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Smith Haughey Ranked as a 2021 Top-Tier Law Firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

November 09, 2020

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked among the top law firms in the United States in the 2021 edition of “Best Law Firms,” which is published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

The publication’s tiered list ranks law firms based on both practice areas and metropolitan areas. 

Smith Haughey received first tier ratings in the following areas:

Ann Arbor

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Grand Rapids

  • Arbitration
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Smith Haughey also received the following second tier rankings:

Grand Rapids

  • Family Law Mediation
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Tax Law

Finally, Smith Haughey also received the following third tier rankings:

Grand Rapids

  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Law firms were evaluated using surveys submitted by attorneys, clients, marketing officers, and recruitment officers. The surveys gathered data pertaining to expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, integrity, client profiles, diversity, pro-bono commitment, and more.