Secrest Wardle has proudly received multiple rankings on the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms” list in the following categories:

Metropolitan Tier 1 – Troy
-Insurance Law
-Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
-Litigation – Insurance
-Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 2 – Troy
-Litigation – Municipal

Metropolitan Tier 3 – Troy
-Land Use & Zoning Law
-Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
-Municipal Law

Firms included in the 2021 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. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

The 2021 rankings are based on the highest lawyer and firm participation on record with 8.3 million evaluations of over 110,000 lawyers from over 22,000 firms. A total of 15,587 law firms were reviewed throughout the United States. Awards were given in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan 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 2021 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