Michigan - Litigation: General Commercial Lawyers & Law Firms - USA - Chambers and Partners
Chambers & Partners has detected the use of an ad blocker.
We make use of tailor-made ads to enhance your experience of our website.
Please 'whitelist' https://www.chambersandpartners.com.
Close
USA Guide

Litigation: General Commercial — Michigan


Dickinson Wright PLLC - Litigation Department

-

Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for  Litigation powerhouse advising well-known corporate clients from a diverse range of industries, including retail, financial services and construction. Areas of particular strength include class actions, personal injury cases and disputes relating to the protection of confidential business information. Adept at handling dealer, distribution and franchise litigation. Also highly active in taking on government-related cases, and is capable of handling IP disputes.

Strengths "Their depth of resources is seemingly endless, they are extremely competent in all areas of the law and they immerse themselves in learning the technical aspects to how our organization operates in order to provide the best defense possible," says a source.

Peers describe the firm as "an excellent choice when it comes to litigation," adding: "They have a great depth."

Work highlights  Defended the County of Oakland, among others, against ten class actions alleging a negligent drainage system design resulting in widespread basement flooding.

Represented AF Group in a suit brought by the former employers of several of its employees, alleging trade secrets claims and breach of duty of loyalty.

Notable practitioners

Thomas McNeill has a specialty in financial litigation and often handles securities and banking disputes. Sources say he is "a very strong lawyer who is very diligent and a good strategist."

Edward Pappas is "an outstanding lawyer" who is "a real strong commercial litigator," say peers. He handles high-profile commercial disputes, regularly representing clients in mediaton and arbitrations.

Daniel Quick concentrates on commercial and business litigation. He regularly advises on shareholder and IP disputes.

Kenneth McIntyre cochairs the antitrust practice at the firm. In addition to antitrust disputes, he also handles patent cases and class actions.

About the Team (content provided by Dickinson Wright PLLC)

The Dickinson Wright trial litigation practice includes more than 155 lawyers practicing in over 40 sub-specialties, literally ranging from A to Z (antitrust to zoning).

The major areas of our litigation practice include antitrust, appellate, automotive, class action defense, construction, real estate and environmental, insurance and ERISA litigation, intellectual property and trade secrets, labor and employment litigation, music, sports and entertainment, and product liability and personal injury.

Our excellence in litigation, alternative dispute resolution and litigation avoidance counseling is reflected by the following:

Our reputation for courtroom excellence is reflected in the fact that 14 former Dickinson Wright litigation partners presently serve as judicial officers, including three (out of seven) Justices of the Michigan Supreme Court.

Our partners have taught trial advocacy skills at five law schools (including the University of Michigan), the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, the Michigan Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the Douglas Hillman Institute.

Our lawyers have served as editors and authors of the leading litigation treatises and texts published in Michigan, including Michigan Business Torts, Michigan Civil Procedure, Michigan Causes of Action Formbook, Michigan Statute of Limitations, Michigan Law of Damages, Introducing Evidence at Trial and Trade Secrets: Protection and Remedies.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP - Litigation Department

-

Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Outstanding criminal and civil litigation practice with broad-ranging expertise across several significant industries, including automotive, consumer products and healthcare. The team has a broad range of expertise, acting for clients on class actions, IP, private equity and securities litigation, both in the first instance and at the appellate level. Experienced in representing clients in arbitrations.

Strengths One source describes it as "a top-notch firm; the best in town and the best in the Midwest."

Peers say: "They are very fine lawyers, very bright and hard-working."

Work highlights Defended Little Caesars Enterprises in a multiple-complaint class action concerning the misrepresentation of halal meat.

Represented WCE in a trial brought against former landlords Pearl and Howard Baum alleging breach of contract and fraud, among other claims.

Notable practitioners

Joseph Aviv's litigation practice includes advising on corporate governance, securities, class actions, constitutional law and trusts and estates. Sources describe him as "a very careful, thoughtful and talented lawyer."

IW Winsten represents businesses in high-stakes commercial disputes, including matters relating to the sale of businesses, shareholder disagreements and real estate developments. One client refers to him as "the best negotiator I have ever met."

Raymond Henney is noted for litigating securities matters in state and federal courts. He also acts as counsel for brokerage and investment advisory firms and is described as being "extremely diligent."

