Sullivan, Ward, Patton, Gleeson & Felty, P.C. Ranked in 2022 "Best Law Firms"
Sullivan, Ward, Patton, Gleeson & Felty, P.C. has been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 1 practice areas and regionally in 8 practice areas.
In addition, the firm has been named "Law Firm of the Year" in:
Firms included in the 2022 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The 2022 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"; includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan - based practice areas. Additionally, one "Law Firm of the Year" was named in each nationally-ranked practice area.
Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
Sullivan, Ward, Patton, Gleeson & Felty, P.C. received the following rankings in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms":
- National Tier 3
- Litigation - Construction
- Regional Tier 1
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Law
- Litigation - Construction
- Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
- Regional Tier 2
- Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
- Regional Tier 3
- Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
- Litigation - Environmental
- Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
About Sullivan, Ward, Patton, Gleeson & Felty, P.C.
Founded in 1951, Sullivan, Ward, Asher & Patton P.C. is a business and litigation law firm serving national corporations, businesses of all sizes, families and individuals in a wide variety of legal matters. We assist clients across the country from our offices in Southfield and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Chicago, Illinois. Our firm numbers nearly 50 attorneys, supported by 45 staff and legal professionals.
Sullivan Ward has earned the prestigious AV rating for legal excellence by Martindale Hubbell. Several of our members are nationally recognized as among the top practitioners in their fields by The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Thomson Reuters (publishers of Michigan “Super Lawyers” and Michigan “Rising Stars”), DBusiness Magazine and many others. Sullivan Ward has also achieved Tier One Status in the US News and World Report Ranking.
We are known for the diverse backgrounds and broad work experience of our attorneys. Combined with our legal acumen and training, these attributes bring an industry insider’s perspective to the practice of law. It is the hallmark of our firm, and a reflection of our founders’ philosophy of “doing what we know best.”
Our attorneys possess experience beyond book training, including real-world work experience and accumulated knowledge relevant to their areas of practice. Before practicing law, many of us owned, operated or directed family businesses, oversaw corporations, founded start-ups and ran entrepreneurial enterprises. We worked for engineering concerns, insurance companies, banks and other financial institutions. Our attorneys previously served in municipal government, state legislature and legislative agencies; were commissioned and non-commissioned officers in the military; and managed and directed healthcare institutions and charitable organizations.
At Sullivan Ward, we surround ourselves with like-minded people who appreciate our roll-up-the-sleeves environment. From attorneys to staff, each day we re-dedicate ourselves to the success of our clients. Their hard work inspires, motivates and challenges us to demand equal measure of ourselves. For every one of us, it is the very reason we do what we do.
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