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Birmingham, Mich. – Nov. 6, 2018 – Steinhardt Pesick & Cohen, P.C. (SPC), a Michigan-based law firm specializing in eminent domain and condemnation, land use, commercial property tax appeals and commercial real estate litigation, has been included as a tier-one law firm on the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers© 2019 list of “Best Law Firms.”  

In the metropolitan rankings, SPC earned a Tier 1 in the practice area of eminent domain and condemnation law and a Tier One in Real Estate Law.  The metropolitan rankings encompass 122 major U.S. markets, including Detroit. Among its many high profile cases, SPC is currently working with several Detroit commercial business owners displaced by the building of the Gordie Howe International Bridge. SPC also litigated the largest eminent domain verdict in Michigan history for a client-owned Detroit Riverfront property.

To be eligible for a 2019 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty. SPC shareholders Jerry Pesick and H. Adam Cohen have both been recognized in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America© since 2007.  In addition, Pesick received eminent domain and condemnation ‘Lawyer of the Year’ regional honors in 2018, 2016, 2014 and 2011, while Cohen received the eminent domain and condemnation ‘Lawyer of the Year’ regional honors in 2017 and 2012.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The 2019 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client votes received on record. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are available at More information on the methodology is available here.

Steinhardt Pesick & Cohen (SPC)

Steinhardt Pesick & Cohen is Michigan’s leading law firm representing commercial property owners in eminent domain, condemnation, property tax matters and complex commercial real estate litigation.  Possessing nearly 100 years’ combined experience, SPC’s attorneys represent owners of office, industrial, retail, multi-family, research and development, hospitality, agricultural, mixed-use, and vacant properties. More information is available at