prior Employment

  • Varnum LLP, Partner, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C., Shareholder, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Ernst & Young, Kalamazoo, MI

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

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Peter Livingston is a corporate attorney with more than 30 years of experience with sophisticated corporate transactions. In addition, he has extensive experience with the unique needs of large family-owned businesses.

  • Represents clients on general corporate matters, business reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and business succession and estate planning matters


Portage Education Foundation, former President

Kalamazoo County Chamber of Commerce

  • Small Business Council, former Chairman

Kalamazoo Country Club, former President

News & Resources



  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2020
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
      • Corporate Law 
    • Kalamazoo Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2017 and 2014
  • Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan, 2017
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Closely & Privately Held Business Law
      • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
      • Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated