With more than 25 years experience in a broad range of commercial and financial litigation, corporate investigations, crisis management and litigation advisory matters, Larry Varn is highly qualified to help clients resolve their most complicated and critical concerns. He has dealt with securities laws, complex corporate and financial transactions, corporate governance and ethics, unfair competition and misuse of trade secrets, claims and defenses arising out of large loss fires and other catastrophes, and matters involving fire and life safety codes and standards.
Larry has tried and argued cases in trial and appellate courts and arbitral tribunals across the United States and has supervised multiple litigations in the United Kingdom. In addition, he regularly represents corporate clients and high net worth individuals in matrimonial, family law matters, guardianships and related proceedings in Massachusetts.
Honors & Distinctions
Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004-2009
Volunteer of the Year, PRISM International, 2003
Member, PRISM International (Professional Records and Information Services Management), 1997-present
Regular speaker, including keynote speaker at its annual United States and Europe conferences
Member, NFPA International, 1997-present, including principal member of the Technical Committee on Record Protection and regular speaker at annual conferences since 2003
Member, American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations, 1982-present
Member, International Association of Arson Investigators, Massachusetts and United Kingdom chapters, 2000-present
Allied Professional Member, Society of Fire Protection Engineers, 2005-present
Professional member, National Fire Sprinkler Association, 2005-present
Professional member, International Code Conference, 2007-present
Member, Royal Over-Seas League (U.K.), 2006-present
Member, British American Business Council of New England
Member, Harvard Faculty Club, 1990-present
"Pattern Discovery: Motor Vehicles" (3rd ed. 2005), Thomson West Group.
"Pattern Discovery: Premises Liability" (3rd ed. 2005), Thomson West Group.
"Pattern Discovery: Products Liability" (3rd ed. 2005), Thomson West Group.
"Expert Witness Checklists" (3rd ed. 2004), Thomson West Group.