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About Bodman

Our attorneys provide savvy business counsel to some of the region's most successful companies and individuals on a broad range of issues, and we provide clients with the personal attention of a small firm with the talent and skill expected of the nation’s leading law firms.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1940 Number of Partners 91
Number of offices 5 Partner:associate ratio 2.80
Biggest office Detroit Percentage of women attorneys 22.30
Number of attorneys 141 Percentage of minority attorneys 5.00
Number of associates 33 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.70
Area of practice

Bodman practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Appellate Law
  • Automotive And Industrial
  • Aviation Law And Finance
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy And Debtor Creditor Rights
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Data Privacy And Security
  • Emerging Companies And Venture Capital
  • Employee Benefits And Executive Compensation
  • Enterprise Procurement
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • High Net Worth
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation And Alternative Dispute Resolution+
  • Municipal Law And Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Workplace Law
Awards and recognitions

Bodman PLC Named Michigan Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation
Bodman PLC Named "Law Firm of the Year" by Michigan Community Resources
David Chen Named Communications Chair of Michigan Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Detroit Free Press Names Bodman One of Michigan's "Top Workplaces"
Alexander Simpson Named to Wolverine Bar Association Board of Directors
Brian C. Summerfield Appointed to Grosse Pointe School Board


Bodman is committed to diversity in the workplace at all levels, from staff positions through the membership ranks. We believe that diversity promotes a rich environment that produces the progressive and creative thinking essential to providing the best legal services.

Our diversity commitment means equal opportunity for attorneys and staff members without regard to race, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation. It also means fostering a collegial and respectful working environment in which each person is encouraged and assisted in reaching his or her fullest potential.

Summer associate program

Many of our partners joined the firm as summer associates. Our summer associate program provides talented law students with exposure to Bodman's varied practice through work on actual client matters that associates would otherwise handle.

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Bodman Headquarters

1901 St. Antoine Street ,
6th Floor at Ford Field
Detroit, MI

313-259-7777 phone
313-393-7579 fax
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Bodman Office

721 North Capitol Avenue ,
Suite 2
Lansing, MI

517-485-1299 phone
517-485-1298 fax


Bodman Office

229 Court Street ,
P.O. Box 405
Cheboygan, MI

231-627-8000 phone
231-627-2802 fax


Bodman Office

201 South Division Street ,
Suite 400
Ann Arbor, MI

734-761-3780 phone
734-930-2494 fax


Bodman Office

1701 N. Market St. ,
Suite 200
Dallas, TX

214-635-5640 phone
214-752-6929 fax

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