Founded in 1848, Michael Best has earned a reputation as a leading law firm in the Midwest. Approximately 220 attorneys serve clients at our offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois. Michael Best's rich tradition and long history is a testament to our ability to remain dynamic and responsive to the significant changes facing businesses over the past 160+ years. Since our inception, we have remained true to the firm's longstanding goal of delivering results for our clients. That strong foundation continues to guide our work in the constantly evolving business environment facing our clients today. Michael Best is able to draw from our extensive legal and business knowledge to anticipate and meet our clients' 21st century needs.
As a broad-based business law firm, we are ideally positioned to handle a wide range of business legal matters across our practice groups. From Intellectual Property, Employment Relations, Litigation and Transactional -- covering wealth planning, tax, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and environmental, our legal practice groups are organized to respond to the most pressing issues facing companies today. We serve cutting-edge industries in technology, advanced manufacturing, and energy and we have the years of experience to offer sophisticated counsel to banking and financial services.