Taft was recently featured in a Best Law Firms article overviewing notable mergers and acquisitions in the legal landscape, focusing on its most recent merger with Detroit firm Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss.
The article highlights Taft’s Detroit merger as an instrumental move for the firm’s career development and future recruitment efforts to support its steadfast commitment to providing client-first service.
“We want to continue developing a broader and deeper toolbox for our clients as well as rewarding career opportunities for our attorneys and staff,” said Robert J. Hicks, Taft chairman and managing partner. “The stability of our larger platform has helped establish us as a ‘safer choice’ for the attorneys we recruit and our clients and prospective clients.”
Taft Detroit partner-in-charge Mark G. Cooper added, “Taft Detroit has four seats on the firm’s executive committee, providing representation of perspectives and ideas relative to our local market.”
Read the full article, here.
Hicks serves as chairman of the executive committee and firmwide managing partner of Taft. He focuses his practice on complex business and commercial transactions, private equity and venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, structured financings, business advisory services, and structural tax matters.
Cooper is partner-in-charge of Taft Detroit, responsible for the strategic direction for the firm’s Southfield and Detroit offices. He counsels a diverse set of clients nationwide on a variety of matters, including risk management, commercial disputes, real estate litigation, business torts and construction and contract disputes, and all aspects of insurance.