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Nov 2014
November 03, 2014

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.
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 eight 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 in the first tier of law firms in Grand Rapids for:
  • Banking and finance
  • Bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights and insolvency and reorganization
  • Commercial litigation
  • Copyright
  • Corporate
  • Employee benefits
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • Financial services regulation
  • Health care
  • International trade and finance
  • Labor management
  • Litigation in banking and finance, bankruptcy, construction, environmental, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, patent and securities
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Natural resources
  • Nonprofit and charities
  • Patent
  • Personal injury litigation
  • Real estate
  • Securities regulation
  • Tax
  • Trademark
  • Trusts and estates
  • Water
Additionally, the firm’s Southfield, Macomb County, Lansing and Kalamazoo offices were recognized as top-tier law firms. Southfield and Macomb County were recognized for closely held companies and family business, commercial litigation, corporate, employee benefits, environmental, health care, regulatory enforcement litigation and tax.
Lansing was recognized for eminent domain and condemnation, energy, environmental, government relations practice, and construction and environmental litigation. Kalamazoo was recognized for the first time for commercial litigation, antitrust litigation and mediation.
Warner Norcross also has 97 attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. Attorneys from each of the firm’s eight offices were featured in the 2015 listings, which were released earlier this year.
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About Warner Norcross

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is a corporate law firm with 230 attorneys practicing in eight offices throughout Michigan:  Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Macomb County, Midland, Muskegon and Southfield.  By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross forges a better partnership with its clients. 
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