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Nov 2012
November 08, 2012

Warner Norcross Ranked Top-Tier Law Firm by Best Lawyers, U.S. News & World Report

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP has been ranked one of the “Best Law Firms” by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report.

The firm earned a national ranking in the areas of bankruptcy/creditor debtor rights, environmental law and regulatory enforcement litigation.  In addition, three of the firm’s offices received top-tier ratings in multiple practice areas.  Criteria for inclusion included firm practice areas, expertise, responsiveness, integrity, litigation and major legal matters, cost-effectiveness, pro-bono commitment, diversity and others.

Best Lawyers, which also produces the industry’s leading annual peer review of attorneys, teamed with U.S. News & World Report to conduct extensive surveys of thousands of clients, attorneys and law firm staff to produce the rankings.  Attorneys from each of the firm’s six offices, along with staff from marketing, recruiting, retention and related areas, participated in the survey.  Additionally, firm clients, associates and summer associates were surveyed.

Warner Norcross was recognized among first-tier law firms in Grand Rapids for:
  • Banking and finance
  • Bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights
  • Commercial litigation
  • Corporate
  • Employee benefits
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • Financial services
  • Health care
  • International trade and finance
  • Labor
  • Litigation in eight specific areas
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Natural resources
  • Patent
  • Personal injury litigation
  • Real estate
  • Securities regulation
  • Tax
  • Trademark
  • Trusts and estates
  • Water

Additionally, the firm’s Southfield and Macomb County offices were recognized among top-tier law firms for bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights, employee benefits, environmental law and regulatory enforcement litigation, while the Lansing office received a first-tier ranking for commercial litigation, eminent domain and condemnation law, and environmental litigation.

Warner Norcross also has 93 attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013¬ – more than any law firm in Grand Rapids, Holland or Muskegon.  Attorneys from each of the firm’s six offices were featured in the 2013 listings, which were released earlier this year.
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About Warner Norcross & Judd

Warner Norcross & Judd is a corporate law firm with 220 attorneys practicing in six offices throughout Michigan: Grand Rapids, Holland, Lansing, Muskegon, Southfield and Macomb County. By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross & Judd forges a better partnership with its clients.

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