From the Top


Young Basile, Troy

DBusiness’ Top 20 Intellectual Property Law Firms in Metro Detroit

1. Brooks Kushman
1000 Town Center, 22nd Floor, Southfield, 48075
Total IP Attorneys: 81
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 84

2. Harness, Dickey, and Pierce
5445 Corporate Dr., Suite 200, Troy, 48098
Total IP Attorneys: 63
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 110

3. Howard & Howard
450 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak, 48067
Total IP Attorneys: 47
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 159

4. Dickinson Wright
500 Woodward Ave., Suite 4000, Detroit, 48226
Total IP Attorneys: 36
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 456

5. Honigman Miller
2290 First National Building,
660 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48226
Total IP Attorneys: 36
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 303

6. Young Basile​
3001 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 624, Troy, 48084
Total IP Attorneys: 28
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 33

7. Carlson, Gaskey, and Olds   
400 W. Maple Rd., Suite 350, Birmingham, 48009
Total IP Attorneys: 22
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 22

8. Quinn Law Group
39555 Orchard Hill Place, Suite 520, Novi, 48375
Total IP Attorneys: 21
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 21

9. Reising Ethington​
755 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 1850, Troy, 48084
Total IP Attorneys: 21
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 21

10. Bodman​
1901 St. Antoine St., 6th Floor at Ford Field, Detroit, 48226
Total IP Attorneys: 18
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 146

11. Dinsmore and Shohl​
2701 Troy Center Dr., Suite 330, P.O. Box 7021, Troy, 48007
Total IP Attorneys: 17
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 654

12. Miller Canfield
50 W. Jefferson, Suite 2500, Detroit, 48226
Total IP Attorneys: 17
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 208

13. Brinks, Gilson, and Lione​
524 S. Main St., Suite 200, Ann Arbor, 48104
Total IP Attorneys: 15
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 133

14. Fishman Stewart
39533 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 48304
Total IP Attorneys: 15
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 15

15. Bejin Bieneman​
2000 Town Center, Suite 800, Southfield, 48075
Total IP Attorneys: 12
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 14

16. The Dobrusin Law Firm
29 W. Lawrence, Suite 210, Pontiac, 48342
Total IP Attorneys: 11
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 12

17. Butzel Long
150 W. Jefferson, Suite 100, Detroit, 48226
Total IP Attorneys: 10
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 150

18. Cantor Colburn​
201 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 1101, Troy, 48084
Total IP Attorneys: 8
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 116

19. Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer, and Weiss
27777 Franklin Rd., Suite 2500, Southfield, 48034
Total IP Attorneys: 8
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 116

20. Foley & Lardner
500 Woodward Ave., Suite 2700, Detroit, 48226
Total IP Attorneys: 6
Total Attorneys Nationwide: 821

Top Hotels in Metro Detroit

Ranked by AAA and DBusiness for hospitality excellence


Ann Arbor 

Graduate Ann Arbor
615 East Huron St., Ann Arbor, 48104
Rooms: 204
Meeting Rooms: 7
Dining: Allen Rufey Super Club.
Meeting Capacity: 12,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly; event planners; catering; fitness center; complimentary pass to nearby recreation building for racquetball, basketball, weight-lifting, Olympic-size pool.


The Townsend Hotel
100 Townsend St., Birmingham, 48009
Rooms: 150
Meeting Rooms: 8
Dining: Rugby Grille, Townsend Bakery, Afternoon Tea, 24-hour room service.
Meeting Capacity: 12,780 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, iPod docking stations, ATM/banking, coffee in lobby, complimentary newspapers, event catering, fitness center, concierge services, multilingual staff, seasonal outdoor seating offered by Rugby Grille, pet-friendly environment, wedding services. 

Bloomfield Hills

DoubleTree by Hilton (opening November 2018)
39475 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 48304
Rooms: 150
Meeting Rooms: 7
Dining: Joe Muer Seafood is open, with Zalman’s Deli, The Duke (cocktail lounge), and 24-hour room service coming in November 2018.
Meeting Capacity: 12,500 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, barber, express checkout, 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool, whirlpool, shoe-shine service, concierge services, wireless high-speed internet, in-room refrigerators, in-room coffee to-go, flat-screen televisions.


Dearborn Inn
20301 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, 48124
Rooms: 229
Meeting Rooms: 17
Dining: Edison’s, Ten Eyck Tavern, room service.
Meeting Capacity: 17,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, messenger service, notary public, overnight delivery/pickup, seasonal outdoor pool, fitness center. Guest rooms have plug-in technology for iPods, cameras, game systems, etc.

Edward Hotel and Convention Center
600 Town Center Dr., Dearborn, 48126
Rooms: 773
Meeting Rooms: 64
Dining: Giulio & Sons, BREW, Archimedes Bar and Lounge, room service.
Meeting Capacity: 64,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, multilingual staff, mailing services, iHome stereo with iPod docking station, gift shop, pet-friendly environment, 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna.

