Backed by unparalleled expertise and a tradition of excellence, we provide exceptionally effective legal representation, whether you are a new or existing client, through our long-standing, trusted attorney-client relationships.
We are ready to represent you as your dedicated legal team in all proceedings across the state of Michigan and beyond.
Our clients include individuals, major public corporations, new and emerging firms, insurance companies, municipal corporations, governmental agencies, and private or closely held corporations.
Our firm utilizes a team concept in providing legal services. Each team consists of a leader who is an expert in a particular area of the law along with associate attorneys and support personnel. Our team approach enables us to channel our collective expertise to provide you with cost effective representation.
Our litigators practice throughout the state of Michigan and in other jurisdictions when necessary or upon client request. Our attorneys practice in both state and federal courts including Michigan State Courts, United States District Courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Additionally, firm members are admitted to practice before other District Courts in the United States and the United States Supreme Court.
With roots as an insurance defense firm, our rich history spans over a century during which numerous lawyers were responsible for establishing and fostering a culture of integrity dating back to the firm’s founding in Detroit in 1903. Throughout our evolution, our firm has maintained a strong presence in the Michigan legal community while looking to the future with energy and enthusiasm.
We are doing today what we have done decade after decade: providing exceptionally effective legal representation to our valued clients with the same spirit and drive which has fueled our success since the beginning.
As active members in the Michigan legal community, our attorneys serve in prominent local-area positions, boast appointments to serve as mediators and case evaluators, present seminars, moderate educational conferences, and conduct training sessions in various areas of the law for clients and industry groups.
Our attorneys continually hone their legal skills by regularly attending and participating in continuing legal education such as lectures, seminars, and in-house training sessions.
With recognition for high professional standards and ethics, our firm has received the coveted “AV” rating, the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell program—a process in which other attorneys rate law firms and their fellow attorneys. The firm is regularly included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Many of our attorneys are annually recognized by SuperLawyers and DBusiness as the best lawyers in their practice area.