Traverse City, Mich., November 1, 2013 — 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 publication “Best Law Firms” 2014, published by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.
The publication’s tiered list ranks law firms based on both practice areas and metropolitan areas. For the Northern Michigan metropolitan area, Smith Haughey received first tier ratings in the following areas:
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Trusts & Estates Law
In addition to these first tier rankings, Smith Haughey also received the following Northern Michigan second tier rankings in the Insurance Law practice area.
U.S. News and Best Lawyers joined forces to create this list of top law firms for its fourth consecutive year. The rankings provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of data used to develop the rankings. 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.
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge has been helping our clients overcome challenges and take advantage of opportunities since 1941. With offices in Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Muskegon and Traverse City, and more than 85 attorneys and counselors, we offer some of the most comprehensive legal experience available. For more information about the firm, call 231.929.4878 or visit www.shrr.com.