National Law Journal Names Plunkett Cooney Among Top Largest Law Firms

July 1, 2014 06:25 AM

For the third consecutive year, Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest law firms, has been listed among the 350 largest law firms in the United States by the National Law Journal (NLJ).

“Having just celebrated the firm’s centennial anniversary, this designation reminds us that stability is a key to Plunkett Cooney’s success,” said Plunkett Cooney President and CEO, Henry B. Cooney. “The firm’s management team continues to invest in attracting and retaining talented personnel as well as making sure that the firm has the expertise to meet our clients’ growing needs and concerns.”

In determining its list of the top law firms, the NLJ, one of the leading legal industry newspapers, surveyed hundreds of firms to identify the 350 largest. The lawyer totals were based on the average number of full-time equivalent attorneys for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2013.

For more than 30 years, the NLJ has published its list of largest firms. Plunkett Cooney, which was ranked 254 in 2012, moved 11 spots to 243 in the 2013 survey.

Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of litigation and transactional services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm represents clients in such diverse practice areas as appellate law, banking law, bankruptcy, business litigation, construction law, corporate law, environmental liability, healthcare law, insurance law, labor and employment law; marine liability, mergers and acquisitions; motor vehicle liability, medical malpractice, municipal liability, product liability, professional liability, title insurance, and workers’ compensation.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs over 150 attorneys in nine Michigan cities and one each in Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm has also achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, a leading peer-to-peer review service to the legal industry. Plunkett Cooney was also named by Fortune magazine and LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell as one of the top law firms in the United States.

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