Honigman LLP

Honigman LLP

4 Star Rating     3 reviews

Main Office:

2290 First National Building, 660 Woodward Avenue | Detroit | MI | 48226-3506

Phone: 313-465-7000 | Fax: 313-465-8000

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Year of establishment 1948 Number of partners 204
Number of offices 7 Partner to associate ratio 3.20
Biggest office Detroit Percentage of women attorneys 28.70
Number of attorneys 275 Percentage of minority attorneys 12.00
Number of associates 63 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.40
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Honigman LLP Reviews

- Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Advice to law firm management: The best advice for you guys it to make sure that everyone stays happy and any problems are swiftly dealt with.

Pros: Everyone here is paid fairly and we all are given generous amounts of vacation days to use as we wish.

Cons: The work can kind of drag on at times and honestly isn't really anything special or to write home about.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

- Reviewed on October 24, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Take care of your support staff.

Pros: They have a great benefits package. The hours are flexible. Workers are very supportive.

Cons: They want to make their attorneys happy and don't really care about the support staff. The environment is cliquish.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is a leading business law firm serving clients locally, nationally and internationally from its Midwest base. We counsel clients on complex legal issues in more than 50 areas of legal practice and pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ businesses, and being exceptionally responsive to their business goals and needs. Honigman is on the forefront of developing new approaches to add value to our client service. With our innovative administrative approaches, project management skills and client service teams, Honigman is able to work proactively with its clients to deliver outstanding service and results. The extraordinary proficiency of our attorneys and staff, our client service ethic and our Midwest cost structure allows Honigman to successfully compete with some of the nation’s largest law firms.

Practice Areas

Honigman LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Advertising And Marketing
  • Affordable Housing
  • Antitrust And Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Bankruptcy Reorganization And Creditor Rights
  • Business Immigration
  • Captive Insurance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Planning
  • Corporate
  • Data Security And Privacy Litigation
  • Economic Development Incentives
  • E Discovery And Information Management
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Counseling And Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Employment Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government Relations And Regulatory
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality And Lodging
  • Industrial And Office
  • Information And Technology Transactions
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Recovery And Advisory
  • Insurance Regulatory
  • Insurance Tax
  • Insurance Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International Transactions
  • Labor And Employment
  • Labor
  • Management Relations
  • Leasing
  • Lending And Finance
  • Litigation
  • Matrimonial And Family Law
  • Multifamily And Manufactured Housing
  • Noncompete Agreements And Trade Secrets
  • Patent
  • Private Equity
  • Private Equity Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring Workouts And Loan Sales
  • Retail
  • Securities And Corporate Governance
  • Securities And Corporate Governance Litigation
  • State And Local Tax
  • Sustainability And Renewable Energy
  • Tax
  • Tax Appeals
  • Trademark And Copyright
  • Trusts And Estates
  • Trusts And Estates Litigation
  • Urban Redevelopment
  • Venture Capital
  • Wage And Hour Matters
  • White Collar Crime And Investigations
  • Zoning And Land Use

Hiring Criteria

Honigman LLP follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.

Superior law school achievement, commitment to excellence, self-starter, strong interpersonal skills, good judgment and prior work experience.

Pro bono

Honigman has been named pro bono Firm of the Year by numerous organizations, including The Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, Community Legal Resources, Habitat for Humanity and Legal Aid and Defender Association. Honigman also co-founded (with General Motors Corporation and Ford Motor Company_ the Detroit Legal Services Clinic, an established pro bono service that has served thousands of low-income clients.

Notable cases

  • Ashley v. J.P. Morgan Securities (Financial Institution Regulatory ... genetically modified Starlink corn; court approved favorable settlement of consumer cases in 2002. Merger of SBC and Ameritech (Illinois Commerce Commission

Honigman LLP Awards and Recognitions

Ranked number one law firm in Michigan for the key practice areas of Corporate/M&A, Litigation and Real Estate by Chambers USA: America


Diversity is acknowledging, accepting, understanding and valuing the differences among people. At Honigman, our commitment to diversity is a fundamental part of our culture and our continued success. We truly believe that the diversity within our firm enhances our ability to attract and retain talented attorneys and staff, and helps us better relate to and serve our clients. In today

Summer associate program

At Honigman, we are committed to offering our summer associates a stimulating, realistic and exciting slice of legal life.

By joining our Summer Associate Program, you will experience challenging days filled with client work, relationship-building opportunities and lively activities. You will be an important part of the team, interacting with attorneys and other professionals who are open, accessible, and friendly. Our goal is to help you evaluate your career interests and shape your future as a knowledgeable, well-rounded lawyer.

We offer employment to law students for the summer following their second year of law school. The Summer Associate Program is designed to ensure that each of our summer associates obtains a meaningful "hands on" understanding of what it is like to practice law at our firm. Summer associates participate in a variety of stimulating, intellectually challenging work assignments, observation opportunities, training, feedback sessions, social events and informal gatherings. Whenever possible, we involve students in conference calls and meetings on matters in which they are involved.

We hire every 2L summer associate with the hope and expectation that he or she will become our colleague upon graduation from law school. We look forward to getting to know you and we appreciate your interest in Honigman.

Working for the Honigman LLP

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Legal Secretary The candidate will prepare legal documents from dictation and general secretarial duties including scheduling.
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Discovery Center Staff Attorney The candidate will be reviewing large volumes of electronically stored information and evaluating the application of privilege, redaction, and/or confidentiality to that information. Work will primarily be done remotely on firm-issued equipment. Must have 1-3 years of litigation or document review experience. Should be proficient in the use of Relativity software and be licensed (or willing and able to become lice...
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