Duly Noted

24 Mika Myers attorneys featured in Best Lawyers in America list

Mika Meyers PLC, a law firm based in Grand Rapids, has 24 attorneys included in the 2017 edition of the Best Lawyers in America.

The following Mika Meyers’ attorneys will be included in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers: Elizabeth K. Bransdorfer, Scott S. Brinkmeyer, James R. Brown, John M. DeVries, Douglas A. Donnell, Scott E. Dwyer, David R. Fernstrum, Larry J. Gardner, Fredric N. Goldberg, John H. Gretzinger, Michael C. Haines, William A. Horn, Neil P. Jansen, Neil L. Kimball, Daniel J. Kozera, Daniel R. Kubiak, Ross A. Leisman,
Jennifer A. Puplava, James F. Scales, Timothy J. Tornga, Mark A. Van Allsburg, Claude L. Vander Ploeg, James K. White and Nathaniel R. Wolf.

Lawyers are selected for inclusion solely on the basis of a nationally-conducted peer-review survey in which more than 25,000 leading lawyers vote on the legal abilities and professional achievements of other lawyers in their specialties.


Warner Norcross named one of the ‘Cool Places to Work’

What makes a law firm a cool place to work? At Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, the answer comes back to water slides, bagels and yoga.

For the sixth time, Crain’s Detroit Business has recognized the firm as one of the top “Cool Places to Work” for large employers. Warner Norcross was selected for its commitment to work-life balance, workplace flexibility and excellent compensation and benefits package.  Additional factors ranged from vacation time to support for community service to communication with supervisors.

Warner Norcross is one of the largest law firms in Michigan with 230 attorneys practicing in eight offices.

“We are delighted to again receive this recognition, which is based upon employee feedback,” said Douglas A. Dozeman, managing partner for Warner Norcross. “Providing the best service to our clients starts with making a commitment to providing the best working environment for our team members. We constantly strive to make sure we are staying atop the ever-changing needs in our workplace and responding to feedback.”

Some factors that go into making Warner Norcross a cool place to work include:

—Great Wolf Lodge family get-away weekends and other fun events

—Free bagels, fruit, granola and healthy snacks

 —On-site health coach and nutritionist

 —On-site fitness classes such as cardio kickboxing and yoga