Smith Haughey Listed As A Top Tier Law Firm By U.S. News And Best Lawyers

Grand Rapids, Mich., November 30, 2011 — 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,” 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
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction Law
    • Legal Malpractice Law  – Defendants
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
    • Personal Injury Litigation  – Defendants
  • Northern Michigan
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Trusts & Estates Law

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

  • Grand Rapids
    • Mediation

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.

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, 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