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Maddin Hauser Ranked in 2016 “Best Law Firms”


Maddin Hauser has been ranked on the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.

“Maddin Hauser is honored to be ranked again this year in the top tiers within so many of our principal practice areas,” said President and CEO Steven D. Sallen. “This recognition is a testament to our entire firm’s dedication to providing our clients with timely legal advice and creative solutions across a wide spectrum of legal practice areas.”

The firm’s Detroit metropolitan rankings are as follows:

Tier 1:

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

Tier 2:

  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 3:

  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate

The firm was also ranked nationally as a Tier 3 firm in Franchise Law.

Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The 2016 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, for the fifth consecutive year, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.