Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn

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Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Headquarters Detroit, Michigan
 United States
No. of offices 7[1]
No. of attorneys nearly 300
Major practice areas General Practice
Date founded 1948; 69 years ago (1948)
Founder Jason L. Honigman and Milton J. Miller
Company type Limited Liability Partnership

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (commonly referred to as Honigman) is a law firm founded in Detroit with nearly 300 attorneys in seven offices. The firm ranked 144th on The American Lawyer's 2016 AmLaw 200 rankings of U.S. law firms.[2]


Honigman headquarters in the First National Building.

In 1948, Detroit-based attorneys Jason L. Honigman and Milton J. Miller founded Honigman, which would grow to become one of the largest law firms in Michigan over the next decades.[3] In 2015, Honigman merged with Chicago-based law firm, Schopf & Weiss to establish its first Illinois office.


Practice areas[edit]

Honigman's attorneys practice in more than 60 different areas of concentration:[4]

  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Affordable Housing
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditor Rights
  • Business Immigration
  • Captive Insurance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Planning
  • Corporate
  • Data Security and Privacy Litigation
  • e-Discovery and Information Management
  • Economic Development Incentives
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Counseling and Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Employment Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government Relations and Regulatory
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality and Lodging
  • Industrial and Office
  • Information and Technology Transactions
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Recovery and Advisory
  • Insurance Regulatory
  • Insurance Tax
  • Insurance Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International Transactions
  • Labor and Employment
  • Labor/Management Relations
  • Leasing
  • Lending and Finance
  • Litigation
  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Multifamily and Manufactured Housing
  • Noncompete Agreements and Trade Secrets
  • Patent
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring, Workouts and Loan Sales
  • Retail
  • Securities and Corporate Governance
  • Securities and Corporate Governance Litigation
  • State and Local Tax (SALT)
  • Sustainability and Renewable Energy
  • Tax
  • Tax Appeals
  • Trademark and Copyright
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates Litigation
  • Urban Redevelopment
  • Venture Capital
  • Wage and Hour Matters
  • White Collar Crime and Investigations
  • Zoning and Land Use

Notable People[edit]


  1. ^ "After making key hire, Honigman to open 7th office in Grand Rapids". Crain's Detroit Business. Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  2. ^ ""Honigman Law Firm Profile"". The American Lawyer. Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  3. ^ ""Jason Honigman, 85, Ex-Michigan Lawyer"". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "Organizational Profile of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn". The National Law Review. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Former U.S. Sen. Carl Levin joins Detroit law firm". Detroit Free Press. 2015-03-09. Retrieved 2017-05-19. 

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