Plunkett Cooney named among ‘Best Law Firms’ in America

For the 11th consecutive year, Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, has been named one of the “Best Law Firms” in the nation in 2021 by Best Lawyers®.

“This is a tremendous honor for Plunkett Cooney and further validation of the tremendous results our at-torneys and staff obtain every day for their clients,” said Plunkett Cooney President & CEO Thomas P. Vincent. “National recognition like this is reserved for the very best firms in the country, and there is no doubt that Plunkett Cooney is among the best of the best.”

Using a tiered rather than a ranked system, tier positions were assigned to law firms in 127 metropolitan areas in 75 specialties, based on 8.3 million evaluations of over 110,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms. Plunkett Cooney was recognized in the following first- and second-tier metropoli-tan categories:
• Appellate Practice
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Commercial Litigation
• Environmental Law
• Insurance Law
• Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
• Litigation – Construction
• Litigation – Municipal
• Litigation – Real Estate
• Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
• Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
• Municipal Law
• Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
• Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
• Real Estate Law

The Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” are recognized on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For almost 40 years, the Best Lawyers in America list recognizes top lawyers in each practice area and metropolitan region in the country. U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and information.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in seven Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, another leading, international directory of law firms.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney’s recognition in the “Best Law Firms” 2021 edition, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008; jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com.

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Dykema Nationally Ranked in 27 Practice Areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Detroit – November 3, 2014 – Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm was nationally ranked in 27 practice areas in the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, as well as receiving a total of 100 metropolitan rankings representing various areas of law.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a “Best Law Firms” ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed among the 2015 Best Lawyers in America for that particular practice area and metro.

Practices are ranked and classified in three different tier levels in both national and metropolitan categories. Dykema’s recognized practices are listed below.

NATIONAL TIER 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

NATIONAL TIER 2
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment

NATIONAL TIER 3
Construction Law
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Tax
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

METROPOLITAN TIER 1
Ann Arbor
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law – Management
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Municipal
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Trusts & Estates Law

Chicago
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Real Estate Law

Detroit
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Mediation
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Grand Rapids
Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Tax
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Lansing
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Arbitration
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Energy Law
Gaming Law
Government Relations Practice
Litigation – Banking & Finance

Los Angeles
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Minneapolis
Litigation – Real Estate

METROPOLITAN TIER 2
Chicago
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Insurance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Dallas
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law

Detroit
Antitrust Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Information Technology Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Public Finance Law

Grand Rapids
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
DUI/DWI Defense
Employment Law – Management
Family Law
Litigation – Real Estate

Lansing
Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Insurance Law
Natural Resources Law
Public Finance Law

Los Angeles
Commercial Litigation

Minneapolis
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Banking & Finance

METROPOLITAN TIER 3
Grand Rapids
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

About Dykema

Dykema serves business entities worldwide on a wide range of complex legal issues. Dykema lawyers and other professionals in 12 U.S. offices work in close partnership with clients – from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies – to deliver outstanding results, unparalleled service and exceptional value in every engagement. To learn more, visit www.dykema.com and follow Dykema on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Dykema.

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