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Plunkett Cooney receives eighth consecutive top company honor


For the eighth consecutive year, the Michigan Business & Professional Association (MBPA) has named Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, as one of “Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.”

“Our entire management team is excited to win this honor again,” said Henry B. Cooney, the firm’s President and CEO. “Plunkett Cooney is a great place to work because of our people. As a management team, we simply tap into their spirit and find new ways to keep our firm evolving.”

The MBPA honored the 101 Best and Brightest companies its a human resources symposium and awards luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Henry Hotel located at 300 Town Center Drive in Dearborn. The “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” honor is presented annually in several markets, including Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta and Houston, as well as nationally. 

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives and strategic company performance.

Based in Warren, Mich., the Michigan Business & Professional Association (MBPA) is the largest business organization of small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan, representing more than 20,000 members who employ over 200,0000 persons. Members include attorneys, physicians, architects, accountants, construction companies, banks, retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and the like. For more information, visit

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs approximately 160 attorneys in nine Michigan cities, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm, which provides a range of transactional and litigation defense services, has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms.

Plunkett Cooney maintains a “Great Place to Work” program firm wide to enhance the work experience for all employees. This program goes beyond compensation to focus on added value benefits in addition to the traditional health, vision, dental and insurance plans offered by most companies. The program includes such opportunities as continuing education, special events, employee convenience services, diversity recruitment and retention, mentoring and much more.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney being named one of the “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For,” contact the firm’s Practice Development Manager John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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