About the Team (content provided by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP)

Department profile not yet provided by Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Bodman PLC - Litigation Department

-

Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for  Dedicated disputes practice serving a number of domestic and multinational clients, including prominent industrial businesses and national and international banks. Particularly experienced in contract litigation, fiduciary claims and contentious insolvency matters, as well as having a well-respected focus on insurance litigation, representing household-name insurers in major matters. Adept at handling automotive and industrial litigation.

Strengths  Clients highlight the firm's "great depth of resources."

Work highlights  Obtained a dismissal for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in a lawsuit filed by the Greek distributer of Chrysler, Lancia and Jeep products, who claim FCA misled them concerning its future development of the Lancia brand.

Represented several of Key Plastics Corporation's current and former investors, against two insurers who sought coverage under directors' and officers' policies issued by each of the defendant insurers.

Notable practitioners

Dennis Levasseur maintains an impressive practice that sees him advise on IP, securities and franchise/dealer disputes. He also advises clients in arbitration proceedings.

Joseph Shannon has a specialty in advising on disputes concerning the automotive and industrial sectors. Clients say he is "outstanding, extremely thorough and does an excellent job."

About the Team (content provided by Bodman PLC)

We protect clients ranging from local entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies in disputes involving a broad spectrum of issues. Wherever possible, we represent them before formal proceedings start.
We routinely appear before federal and state courts throughout the United States, as well as in a variety of non-judicial forums, including national and international arbitration. Because of our expertise and strong track record, clients frequently turn to us to pursue cases that other firms handled previously, including appeals.
We employ all effective means to resolve disputes efficiently, favorably and cost-effectively. Through experience, we have found that an aggressive and proactive approach to dispute resolution, coupled with close coordination with our clients, produces the best results: early dismissals, favorable settlements, and winning verdicts and awards. Our lawyers have deep experience taking cases to trial and we have the conviction to do so when required.
At all times, we strive for efficiency in staffing and strategy. We use paralegals and support staff where appropriate and incorporate technological advances in dispute management and legal research. We are experienced in working with and directing staff attorney review of discovery materials.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Dykema Gossett PLLC - Litigation Department

-

Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for  Thriving commercial litigation team acting for both sides in a range of high-stakes civil disputes. Possesses an excellent track record representing clients in arbitrations and mediations, as well as state and federal court cases across the USA, on a wide range of antitrust, product liability and real estate-related issues. Well known for its work advising major pharmaceutical and medical device businesses, as well as automotive companies. Also represents clients in the healthcare industry in product liability matters.

Strengths  Sources say: "They are very competent and very responsive. They also have particular expertise in the automotive industry."

Another interviewee states: "They are strategic thinkers who really do work to find a unique solution, not just black and white. They think outside the box, are responsive and are easy to work with."

Work highlights  Represented Midland Credit Management in a nationwide class action complaint alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Defended Sandoz in a product liability claim involving recalled birth control pills.

Notable practitioners

James Feeney "takes what is complex and makes it simple to understand," say sources. He is highlighted for his work in the automotive space and is considered a top choice for high-profile disputes.

Dennis Haffey works with defendants and plaintiffs on complex disputes at the trial and appellate level. His expertise covers shareholder, securities and ERISA litigation.

About the Team (content provided by Dykema Gossett PLLC)

With more than 180 attorneys actively engaged in all aspects of business, commercial, financial services and product liability litigation, Dykema has one of the most experienced, sophisticated and successful litigation and trial practices in the nation. Its litigators are experienced in representing a diverse client base in nearly every substantive area of the law, through trial and appeal. In addition to its practice in state and federal courts throughout the country, Dykema represent clients in administrative proceedings, arbitration tribunals and other alternative dispute resolution forums.

Dykema litigators have successfully handled virtually every type of civil dispute, including those involving complex, high-dollar commercial and contract matters, putative class actions, real estate, partnership, trade secrets, noncompete agreements, financial services and insurance, antitrust, dealer and franchise matters, licenses, trademark and intellectual property, product liability, premises liability, and complex tort claims. Dykema litigators represent entities such as financial institutions, manufacturers, distributors, dealers, retailers, insurance companies and others in a wide variety of commercial matters. They also represent physicians, hospitals and other health care entities in professional liability matters. 

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. - Litigation Department

-

Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for  Highly esteemed group of litigators noted for its experience in major trials and alternative dispute resolution. Experienced in handling product liability cases and tax disputes. Represents an array of Fortune 500 companies, including several major automotive suppliers and manufacturers. Provides coverage across the Midwest and also handles cross-border cases.

