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News | November 1, 2018
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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 2019 “Best Law Firms” by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report.

Six of the firm’s 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 for inclusion, 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 eight years to conduct extensive surveys of attorneys included in Best Lawyers and gather feedback from clients on the criteria listed.
Warner was recognized in the first 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
  • Business organizations, including LLCs and partnerships
  • Closely held companies and family businesses
  • Commercial
  • Copyright
  • Corporate
  • Employee benefits
  • Employment – management 
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • Financial services regulation
  • International trade and finance
  • Labor – management
  • Environmental, intellectual property, patent, securities, trusts and estates, bankruptcy, banking and finance, personal injury, product liability and real estate litigation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Natural resources
  • Non-profit/charities
  • Patent
  • Real estate
  • Tax
  • Trademark
  • Trusts and estates
  • Water

Additionally, the firm’s Southfield, Macomb, Midland, Kalamazoo and Lansing offices were recognized as top-tier law firms. Southfield and Macomb were recognized for closely held companies and family businesses, commercial and bankruptcy litigation, corporate, employee benefits, environmental, health care, regulatory enforcement, trust and estates law and litigation, non-profit and charities, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights – insolvency and reorganization, and tax. 

Midland was recognized for bankruptcy and creditors rights/insolvency and reorganization law. Kalamazoo was recognized for commercial litigation, antitrust litigation, employment - management, and mediation. Lansing was recognized for eminent domain and condemnation, environmental litigation and construction litigation. 

Warner also had one hundred attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Attorneys from each of the firm’s eight offices were featured in the 2019 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. An AmLaw 200 firm, we’re one of Michigan’s largest law firms 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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