Both the firm and attorney are named to this prestigious list.
Best Lawyers of America named Birmingham, Michigan based John F. Schaefer and the Law Firm of John F. Schaefer to its 2020 Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms lists.
Best Lawyers is the oldest peer review publication for the legal profession. Attorneys and firms are selected through exhaustive peer review surveys of tens of thousands of leading lawyers who confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Schaefer has been recognized on this list since its inception in 1983, and all subsequent years. In 2013, the publication recognized Schaefer as Lawyer of the Year.
The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer was founded in 1996 and is dedicated the practice of matrimonial and family law. Schaefer, an internationally recognized family law expert, specializes in complex and high profile divorce cases and keeps offices in Birmingham, Grosse Pointe and Harbor Springs. The Michigan State University College of Law library is named after Schaefer, where he has served as trustee emeritus and adjunct law professor for more than 30 years. He serves, and has served, on numerous boards and associations including the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the State of Michigan and Oakland County Bars.