Smith Haughey Named a “Best Law Firm” for 2020

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 2020 edition of “Best Law Firms,” which is published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

The publication’s tiered list ranks law firms based on both practice areas and metropolitan areas.

Smith Haughey received first tier ratings in the following areas:

Ann Arbor

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Grand Rapids

  • Arbitration
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Smith Haughey also received the following second tier rankings:

Grand Rapids

  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Tax Law


Finally, Smith Haughey also received the following third tier rankings:

Grand Rapids

  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law

U.S. News and Best Lawyers joined forces to create the list of top law firms for its 10th 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.