Press Releases | 11/03/2017

Brooks Kushman Ranked In The 2018 Best Law Firms List; Nine Attorneys Ranked As Best Lawyer

Team Contact: Elizabeth Janda , John LeRoy , John Nemazi , Mark Cantor , Marc Lorelli , Sangeeta Shah , Thomas Lewry , Frank Angileri

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Southfield, Mich.,- Brooks Kushman is proud to announce the firm has been ranked in the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report-Best Lawyers list of Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers.

In Michigan, Brooks Kushman holds a tier one ranking in IP litigation, patent litigation, patent law and trademark law in Detroit, as well as a national tier three ranking in trademark law, and a tier three ranking in IP litigation in Los Angeles.

In addition to the firm`s inclusion, nine Brooks Kushman attorneys were recognized as 2018 “Best Lawyers in America.” David Randall, Frank Angileri, Mark Cantor, John LeRoy, Thomas Lewry and Marc Lorelli were recognized for IP litigation; Angileri, Cantor and John Nemazi were recognized for patent litigation; Angileri, Cantor and Sangeeta Shah were recognized for patent law; and Angileri, Cantor and Elizabeth Janda were recognized for trademark law.

“We are thrilled to be listed as one of the top firms in not only Michigan, but across the nation,” said Mark Cantor, president of Brooks Kushman. “Our attorneys provide exceptional results and innovative, customized solutions to our clients’ needs. Having our clients and peers recognize our dedication and success in meeting those needs across multiple practice areas is a remarkable honor.”

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process including reviews from clients, peers, and other law firms. Clients rank the firms in terms of practice groups, addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility and whether they’d refer another client to the firm. In order to be considered a “Best Law Firm,” the firm in question must have at least one attorney who is considered a “Best Lawyer.”

“Best Lawyers” is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. It`s considered a significant honor to be ranked. The listings are published in 70 countries worldwide, and the last edition of “Best Lawyers” included 52,488 attorneys in 137 different practice areas.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, and represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines, and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of their clients.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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