Personal Attention - World-Class Expertise
Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett, P.C. is a full service law firm composed of lawyers with a broad range of legal expertise. In over 30 years in practice, we have developed an outstanding reputation in the business and legal community by continually providing our clients with results-oriented legal representation in a cost-effective manner.
The scope and diversity of our practice is unique. Our clientele includes individuals, businesses, and corporations engaged in regional, national, and international business transactions. We strive to understand the business and legal needs of our clients and provide effective representation in a timely manner. With the benefit of years of legal experience, we are able to offer our clients practical guidance and direction towards the solution of a wide variety of legal problems.
380 North Old Woodward Avenue
Birmingham MI 48009
FAMILY LAW AND ADOPTION
Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett, P.C. is widely recognized as one of Michigan's foremost legal firms in the field of family law, an elite reputation built on decades of delivering effective results for our clients. With over 50 years of combined experience in the region, our family law specialists provide exceptional legal services in a broad range of domestic matters. We have special expertise in handling complex and non-routine matters for high net worth and high profile individuals.
Whatever the family matter, we pride ourselves on the careful and personal attention we provide to each and every client. We'll work closely with you to gain a thorough understanding of your specific needs, then develop a legal strategy to resolve the problem in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible, while always taking care to acknowledge the sensitive nature of family interactions.
-Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements
A specialist in business law, Rick Williams has been providing expert advice to businesses and individuals for 40 years.
As a founding member of the firm and managing partner, Mr. Williams has extensive experience helping businesses succeed. He has counseled owners, CEOs, CFOs, managers, entrepreneurs, financiers, and bankers in a wide range of transactions, including start-ups, leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, roll-ups, refinancings, restructurings, liquidations and sales. Mr. Williams' understanding of business transactions includes "hands on" experience based on his ownership of several companies including start-ups. Mr. Williams also has substantial expertise in financial and estate planning.
Prior to founding Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett, Mr. Williams worked in New York as an investment banker for Smith Barney and as a management consultant for Booz, Allen & Hamilton. He also served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and is a graduate of the Defense Languages Institute (Russian).
Mr. Williams is actively involved in local community affairs. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Michigan Opera Theater, serves on the Boards of Trustees of the Cranbrook Educational Community, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Beaumont Hospital. He is a board director of a number of companies, including Penske Corporation, Clarke Power Services, Nexlink Communications, Conifer Insurance Company and others.
In 2008 Crains Detroit Business named Mr. Williams a finalist for Deal Maker of the Year and in 2009 M&A Advisor Magazine named Mr. Williams as its Deal Maker of the Year in Cross Border (European/American) Transactions. He is also recognized as a leader in the M&A field by Chambers International and by SuperLawyers magazine. In 2010 he was named Detroiter of the Year by Hour Magazine.
-B.A., Princeton University
-J.D., University of Michigan
-Business and Commercial
-Mergers and Acquisitions
University of Michigan