Duly Noted

Foster Swift Named to Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List and Rated Tier 1 in 25 Practice Areas

Foster Swift was included in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers®  “Best Law Firms” list as a Tier 1 Law firm in 25 practice areas. Foster Swift's Lansing office was awarded 20 Tier 1 ranked practice areas, with three more Tier 1 rankings going to their Grand Rapids office and two for the Southfield office.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process. The process includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review and review of additional information provided by law firms regarding demographic and background information on the firm and its attorneys. To be considered for inclusion on the list, law firms must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro area—Foster Swift had 46 lawyers named Best Lawyers for 2018.

The Metropolitan Tier 1 rankins were in the following areas:

Detroit: Health Care Law; Labor Law - Management. Grand Rapids: Arbitration; Insurance Law; Mediation. Lansing: Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Elder Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Environmental Law; Health Care Law; Litigation - Environmental; Litigation - Real Estate; Litigation - Trusts & Estates; Mediation; Natural Resources Law; Non-Profit / Charities Law; Real Estate Law; Tax Law; Trusts & Estates Law; Workers' Compensation Law - Employers.

The Metropolitan Tier 2 rankings in Grand Rapids were for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Corporate Law; Litigation - Tax; and Tax Law.

The Grand Rapids office of Foster Swift also rated a Metropolitan Tier 3 ranking in Litigation - Bankruptcy. 0

Since 1902, Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC has provided comprehensive legal services to businesses, municipalities and individuals. The firm employs 100-plus attorneys and over 100 support staff in six locations; Lansing, Detroit, Southfield, Grand Rapids Holland and St. Joseph.  For more information about the firm, its attorneys and to access recent publications, visit www.fosterswift.comwww.fosterswift.com.