Work highlights  Defended Meritor in antitrust litigation concerning allegations of conspiracy to fix the price of automotive exhaust systems.

Represented Washtenaw County, Michigan in a lawsuit alleging the municipal entity illegally assessed taxes upon the county's taxpayers.

Notable practitioners

Carl von Ende has a wealth of experience in a range of contentious matters. He is often seen handling IP, antitrust and securities disputes.

Thomas Cranmer cochairs the practice and is "an outstanding lawyer," report peers. He is a leading practitioner and a go-to name for criminal defense.

About the Team (content provided by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.)

For more 165 years, Miller Canfield litigators have successfully resolved business, products and tax disputes of all kinds through trials, arbitrations, mediation and negotiation in national, state, administrative, regulatory and international jurisdictions. We regularly represent Fortune 500 companies and litigate against, or as co-counsel with, other leading law firms across the country.  We also represent smaller clients, whose needs are as important to us as any other. Our lawyers are supported by top-notch legal assistants and research staff.  We work as a team both within the firm and with our clients and co-counsel. Teamwork is our hallmark.

Our trial lawyers provide coverage throughout the Midwest region, including Ontario, and globally through our international offices and an international network of correspondence law firms. We have an active International Dispute Resolution Section that includes two Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, an organization of international arbitrators.

Court clients include:

  • 16 Fortune 50 companies
  • Top Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Many of the Tier One Automotive Suppliers
  • Many of the major financial service firms
  • Many of the major national and regional banks

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco, PLLC - Litigation Department

-

Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Strong business and commercial litigation boutique advising various domestic and international clients. Skilled in a range of complex disputes relating to business torts, supply chain agreements and professional negligence.

Notable practitioners

Edward Kronk focuses on commercial litigation and often works with automotive suppliers. He has vast experience defending product liability claims.

Keefe Brooks has considerable strength in business tort litigation and insurance coverage disputes. Sources say he is an "excellent" lawyer and highlight his skills as a mediator.

Dan Sharkey is particularly adept at handling disputes as they arise from supply chain issues. He regularly defends clients operating in the automotive sector.

About the Team (content provided by Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco, PLLC)

Department profile not yet provided by Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco, PLLC. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Butzel Long - Litigation Department

-

Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for  Wide-ranging expertise across commercial and criminal disputes and government investigations. Frequently retained by a range of domestic and international clients to assist with significant multiparty contentious matters. Advises on IP, securities and shareholder disputes, as well as automotive recall-related matters.

Strengths  Clients say: "They are professional, straightforward and good to work with."

Sources state: "They were wonderful, organized, top-of-the-line people."

Work highlights  Advised Westcast Industries in a breach of contract lawsuit.

Represented Kiekert in a product liability case concerning an allegation that a defectively designed car-door latch resulted in the death of a girl.

Notable practitioners

David DuMouchel chairs the white-collar team and is expert in advising clients on investigations and prosecutions. Sources describe him as "a premier white-collar defense attorney in this area."

Bruce Sendek works with both plaintiffs and defendants on matters such as contract disputes and environmental claims. Sources say he "knows his stuff and is smart, professional and organized."

About the Team (content provided by Butzel Long)

Butzel Long has a distinguished history of successfully handling arbitration and litigation matters. We have participated in landmark cases beginning in the early twentieth century, where the Michigan Supreme Court acknowledged a President's ability to assert war time powers over utilities, through the present, where the United States Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of affirmative action policies at one of the country's top universities. 

Our litigation and arbitration practice has grown throughout the years. We handle a range of complex issues and areas of litigation, including appeals, bankruptcy and restructuring, business entity disputes, commercial litigation, product liability, professional liability, real estate litigation, technology and electronic discovery issues, and white collar criminal defense and investigations. This has made our firm a destination point for clients with challenging litigation matters. We have extensive experience in every form of dispute resolution, and our practical understanding of the proceedings and our clients' businesses enables us to resolve disputes quickly and efficiently. 


No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, PC - Litigation Department

-

Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Acts for businesses both in Michigan and in federal courts at the trial and appellate level. Broad litigation practice which covers class action, securities, IP and shareholder disputes, among others. Regularly acts for clients in the insurance, energy, finance and aviation industries.

Notable practitioners

Mark Kowalsky is a key contact at the firm.

