Whatever your role, our inclusive culture and collaborative approach will empower you to develop and contribute your professional best.
What We Do
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 169 years.
Michael Best is a full service firm with more than 250 lawyers who provide clients with the exceptional legal service and business acumen that have defined our firm for generations. Our practice is broadly organized into the following areas: Banking & Financial Services, Corporate & Transactional, Energy Law, Environmental & Natural Resources, Government Relations & Public Policy, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment Relations, Litigation, Privacy & Data Security, Real Estate, and Tax. Michael Best has a long history of serving clients in the consumer and industrial products sectors. As those sectors evolve, our practice has grown to encompass a diverse range of technology and software clients. We have deep experience in a number of industries that are subject to unique regulatory schemes or rapidly changing market conditions, such as: Agribusiness, Energy, Food & Beverage, Higher Education, and Life Sciences.
Total Rewards Program
Michael Best is committed to its employees and their communities. The firm’s approach to Total Rewards reflects a commitment of the "respect for the whole person.” The firm is proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards package that provides a variety of resources designed to enhance our employees’ overall well-being.
Giving back to our communities is central to our identity and culture at Michael Best. Our firm and our people proudly support a huge range of local, regional, and national organizations through sponsorships, committee participation, volunteerism, board memberships, and other means, including the pro bono time we regularly donate.
Diversity & Inclusion
Different perspectives and voices are critical to the success of any business, and the practice of law is no different. At Michael Best, diversity is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture; hiring and retaining diverse attorneys and staff; and helping advance their careers.
Michael Best has a proud history of aiding people and organizations of limited means. We recognize that by donating our skill and experience, we can help strengthen our communities and bring about meaningful change for people facing extreme challenges.