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News | November 3, 2022
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Warner Ranked Top-Tier Law Firm by Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP has been ranked one of the 2023 “Best Law Firms” by Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report.

The firm has been recognized for its litigation work in the areas of regulatory enforcement and environmental law. Additionally, six of its offices have received top-tier ratings in multiple practice areas. The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys and other criteria, such as firm practice areas, expertise, responsiveness, integrity, litigation and major legal matters, cost-effectiveness, civility, pro bono commitment and diversity.

Best Lawyers®, which produces the industry’s leading annual peer review of attorneys, has partnered with U.S. News & World Report for the past decade to conduct extensive surveys of attorneys included in the rankings and gather feedback from clients on the evaluation criteria.

Warner has been recognized in the top tier of law firms in Grand Rapids for the following areas of the law:

  • Appellate practice
  • Banking and finance
  • Bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization
  • Bet-the-company litigation
  • Business organizations, including LLCs and partnerships
  • Closely held companies and family businesses
  • Commercial litigation
  • Copyright
  • Corporate
  • Employee benefits
  • Employment – management 
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • Family law mediation
  • Financial services regulation
  • Health care
  • International trade and finance
  • Labor – management
  • Litigation in the areas of bankruptcy, construction, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, patent, real estate, trusts and estates and personal injury
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Nonprofit/charities
  • Patent
  • Real estate
  • Securities/capital markets
  • Tax
  • Trademark
  • Trusts and estates
  • Water

Additionally, Warner’s Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Lansing and Midland offices were recognized as top-tier law firms.

The Bloomfield Hills office was recognized for bankruptcy and creditors rights/insolvency and reorganization, corporate, real estate, trusts and estates, family law and intellectual property litigation.

The Detroit office was recognized for bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization, business organizations, including LLCs and partnerships, closely held companies and family businesses, commercial, corporate, employee benefits, environmental, health care, trust and estates, bankruptcy litigation, tax law and regulatory enforcement litigation.

The Lansing office was recognized for its government relations practice and commercial, construction and environmental litigation.

In the Bay region, Warner’s Midland office was recognized for bankruptcy and creditors rights/insolvency and reorganization law.

The Kalamazoo office was recognized for commercial law and antitrust litigation.

Warner also had 108 attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023. Attorneys from each of the firm’s nine offices were featured in the 2023 listings, which were released earlier this year.

About Warner

By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross + Judd LLP builds a better partnership with our clients. One of Michigan’s largest law firms, we’re focused on providing the best legal solutions and exceptional client service to organizations throughout the world. Connect with us on, LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

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