About the Team (content provided by Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, PC)

Department profile not yet provided by Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, PC. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Miller Johnson - Litigation Department

-

Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for  Grand Rapids-based dispute resolution practice with extensive trial and appellate experience, excelling in antitrust, financial services and employment-related litigation. Particularly well known for its representation of companies in the healthcare, automotive and insurance industries. Also capable of taking on a range of alternative dispute resolution matters, with skilled mediators and arbitration counsel among the team.

Strengths  A client says: "I appreciate that they take the time to learn about our business and assist us."

Work highlights  Acted as co-counsel for Stryker in a patent case, securing a $256 million judgment for their client.

Defended USA Gymnastics in cases brought by over 100 plaintiffs who allege they were sexually assaulted by one of their physicians.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Portinga and David Gass are key contacts.

About the Team (content provided by Miller Johnson)

Department profile not yet provided by Miller Johnson. Please see their firm profile.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Rhoades McKee - Litigation Department

-

Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for  Grand Rapids-based firm with a robust commercial litigation group focusing on financial and accounting disputes, professional negligence actions, and many other contentious issues. Works with clients from a range of sectors, including financial services and retail.

Strengths  Sources say: "They are very professional, polished and approachable."

A source says: "When I have a question they respond to it very quickly and if they do not have the expertise or tools right there, they make sure they get them and follow up."

Work highlights  Secured a substantial jury verdict for Advanced Tooling Systems in connection with a claim brought by a subcontractor.

Represented the majority members of Westrate Farms, which owns a highly coveted tract of land, to help remove an individual from management control who had begun negotiating the sale of the land.

Notable practitioners

Paul McCarthy advises on a range of matters, including defending professionals in malpractice actions. Sources report: "He gets unbelievable results for his clients."

About the Team (content provided by Rhoades McKee)

Rhoades McKee's Litigation Practice Group is best known for complex business, commercial, and shareholder litigation.  The firm leverages the specialization of four JD/CPA’s who practice in our business group, as well as another attorney who holds an LLM.  Further, our commercial trial lawyers have developed unique specializations, including litigation of complex business valuation matters as well as complex financial and accounting matters.

Over 90% of our litigation attorneys are ranked by their peers in other programs including American College of Trial Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Martindale Hubbell.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Warner Norcross + Judd LLP - Litigation Department

-

Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for  Grand Rapids-based firm with a robust commercial disputes team representing an array of clients, including startups and global corporates. Especially well known for its strength in the employment, commercial and IP litigation spaces. Handles both regional and national work.

Strengths  Clients say: "They are very thorough, careful and don't jump to conclusions, but are also creative in providing advice and helping us think through alternatives."

Clients also praise the team for its professionalism, with one saying: "I have worked with lots of other firms and I find Warner Norcross & Judd to be very responsive and they involve us in everything, which I really like."

Work highlights  Defended the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids in a suit alleging negligent supervision and vicarious liability.

Defended Dow Chemical against a former employee who alleged that his employment was terminated in violation of the Michigan Whistleblowers' Protection Act and Michigan public policy.

Notable practitioners

Douglas Dozeman is "one of the best lawyers in West Michigan," according to one source. He regularly handles IP and corporate disputes.

About the Team (content provided by Warner Norcross + Judd LLP)

Litigation accounts for more than one third of ourfirm's practice. More than 25% of our attorneys are litigators. We have stakedour reputation on litigation and take pride in not only our success rate, butour ability to practice complex litigation over a number of differentindustries. 


We provide litigation counsel for Whirlpool Corp., Amway Corp., ConsumersEnergy Co., Daewoo International, Dow Chemical Co., Fifth Third Bank, HaworthInc., and Robert Bosch LLC, among others. Areas of litigation in which weregularly handle include: Antritrust and unfair competition, appellate,banking, financial institutions, creditors' rights, class action defense,commercial and business contracts, construction, criminal defense,divorce/family law, environmental, insurance, intellectual property, labor andemployment, probate, product liability, real property and securities.

Our appellate attorneys have argued more U.S. Supreme Court cases than anyother law firm in Michigan.

No Content Provided

Industries

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Clients

  • {{member.name}}

No Content Provided

Date

Title

{{ article.publishedDate | date: 'longDate' }}

{{article.title}}


Senior Statesperson

Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Eugene Driker of Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, PLLC is a veteran litigator who has extensive expertise in advising clients from the automotive and energy sectors. He also handles mediations and arbitrations.

^ See whole ranking table

Senior Statesperson

Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco, PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Edward Kronk focuses on commercial litigation and often works with automotive suppliers. He has vast experience defending product liability claims.