The Henry, Autograph Collection
Fairlane Plaza
300 Town Center Dr., Dearborn, 48126
Rooms: 308
Meeting Rooms: 13
Dining: TRIA, 24-hour room service.
Meeting Capacity: 26,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, shoeshine services, fitness center, indoor pool with whirlpool, concierge services, wedding accommodations, notary public, AV equipment, messaging services, overnight delivery/pickup, pet-friendly, post/parcel service.


Atheneum Suite Hotel
1000 Brush Ave., Detroit, 48226
Rooms: 174
Meeting Rooms: 11
Dining: Fishbone’s Rhythm Kitchen Café, Pegasus Taverna, Santorini, 24-hour room service.
Meeting Capacity: More than 6,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, wedding accommodations, hotel shuttle service, health and fitness facilities, catering services.

Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront
2 Washington Blvd., Detroit, 48226
Rooms: 367
Meeting Rooms: 5
Dining: The Jefferson House, Top of the Pontch, Urban Cellars, Tabacchi Lounge Café.
Meeting Capacity: 10,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, wedding accommodations, pool, spa, sauna, fitness center, catering services, business center, valet, short walk to Cobo Center.

Detroit Foundation Hotel
250 W. Larned St., Detroit, 48243
Rooms: 100
Meeting Rooms: 2
Dining: The Apparatus Room.
Meeting Capacity: 851 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, 5th-floor event space, complemintary Wi-Fi, 24-hour fitness center with free    workout classes, same-day laundry and dry cleaning, complimentary Detroit Bikes rental, pet-friendly.

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Dr., Detroit, 48243
Rooms: 1,329
Meeting Rooms: 34
Dining: Volt, Starbucks.
Meeting Capacity: More than 100,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, overnight delivery/pickup, secretarial services, translator, on-site car rental, fitness center.  A new restaurant by James Beard Award-winning chef Shawn McClain will be added atop the hotel tower later this year.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit Downtown – Fort Shelby
525 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, 48226
Rooms: 203
Meeting Rooms: 17
Dining: Motorcity Kitchen and Round Bar, MCK coffee shop, room service.
Meeting Capacity: 21,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, complimentary coffee or tea, audio/visual equipment rental, 24-hour business center, complimentary printing service, express mail, secretarial services, video conferencing, catering menus, fitness center.

Greektown Casino-Hotel
555 E. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit,  48226
Rooms: 400
Meeting Rooms: 10
Casino Tables: 67
Poker Tables: 12
Dining: PRISM, Bistro 555, Monroe Market, Noodle Art, Pit Boss, Tia Loca, Basil Leaf Pizza, Southern Fry, American Burger Bar, Josephine Bakery.
Meeting Capacity: 10,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business center, fitness center, valet, in-room dining, wireless internet, meeting/audio/visual equipment, concierge services.

Hilton Garden Inn Detroit/Downtown
351 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, 48226
Rooms: 198
Meeting Rooms: 6
Dining: The Chrome Bar and Grille, The Great American Grill, Pavilion Pantry Market, on-site catering, room service.
Meeting Capacity: 3,500 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, audio/visual equipment rental, complimentary printing service, gift shop, express mail services, ATM machine, wedding accommodations, multilingual staff, secretarial services, fitness center, pool.

MGM Grand Detroit
1777 Third St., Detroit, 48226
Rooms: 400
Meeting Rooms: Ballroom, 3 meeting rooms, 2 executive board rooms.
Casino Tables: 100+, nearly 4,000 slots.
Dining: TAP at MGM Grand Detroit, Wolfgang Puck Steak, Palette Dining Studio, Breeze Dining Court, The Roasted Bean, TopGolf Swing Suite, room service, complimentary food and nonalcoholic beverages on the concierge level.
Meeting Capacity: 30,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, built-in video and teleconferencing services, fitness center, indoor pool, spa, distinct lounges, meeting and event planning, concierge service, shoe-shine, hotel SundryStore, Landau and Lexi Drew boutiques, IMMERSE Spa, AXIS Lounge, 32 Degrees.

MotorCity Casino-Hotel
2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, 48201
Rooms: 400
Meeting Rooms: 7 meeting rooms, 2 board rooms.
Casino Tables: 60
Dining: Iridescence (AAA Four Diamond award-winning restaurant for the 14th consecutive year), Assembly Line, Pit Stop, Grand River Deli, Little Caesars, Sweet Ride, Lodge Diner, 24-hour room service.
Meeting Capacity: 67,000 sq. ft., including 19,604 sq. ft. of pre-function space.
Amenities: Business-friendly, complimentary printing, 24-hour fitness center, concierge services, wedding accommodations. Smoking is only allowed on the casino gaming floor. The smoke-free gaming area is located at the main casino entrance (a 17-table smoke-free poker room is available).

