Duly Noted

Michigan Supreme Court names Mark Trusock Chief Judge

On Nov. 15, the Michigan Supreme Court released an order ADM File No. 2017-01 stating: “Pursuant to MCR 8.110, IT IS ORDERED that the Honorable Mark A. Trusock is appointed as chief judge of the 17th Circuit Court (Kent County) for the two-year period commencing January 1, 2018.”


Warner Norcross ranked Top-Tier Law Firm

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP has been ranked one of the “Best Law Firms” by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report.

Four of the firm’s offices received top-tier ratings in multiple practice areas. The criteria for inclusion included firm practice areas, expertise, responsiveness, integrity, litigation and major legal matters, cost-effectiveness, pro-bono commitment and diversity.
Best Lawyers, which also produces the industry’s leading annual peer review of attorneys, teamed with U.S. News & World Report to conduct extensive surveys of attorneys included in Best Lawyers and from clients and attorneys submitted as references by law firms.

Warner Norcross was recognized in the first tier of law firms in Grand Rapids for the following areas of the law: Appellate practice; Banking and finance; Bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights / insolvency and reorganization; Business organizations, including LLCs and partnerships; Closely held companies and family businesses; Commercial; Corporate; Employee benefits; Employment – management; Environmental; Family; Financial services regulation; Health care; International trade and finance; Labor – management; Environmental, intellectual property, patent, securities, trusts and estates, bankruptcy, banking and finance, personal injury and product liability litigation; Mergers and acquisitions; Natural resources; Non-profit/charities; Patent; Real estate; Tax; Trademark; Trusts and estates; and Water law.

Additionally, the firm’s Southfield and Macomb offices were recognized for closely held companies and family businesses, commercial litigation, corporate, employee benefits, environmental, health care, regulatory enforcement litigation, non-profit and charities, and tax.

Warner Norcross’s Midland office was recognized for bankruptcy and creditors rights/insolvency and reorganization law. Kalamazoo was recognized for commercial litigation, corporate, antitrust litigation, corporate employment law and mediation. Lansing was recognized for eminent domain and condemnation, government relations, environmental litigation and construction litigation.

Warner Norcross also has 97 attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. Attorneys from each of the firm’s eight offices were featured in the 2018 listings, which were released earlier this year.


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