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Plunkett Cooney joins national ‘Go-To’ Law Firm list for litigation


Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, was recently named by American Lawyer Media (ALM) as a "go-to" law firm in the area of litigation for companies among the Fortune 500.

All firms appearing on the “go-to” list must be named unprompted by Fortune 500 clients surveyed by ALM, a leading provider of legal news and publications such as Corporate Counsel and The National Law Journal. Plunkett Cooney has the distinction of being named to the top performing law firm list by national retail giant Home Depot.

“To be named one of Home Depot’s “go-to” law firms is a great honor,” said Plunkett Cooney President and CEO, Henry B. Cooney. “Being named to this prestigious list of firms is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our attorneys and staff who try to deliver value to their clients every day.”

The complete list of go-to law-firms was featured in ALM's 2012 Spring Edition of “Litigation” – a stand alone supplement distributed in the May editions of Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer magazine.

Data collected from surveys about each company’s primary law firms, information that is featured in the In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies featuring Go-To Law Firms® guide, incorporates responses from general counsel at each of the top 500 companies. Survey questions included to which outside law firms the general counsel turned for assistance in (1) corporate transactions/mergers & acquisitions, (2) intellectual property, (3) labor & employment, (4) litigation, (5) securities, (6) Canada and (7) international.

Primary law firm refers to the law firms that are on the company's preferred list; the "go-to" firms for a specified practice area; firms that handled the most important cases in the previous year; firms used most often; and/or firms with the most billings from that company.

Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm provides litigation services in such diverse areas as appellate law, business litigation, construction law, environmental liability, healthcare law, insurance law, labor and employment law, marine liability, motor vehicle liability, medical malpractice, municipal liability, product liability, professional liability, title insurance and workers’ compensation.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs over 160 attorneys in nine Michigan cities and one each in Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm, which provides a range of transactional and litigation services, has also achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. Plunkett Cooney was also named by Fortune magazine and LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell as one of the top law firms in the United States.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney named a  “Go-To” Law Firm for litigation, contact the firm’s Practice Development Manager John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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