Joining Kerr Russell means working alongside the brightest, most experienced attorneys and professionals in the modern legal community. It also means sharing the legacy of one of Michigan’s oldest law firms, and contributing to a heritage that began almost 150 years ago.
As a full-service law firm, Kerr Russell affords professionals at all stages of their careers an environment in which to learn and grow, across a wide range of legal disciplines. Supported by the most advanced technologies available, our attorneys and professional staff provide legal services to local, national and international business clients, individuals and non-profit and public sector entities in the manufacturing, health care, services, real estate, construction, high-tech, emerging growth, governmental, fidelity, surety, insurance and other industries. Our experience spans nearly every area of the law, including antitrust, business, civil litigation, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, corporate finance, securities, labor and employment, environmental, estate and trust, fringe benefits, international, insurance, immigration, taxation, intellectual property and other matters.
Clients look to us to take on their toughest legal problems, so we are looking for the best and brightest lawyers to join our team. Looking to take your skills to the next level? Interested in personal and professional growth? Attracted to a straight talking, forward-looking, and dynamic working environment? At Kerr Russell, if you’re up to the challenge, you’ll have the opportunity to stretch and grow in a collaborative, client-first law firm.
The quality of training, experience, and mentorship that a lawyer receives in his or her first few years of practice is critical. We empower lawyers to carve out their own paths and develop expertise in interesting and emerging areas of the law. Ours is a supportive yet high-expectation environment that embraces the finest traditions of the profession in terms of developing young lawyers into productive members of a unified team.
Through our summer associate program, we provide a select group of excellent law students the opportunity to actively engage in a broad and realistic range of legal matters. The program is designed to give our summer associates a real-world look at what it would be like to begin a career at one of Detroit’s top law firms, and begin to hone the skills necessary to seamlessly make the transition from law school to a high-performance law firm.
Kerr Russell has earned a reputation for excellence over more than a century of providing excellent legal services to its clients. This reputation would not be possible without outstanding support from our exceptional non-lawyer, professional staff. The firm’s positive and respectful work environment is one that fosters long, fulfilling careers.