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

  • Drafts and negotiates terms for the purchase and sale of real estate, manages due diligence process, prepares closing documents and attends to closings.
  • Drafts and negotiates construction-related contracts on a wide variety of commercial and industrial construction projects throughout the country.
  • Drafts and negotiates leases for various commercial and industrial uses.
  • Represents clients on a variety of environmental matters, including investigation and remediation of contaminated sites throughout the country, and environmental due diligence in connection with real property leases and acquisitions.
  • General counsel to the Michigan Aggregates Association, and represents numerous sand, gravel and limestone producers with respect to permitting, real estate and environmental matters.
  • Provides advice regarding compliance and permitting under state and federal environmental statutes and regulations.



Prior Experience

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




Court Admissions



  • The Best Lawyers in America
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Environmental Law, 2017-2024
      • Real Estate Law, 2024
  • Law Bulletin Media
    • Leading Lawyers, Environmental Law, 2017, 2023
    • Leading Lawyers, Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law, 2017, 2023
    • Leading Lawyers, Real Estate Law: Commercial, 2017, 2023

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association Member
    • Environment, Energy and Resource Section
    • Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section
    • Construction Industry Forum
  • Michigan Bar Association Member
    • Real Property Law Section
    • Environmental Law Section

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