TC’s Largest Law Firms

Ranked by number of attorneys, based on respondents to a Traverse City Business News email survey.

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge
101 N. Park Street, Ste. 100
Traverse City, MI 49684

Partners: Robert W. Parker (Managing), Janis L. Adams, George F. Bearup, Andrew J. Blodgett, Peter J. Boyles, Jeffrey E. Gwillim, Scott D. Harvey, Charles B. Judson, Gabriel S. Marinaro, Daniel M. Morley, Ronald A. Schuknecht; Jeffrey A. Wonacott, Karrie A. Zeits

No. of attorneys (incl. partners and of counsel): 22

No. of staff: 15

% clients business/individuals: 33%, 67%

Top areas of practice: Agricultural & food processors law; creditor representation in bankruptcy law; banking & commercial transactions; commercial & real property litigation; nonprofit law; labor, employment & employee benefits law; municipal & quasi-municipal law; real estate law; income & property tax law; estate planning & trust and estate administration; criminal defense; gas & oil

Kuhn Rogers PLC
412 South Union Street
Traverse City, MI 49684

Partners: Edward Kuhn, Terry Rogers, A. Brooks Darling, Gregory Donahue, Gregory Jenkins, Gina Bozzer, Edgar Roy, Joe Quandt and Troy Stewart

No. of attorneys (incl. partners and of counsel): 13

No. of staff: 12

% clients business/individuals: 80%, 20%

Top areas of practice: Environmental litigation, estate planning and administration, banking and corporate law, real estate and development, commercial litigation, business taxation, oil and gas law, mediation services, bankruptcy, workers’ compensation, insurance.

Smith & Johnson, Attorneys, P.C.
603 Bay Street
P.O. Box 705
Traverse City, MI  49685
231. 946.0700

Partners: Louis A. Smith, H. Wendell Johnson, Allen G. Anderson, Timothy P. Smith, Kenneth M. Petterson, Robert S. Whims, L. Page Graves, Andrew K. Shotwell

No. of staff:      15

No. of attorneys (incl. partners and Of Counsel): 10

% clients business/individuals: 50%, 50%

Top areas of practice: Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense Law, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, Financial Institution Law, Medical Service Provider Collection Work, Personal Injury Litigation, Probate, Real Estate Matters

Alward Fisher Rice Rowe & Graf PLC
200 E. State St., Ste 100
Traverse City, MI 49684

Partners: Thomas R. Alward, Joseph C. Fisher, Susan J. Rice, David H. Rowe, Nicole R. Graf

No. of attorneys: 7

No. of staff: 8

% clients business/individuals:85%, 15%

Top practice areas: Business and corporate law, bankruptcy, collections and foreclosure, banking and creditor’s rights, civil litigation, real estate law/development, estate planning, criminal law and family law

Bishop & Heintz, P.C.
440 West Front Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684

Partners: Douglas S. Bishop, Patrick E. Heintz, David A. Cvengros, Steven R. Fox

No. of attorneys (incl. partners and of counsel): 7

No. of staff: 5

% clients business/individuals: 60%, 40%

Top areas of practice: intellectual property; patent, trademark and copyright law; banking; business and commercial; real estate; estate planning; oil and gas law; domestic relations; criminal defense; health law; general civil litigation; personal injury.

Dingeman & Dancer, PLC
100 Park Street
Traverse City, MI 49684

Partners: Daniel J. Dingeman, Mark R. Dancer

No. of attorneys (incl. partners and of counsel): 6

No. of staff: 7

% clients business/individuals: 24%, 76%

Top areas of practice: real estate, personal injury, auto accidents, estate planning, health care, wrongful death, business, litigation, oil and gas, construction, cottage law

Traverse Legal, PLC
810 Cottageview Dr, G20
Traverse City MI 49684

Partners: Mark Clark, Brian Hall, Enrico Schaefer

No. of attorneys (incl. partners and Of Counsel): 6

No. of staff: 4

% clients business/individuals: 85%, 15%

Top areas of practice: Intellectual property, trademarks, copyrights patents, internet and technology law