The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
114 Washington Blvd., Detroit, 48226
Rooms: 453
Meeting Rooms: 17
Dining: Michael Symon’s Roast, 24 Grille, The Motor Bar, The Boulevard Room, WBC Coffee.
Meeting Capacity: 32,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Meeting and catering services, wedding specialist, audio/visual and production services, video conferencing, service express, concierge desk, WestinWorkout Studio, heated pool and spa, Spa Book Cadillac, complimentary daily national newspaper, laundry/dry cleaning, shoe-shine, luggage storage, in-room iPod docking station, high-speed internet.


Detroit Marriott Livonia
17100 Laurel Park Dr. North, Livonia, 48152
Rooms: 224
Meeting Rooms: 6
Dining: Sweet Lorraine’s Café & Bar.
Meeting Capacity: 6,203 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, coffee in the lobby, indoor pool and whirlpool, concierge services, 70+ retailers and restaurants (hotel is attached to Laurel Park Place Mall), fitness center, overnight delivery/pickup, wedding accommodations, post/parcel services.


The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel
27790 Novi Rd., Novi, 48377
Rooms: 155
Meeting Rooms: 4 meeting rooms and a grand ballroom.
Dining: Toasted Oak Grill and Market, room service.
Meeting Capacity: 16,500 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, data port in each room, concierge services, ATM, outdoor garden terrace, wedding accommodations, and a location near Twelve Oaks Mall, West Oaks, and Fountain Walk.


Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint
3600 Centerpoint Pkwy., Pontiac, 48341
Rooms: 290
Meeting Rooms: 11
Dining: Parkway Grille & Lounge, Starbucks.
Meeting Capacity: 10,500 sq. ft. (15,000 sq. ft. when including pre-function space.)
Amenities: Business-friendly, messenger service, overnight delivery, translation services, wedding accommodations, indoor and outdoor pools, cocktail terrace, fitness center.


The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd., Plymouth, 48170
Rooms: 118
Meeting Rooms: 23
Dining: 5ive Restaurant, The Burger Loft.
Meeting Capacity: 46,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, 27-hole championship golf course, heated driving range and retail outlet at Carl’s Golfland, fitness center, complimentary weekday newspaper, Jacuzzi, wedding accommodations, chapel, food and beverage services, indoor pool with waterfall and bubble lounge.


Royal Park Hotel
600 East University Dr., Rochester, 48307
Rooms: 143
Meeting Rooms: 13
Dining: Elliott’s Lounge, Royalty Tea, 24-hour room service, seasonal outdoor seating on the terrace.
Meeting Capacity: 20,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, audio/visual services, bicycle rental, wedding accommodations, seasonal fly-fishing equipment rental, putting green, 24-hour fitness center, spa services, outdoor bocce and croquet courts, concierge services, 21 miles of jogging trails.


The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
2501 Worldgateway Pl., Detroit, 48242
Rooms: 404
Meeting Rooms: 28
Dining: Reflections Restaurant and Lounge, 24-hour room service.
Meeting Capacity: 26,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Heavenly rooms, lobby access to the McNamara Terminal’s 90 shops and services, perfect meeting location without leaving the airport, 24-hour shuttle service to the North Terminal, complimentary fitness center, indoor heated pool.


Best Western Premier Detroit
26555 Telegraph Rd., Southfield, 48033
Rooms: 202
Meeting Rooms: 9
Dining: Nomad Grill
Meeting Capacity: 40,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Complimentary full breakfast, hot tub, exercise facility, wedding services, free Wi-Fi, 24-hour business center.

Detroit Marriott Southfield
27033 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield, 48034
Rooms: 225
Meeting Rooms: 7
Dining: Fire Iron Grill
Meeting Capacity: 7,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, overnight delivery/pickup, wedding accommodations, indoor pool, full-service bar, concierge services, fitness center.

The Westin Southfield Detroit
1500 Town Center, Southfield, 48075
Rooms: 388
Meeting Rooms: 25
Dining: Tango’s Restaurant, Level 1 Lounge, Jamocha’s Coffee Shop, 24-hour room service.
Meeting Capacity: 25,000 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, wedding accommodations, allergy-friendly rooms, concierge services, pet-friendly environment, indoor heated pool, whirlpool, fitness center.


Detroit Marriott Troy
200 W Big Beaver Rd., Troy, 48084
Rooms: 350
Meeting Rooms: 20
Dining: 200 West Restaurant and Lounge, room service.
Meeting Capacity: 16,881 sq. ft.
Amenities: Business-friendly, catering, concierge lounge, indoor pool, safety deposit boxes, complimentary daily newspapers, shuttle within 5-mile radius of hotel, post/parcel services, fitness center.

Source: DBusiness Research

2019 Largest Conventions in Metro Detroit 

(As of August 2018)

Largest Meeting Facilities in Metro Detroit


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