Our founder and senior partner, Attorney Gerald “Jerry” Acker, has been selected for inclusion in the Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2020 Hall of Fame!
Michigan Lawyers Weekly is an independent publication that provides the latest news in the world of Michigan law. The editorial board of the newspaper annually selects 20 attorneys to be inducted into their Hall of Fame. Specifically, the Hall of Fame awards honor legal professionals in the state over the age of 60 who are an example of leadership and success in their practice and other endeavors.
Jerry founded Goodman Acker, P.C. in 1993. Along with our legal team, he has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for injury victims. Outside of his legal practice, Attorney Acker has served on the financial committees of President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate John Kerry, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, and Senator Debbie Stabenow. Attorney Acker is a past president of the Michigan Association for Justice. In addition to his most recent honor from Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Jerry has been recognized as a Super Lawyer every year since 2008, has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating, has received the Wings of Justice Award from the Oakland County Democratic Party, and has been honored with the American Patriot Award from the Michigan Veterans Foundation. In 2015, he was recognized as a top lawyer for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.
“It’s an honor to have been selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly to their Hall of Fame. Fighting for justice has been the calling of my life, whether in the courtroom or in the political world. I’m thrilled to have been chosen with so many others who have had my respect and admiration over the years. I hope that all of us will continue that fight during these turbulent times,” says Acker.
Attorney Acker and the other award winners will be recognized at the 2nd annual Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame luncheon and awards ceremony on October 26, 2020. Congratulations to all of the honorees on this significant career achievement!
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