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Firm receives top Martindale-Hubbell rating for quality, service


Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, recently received a top AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell™, a leading legal services peer and client review service.

According to Martindale-Hubbell, the AV® Preeminent™ rating is an objective indicator of a firm’s high ethical standards and professional ability and is based on feedback provided by clients and peers of the firm’s attorneys who participated in Martindale-Hubbell’s annual legal industry survey. Less than five percent of all law firms qualify and are included on the list.

“This is a significant accomplishment for Plunkett Cooney and is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our attorneys and staff,” said the firm’s President and CEO, Henry B. Cooney. “I’m extremely happy and proud to know that our clients and peers from other firms consider Plunkett Cooney to be a top tier law firm.”

Following its award notification, Plunkett Cooney was listed among Martindale-Hubbell’s AV® Preeminent™ firms in a special feature appearing in a recent issue of Fortune magazine.

In addition to Plunkett Cooney’s firm level rating, over 56 percent of its attorneys have personally received an AV® Preeminent™ rating based on feedback from their peers. According to Martindale-Hubbell, Plunkett Cooney has one of the highest percentages of AV® Preeminent™ rated attorneys.

Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of litigation and transactional services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm represents clients in such diverse areas as appellate law, banking law, bankruptcy, business litigation, construction law, corporate law, environmental liability, healthcare law, insurance law, labor and employment law, marine liability, mergers and acquisitions, 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. Plunkett Cooney was also recently named “Go-To” Law Firm for litigation by American Lawyer Media and has received numerous honors as a top workplace.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney’s AV® Preeminent™ status, please contact the firm’s Practice Development Manager John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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