Honigman Celebrates its 75th Anniversary

Firm Highlights Its Rich History, Accomplishments and Bright Future
Press Release

Michigan’s largest law firm, Honigman LLP, with more than 600 professionals who serve clients both nationally and globally, is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its formation. With over 350 attorneys practicing in over 60 different areas of law, Honigman now has offices in Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Israel. 

“Honigman’s 75 years of growth has positioned our firm to be at the forefront of excellence and innovation,” said firm Chair and CEO, David Foltyn. Honigman’s success reflects our founding partners’ steadfast dedication to our team, clients and communities. They established the firm with a mission to grow into the most prominent law firm in Michigan, and that is exactly what the firm has become.  Our strategic initiatives and positioning in today’s crowded legal market directly follow and expand upon our founders' vision and values.”

Jason Honigman and Milton J. Miller established the firm in 1948 in Detroit’s First National Building, which continues to be the firm’s headquarters. Joined by Alan E. Schwartz in 1952 and Irwin and Avern Cohn who merged their firm with Honigman Miller and Schwartz in 1961, the firm has thrived by following the core values established by its founders.  Honigman prides itself on its outstanding lawyers and staff who are devoted to legal excellence, innovation and outstanding, value-driven client service.  The firm also has a deep history of community and political leadership and involvement.

Honigman consistently receives Band 1 rankings each year from Chambers USA. In U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Lawyers rankings, Honigman received national recognition for 17 of its key practice areas and 147 Honigman attorneys were named among the “Best Lawyers in America” – 16 receiving “Lawyer of the Year” recognition. Honigman was also recently recognized for its innovation in client service by both The American Lawyer and the Financial Times

Honigman’s commitment to its culture and work environment is reflected in the numerous accolades the firm has received over the years as a leading employer, including being recently named to the “Top 101 Companies to Work for in the Nation” and “Best and Brightest to Work For” regionally in Chicago, West Michigan, and Metropolitan Detroit.  The firm’s Mansfield 5.0 certification reflects the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion to its values and future.

About Honigman
Honigman is an Am Law 200 full-service, general business law firm with more than 350 attorneys in Chicago, Michigan (Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Lansing), Washington, D.C. and its newest office in Israel (through its wholly owned subsidiary, Honigman Law Israel). Honigman lawyers counsel clients on complex issues in more than 60 areas of law. For more information, visit www.honigman.com.


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