William R. Jansen - Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
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William R. Jansen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 248-784-5022

William R Jansen practices in areas of commercial litigation, business law, commercial law and corporate law.  He was named one of the 25 Leaders in the Law in the State of Michigan by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.  The Partner in Charge of his office, Jansen has been listed in Best Lawyers for many years and was named one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in 2007 and 2008 by Michigan Super Lawyers.  He counsels multiple national and international automotive suppliers concerning commercial and contractual issues on a daily basis and is the Client Service Manager for some of the firm's largest clients.

University of MichiganCh.E 1973

Client Comments

"Bill Jansen is professional, honest, intelligent, responsive and creative. He provides practical advice and strategies for businesses. I would not want to be on the opposite side of a case that Bill is handling."

"Bill Jansen is the best big-picture strategist I've ever worked with. He understands my business and the internal corporate pressures of litigation. Bill was instrumental in helping to create our new regional counsel strategy -- a strategy that's saved the company 30 percent in fees and garnered better, faster results. He's flexible, always available for quick advice, and I believe that he is looking out for me and the company at all times."

-Marco DeSanto
General Counsel

"William Jansen has extremely good customer service."

"Bill Jansen, representing WNJ, is extremely responsive, a good listener, knowledgeable, and is doing a commendable job."

-Roland Zitt
MAHLE Industries, Inc.

"Bill is a master at seeing all sides of an issue, providing practical advice, and finding common ground when he can to avoid litigation. That being said, he is also a master litigator who can grasp the intricacies of a long, complicated, contractual relationship and distill it for a court, mediator, or arbitrator. He is generous with his advice, committed to our needs as a company, and beyond attentive."

Office Location

2000 Town Center, Suite 2700
Southfield, MI 48075-1318
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) of the Detroit Metro Area
William R. Jansen has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Business Disputes, Commercial Disputes)
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Other Information

Gender: Male