Honigman again receives top ranking from Chambers USA

For the sixth consecutive year, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is the only Michigan law firm to receive the highest ranking for its Corporate/M&A and Real Estate practices in the 2013 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Chambers). Honigman also received the highest ranking for its General Commercial Litigation practice, and 22 of the firm’s attorneys-the most Michigan attorneys of all law firms-were recognized as “Key Individuals.”

In addition, Chambers recognized Honigman’s Banking & Finance and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practices with a No. 2 ranking and its Labor & Employment practice with a No. 3 ranking.

Regarding Honigman’s Corporate/M&A practice, Chambers noted, “This group is singled out as Michigan’s market-leading corporate practice, and is highly recommended across a broad spectrum of transactional and regulatory specialties. The team has a strong focus on the private equity sector and is also active in the fields of public M&A, corporate governance and venture capital.”

With regard to its Real Estate practice, Chambers stated, “This group is widely regarded as Michigan’s preeminent real estate practice. It is well equipped to provide market-leading advice on a comprehensive range of real estate matters, and has particular expertise in the retail, affordable housing and hospitality sectors.”

For Honigman’s Litigation: General Commercial practice, Chambers noted, “This group is regarded as one of Michigan’s finest litigation practices. It handles a diverse range of commercial disputes and has distinguished itself most notably in the areas of antitrust, securities, corporate governance, e-discovery and real estate tax appeals. It is also known as one of the leading IP litigation teams in the state.”

Chambers named the following Honigman attorneys as “Key Individuals:”

Banking & Finance (Bankruptcy): Donald F. Baty, Jr. (Detroit) and E. Todd Sable (Detroit).

Corporate/M&A: Michael D. DuBay (Detroit); David Foltyn (Detroit); Barbara A. Kaye (Ann Arbor); Donald J. Kunz (Detroit); David N. Parsigian (Ann Arbor); and Alan S. Schwartz (Detroit).

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation: Michael J. Friedman (Detroit) and Gregory G. Schermerhorn (Detroit).

Labor & Employment: William D. Sargent (Detroit)

Litigation: General Commercial: Norman C. Ankers (Detroit); Joseph Aviv (Bloomfield Hills); Raymond W. Henney (Detroit); I.W. Winsten (Detroit); and Richard E. Zuckerman (Detroit)

Real Estate: Richard J. Burstein (Bloomfield Hills); Gregory J. DeMars (Detroit); Denise J. Lewis (Detroit); Howard N. Luckoff (Bloomfield Hills); Lawrence D. McLaughlin (Detroit and   Bloomfield Hills); and J. Adam Rothstein (Bloomfield Hills)