Secrest Wardle has proudly received multiple rankings on the U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers 2020 “Best Law Firms” list in the following categories:

Metropolitan Tier 1 – Troy: Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Insurance, and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 2 – Troy: Litigation – Municipal

Metropolitan Tier 3 – Troy: Arbitration, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, and Municipal Law

Firms included in the 2020 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The 2020 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client votes received on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer recognized first in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

Over 15,000 lawyers provided more than 1,229,000 law firm assessments, and over 12,000 clients provided more than 107,000 evaluations. A total of 14,931 law firms were reviewed throughout the United States. Awards were given in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan practice areas. Additionally, one “Law Firm of the Year” is named in 75 nationally ranked practice areas.

Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are listed on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the high level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and practice areas. The 2020 Best Law Firms rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting

Secrest Wardle is a law firm specializing in defense litigation and counsel for insurance, municipal, and commercial clients headquartered in Troy, Michigan, with additional offices in Grand Rapids and Lansing. For additional information, please visit​.