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Plunkett Cooney named among 2023 Best Law Firms in America 


Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, received national recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as one of the 2023 Best Law Firms.

“Plunkett Cooney is listed each year as a Best Law Firm, which I believe validates the tremendous work ethic and expertise of our attorneys and staff, and it highlights their ability to obtain the great results our clients expect,” said the firm’s President & CEO Thomas P. Vincent. “This recognition confirms that Plunkett Cooney is among the best of the best.”

Using a tiered rather than a ranked system, tier positions were assigned to law firms in 188 metropolitan areas in 127 specialties, based on 12.2 million evaluations of over 115,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms. Plunkett Cooney was recognized in the following 12 first- and second-tier metropolitan categories in Michigan and Ohio:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Municipal
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

The current edition of Best Lawyers recognizes the “Best Law Firms” on a national and regional-based scale with ranking based on practice and metropolitan areas. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of business and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 140 attorneys in seven Michigan cities, as well as in Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms, and it was recently named the 2022 Law Firm of the Year by ALFA International, one of the world’s leading law firm referral networks.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney’s recognition in the “Best Law Firms” 2023 edition, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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