^ See whole ranking table

Senior Statesperson

Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

From the Chambers USA guide

Carl von Ende has a wealth of experience in a range of contentious matters. He is often seen handling IP, antitrust and securities disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Foley & Lardner LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Norman Ankers of Foley & Lardner LLP has "an excellent reputation in the state" and is "a very bright and hard-working lawyer." His expertise spans business torts and shareholder litigation.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco, PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Keefe Brooks has considerable strength in business tort litigation and insurance coverage disputes. Sources say he is an "excellent" lawyer and highlight his skills as a mediator.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Dykema Gossett PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

James Feeney "takes what is complex and makes it simple to understand," say sources. He is highlighted for his work in the automotive space and is considered a top choice for high-profile disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Philip J. Kessler

Hoffman & Kessler LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Philip Kessler of Hoffman & Kessler LLP is praised by clients for his "great litigation services as well as good general counsel." He has a strong track record in IP disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Dickinson Wright PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Thomas McNeill has a specialty in financial litigation and often handles securities and banking disputes. Sources say he is "a very strong lawyer who is very diligent and a good strategist."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

The Miller Law Firm PC

From the Chambers USA guide

Powell Miller of The Miller Law Firm PC has a particular emphasis on class action and securities disputes. He is highly regarded for his representation of plaintiffs.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Dickinson Wright PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Edward Pappas is "an outstanding lawyer" who is "a real strong commercial litigator," say peers. He handles high-profile commercial disputes, regularly representing clients in mediaton and arbitrations.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

The highly regarded Sharon Woods of Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, PLLC handles matters such as construction and employment disputes. She is also experienced in defending malpractice claims.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Young & Associates

From the Chambers USA guide

Rodger Young of Young & Associates handles a broad range of dispute work, including antitrust, telecommunications and construction litigation. He also often works on shareholder disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Joseph Aviv's litigation practice includes advising on corporate governance, securities, class actions, constitutional law and trusts and estates. Sources describe him as "a very careful, thoughtful and talented lawyer."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Dykema Gossett PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Dennis Haffey works with defendants and plaintiffs on complex disputes at the trial and appellate level. His expertise covers shareholder, securities and ERISA litigation.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Hickey Hauck Bischoff & Jeffers PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Patrick Hickey of Hickey Hauck Bischoff & Jeffers PLLC concentrates on business and employment litigation. He regularly handles trade secret and ERISA disputes. 

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Rhoades McKee

From the Chambers USA guide

Paul McCarthy advises on a range of matters, including defending professionals in malpractice actions. Sources report: "He gets unbelievable results for his clients."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Dickinson Wright PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Daniel Quick concentrates on commercial and business litigation. He regularly advises on shareholder and IP disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

IW Winsten represents businesses in high-stakes commercial disputes, including matters relating to the sale of businesses, shareholder disagreements and real estate developments. One client refers to him as "the best negotiator I have ever met."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Douglas A Dozeman

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Douglas Dozeman is "one of the best lawyers in West Michigan," according to one source. He regularly handles IP and corporate disputes.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Raymond Henney is noted for litigating securities matters in state and federal courts. He also acts as counsel for brokerage and investment advisory firms and is described as being "extremely diligent."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Dennis J Levasseur

Bodman PLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Dennis Levasseur maintains an impressive practice that sees him advise on IP, securities and franchise/dealer disputes. He also advises clients in arbitration proceedings.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Kenneth J. McIntyre

Dickinson Wright PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Kenneth McIntyre cochairs the antitrust practice at the firm. In addition to antitrust disputes, he also handles patent cases and class actions.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Arthur T O'Reilly

Jones Day

From the Chambers USA guide

Arthur O'Reilly of Jones Day handles commercial litigation on behalf of a range of clients, including entities in the healthcare and energy sectors. Sources say he is a "phenomenal" lawyer who is "pragmatic" and "very thoughtful."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Butzel Long

From the Chambers USA guide

Bruce Sendek works with both plaintiffs and defendants on matters such as contract disputes and environmental claims. Sources say he "knows his stuff and is smart, professional and organized."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Bodman PLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Joseph Shannon has a specialty in advising on disputes concerning the automotive and industrial sectors. Clients say he is "outstanding, extremely thorough and does an excellent job."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco, PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Dan Sharkey is particularly adept at handling disputes as they arise from supply chain issues. He regularly defends clients operating in the automotive sector.

^ See whole ranking table