Honigman is a business law firm that operates with an eye towards responsiveness and innovation in all that we do. Founded in Detroit in 1948, we’ve expanded to include offices across Michigan, to Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Our sophisticated attorneys counsel clients on complex issues in more than 60 legal practice areas. We’re proud to have recruited the best and brightest legal minds from across the United States – including from the U.S. Department of Justice, Am Law 50 firms, and leading global organizations – to help further strengthen our practice group expertise.

We’re proud of our promise to diversity, equity and inclusion; living that commitment every day with our clients and the community.

Our firm remains at the forefront of innovation by creating new approaches to leverage our intellectual horsepower while adding value for our clients. We stay on top of the latest legal trends in M&A, private equity, and consulting on growth companies. We help clients get ahead of intellectual property, security and other risks with customized, yet practical solutions.

Among our recent accolades:

  • Ranked a Band 1 firm for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, IP, Real Estate, and Litigation in Michigan in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Additionally, our Labor and Employment and Immigration practices are ranked in Michigan and our Intellectual Property and Insurance departments are recognized in Illinois.
  • We received a National ranking for 17 of our key practice areas in U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America named 165 of our lawyers, 11 of whom are also named "Lawyer of the Year" in 2024.

Now that you know more about us, we invite you to explore our website, meet our attorneys and see why we’ve been known as an iconic law firm for more than seven decades.

News & Insights


Ranked the largest law firm in Metro Detroit in Crain's Detroit Business 2022


Ranked among the top 10 law firms in the country for intellectual property patent work in The BTI Consulting Group’s report entitled BTI Intellectual Property Outlook: Changes, Trends and Opportunities in IP & IP Litigation.

Recognized on the Most-Favored IP Departments list, in which a primary factor for inclusion is customer service.


Twenty-four attorneys are ranked as leading attorneys in their profession by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2023.

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