We serve a broad range of clients – from individuals and startups to large corporations and governmental bodies.
We do not take a "cookie-cutter" approach. We look for the most expedient ways to address each client's particular legal issues.
In a very real sense, we are "lawyers' lawyers" – we have represented seven of the largest law firms in Michigan when they have had legal issues. This says a lot about our reputation and record of success.
We have avoided unrestrained expansion in favor of maintaining a close-knit working group. We put matters under direct control of experienced attorneys, not filtered through layers of associates and paralegals.
We take pride in responding rapidly to clients' needs, using common-sense judgment as well as cutting-edge legal strategy.
We have received high national and state honors. Over half of our lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America. U.S. News/Best Lawyers gives our comparatively-small firm a national ranking for Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Litigation. In the Detroit Metropolitan area, U.S. News/Best Lawyers ranked us top-tier for Appellate Practice, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law, Antitrust Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, Real Estate Law and Litigation, Professional Malpractice Defense, and Trusts & Estates Law.
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Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker was founded in Detroit in 1968. We're proud to still be in the heart of Downtown, between the Federal Courthouse and Cobo Center.