Smith Haughey Listed as a Top Tier Law Firm by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 16, 2010-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 inaugural publication of “Best Law Firms,” published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

The publication’s tiered list ranked law firms based on both practice areas and metropolitan areas. Smith Haughey received first tier ratings in the following areas:

Ann Arbor –

  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Grand Rapids –

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice Law- Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law- Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation- Defendants

In addition to these first tier rankings, Smith Haughey also received the following second tier rankings:

Grand Rapids –

  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Finally, 14 Smith Haughey attorneys are included on this year’s list of “Best Lawyers in America,” published by Best Lawyers.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers joined forces to create this list of top law firms described as “the most powerful law firm rankings in the profession.” 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.