Taft Detroit Continues Expansion with Additions to Healthcare and Business Groups

Taft Detroit announces the addition of Greg Moore and Christopher Ryan, both from Dickinson Wright, as partners in the firm’s Healthcare practice group and Jacob Simon, from Bodman, as a Business associate to the firm.

With over 25 years of expertise in healthcare, Moore specializes in regulatory, transactional, and litigation services. He holds a bachelor of arts from Indiana University and a juris doctor degree from the Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Beyond his professional pursuits, Moore actively contributes to the community, serving on the Common Ground Board of Trustees and volunteering for the Crisis Text Line.

Ryan’s career has focused on representing businesses, physicians, mid-level providers, hospitals, and insurance companies in a wide range of litigation and administrative matters throughout the healthcare industry. Additionally, he possesses in-depth experience with intellectual property cases involving patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Ryan earned his bachelor of business administration at the Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business and his juris doctor at the Michigan State University College of Law.

Simon’s work focuses on the structuring and negotiation of complex transactions and on general organizational and business matters. He has extensive professional work experience in the legal and financial industries. Simon received his juris doctor degree from Wayne State University Law School, an M.B.A. from the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.

“We are so pleased to welcome Greg, Christopher, and Jacob to Taft Detroit, continuing our wide expansion in the market to provide even more experienced counsel to our clients,” said Mark Cooper, partner- in-charge of Taft Detroit. “Healthcare is a significant business area as it encompasses unprecedented transactions since COVID alone. Taft provides impactful counsel to the sector nationwide.”

Ranked in the prestigious Am Law 100 as the 83rd largest firm in the U.S. in 2024 by revenue, Taft has approximately 875 attorneys spread across nine major markets – eight in the Midwest (Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Minneapolis) as well as Washington, DC. The firm has grown its lawyer headcount by 250% and revenues by 325% since 2017, which led to being recognized by Am Law 100 as the fastest growing law firm in 2022. As a result, Taft is now approximately the 50th largest law firm in the U.S. by lawyer headcount. With today’s announcement, Taft Detroit has 138 attorneys.

About Taft

As the modern law firm, Taft is fully committed to delivering the highest level of service to today’s organizations. The firm operates under a non-headquartered model, with offices across nine primary Midwest markets and the District of Columbia. The legal performance of Taft attorneys is recognized nationally by peers and industry colleagues, with inclusion in the Am Law 100, Chambers USA, U.S. News Media Group Best Law Firms ranking, Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers, and more.

For over 135 years, Taft has maintained an outstanding legacy, devoted to serving our clients and their evolving needs. Today, Taft is keeping that commitment and discovering new ways to think forward as the modern law firm.

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