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Plunkett Cooney among ‘Best and Brightest Companies’ in Michigan


The Michigan Business & Professional Association (MBPA) recently named Plunkett Cooney as one of the “Metropolitan Detroit’s 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 culture and focus on client service. Our success is based on the hard work of our attorneys and staff, and we continually try to find new ways to keep growing and improving our firm.”

The MBPA will honor the Best and Brightest companies at a luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance in downtown Detroit. The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” honor is presented annually in several national markets, including Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta and Houston. 

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories, including 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.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the Michigan Business and Professional Association that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. 

The MBPA is a statewide organization that provides programs and community initiatives to more than 150,000 businesses. 

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs over 150 attorneys in its offices which are located in nine Michigan cities; Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading international directory of law firms, and is listed among the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2015. Plunkett Cooney has also received several awards naming the firm as a top place to work within the legal industry.

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 “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For,” contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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