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News | November 4, 2021
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Warner Ranked Top-Tier Law Firm by Best Lawyers®, U.S. News & World Report

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP has been ranked one of the 2022 “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 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 teamed with U.S. News & World Report for nine years to conduct extensive surveys of attorneys included in the rankings and gather feedback from clients on the evaluation criteria.
 
Warner was 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 
  • Energy regulatory
  • Environmental
  • Family law
  • 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
  • Natural resources
  • Nonprofit/charities
  • Patent
  • Real estate
  • Securities/capital markets
  • Tax
  • Trademark
  • Trusts and estates
  • Water

Additionally, the firm’s Detroit, Midland, Kalamazoo and Lansing offices were recognized as top-tier law firms. Detroit was recognized for closely held companies and family businesses, corporate, employee benefits, environmental, health care, trust and estates, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights, tax law and commercial and regulatory enforcement litigation.
 
The Bay City area, including Warner’s Midland office, was recognized for bankruptcy and creditors rights/insolvency and reorganization law. Kalamazoo was recognized for commercial, antitrust, general and white-collar litigation, arbitration, employment — management and mediation.
 
Lansing was recognized for its government relations practice, eminent domain and condemnation and real estate law and commercial, construction and environmental litigation.
 
Warner also had 105 attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022. Attorneys from each of the firm’s nine offices were featured in the 2022 listings, which were released earlier this year.

About Warner

By providing discerning and proactive legal advice, Warner Norcross + Judd builds a better partnership with its clients. Warner is a corporate law firm with 230 attorneys practicing in nine offices throughout Michigan: Grand Rapids, Detroit, Midland, Macomb County, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Lansing, Holland and Bloomfield Hills. To learn more, visit www.wnj.com, follow us on Twitter @WNJLLP or connect on LinkedIn or Facebook.

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