Local Counsel with Jody B. Lipton
The Southfield attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood
Published in 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers magazine
By Jody B. Lipton on September 5, 2017
Best place to take a client – To the bank (just kidding).
Favorite watering hole – Tango’s at the Westin (right around the corner from Lipton Law).
Local beverage of choice – Valentine Vodka tastes the best, and is headquartered in Ferndale.
Best restaurant – Local Kitchen and Bar in Ferndale, but I may be biased, as I am part owner. We have the best patio in town, great food and a fun event space.
Favorite city event – Huntington Woods’ Fourth of July celebration. Naturally, this is my favorite because it’s where I live and have raised my family.
Where to go after a win – Bacco Ristorante speaks for itself: great food, amazing wine list, superb service, never a disappointment and a great place to celebrate.
Besides the people, favorite thing about your office – The fact that I bring my dog to the office when I want.
Best Way to reflect – Driving my convertible on a sunny day.
Go-to sports venue – Target Sports on Woodward. Who doesn’t love to go shooting on a Sunday morning? I hang out with a great group of men, who are some of the best shooters in the state.
Favorite movie theater – The Maple Theater. There’s always a great movie, and nothing is better than a glass of wine with a movie.
Best place for people watching – Eastern Market.
Favorite local shop – Saffron in Royal Oak. The owner is adorable, and her boho-chic style is too cute for words.
Favorite coffee shop – Starbucks on Woodward, north of 13 Mile. Go on Sunday mornings after Target Sports.
Favorite pizza joint – Amici’s in Berkley. The best recipes, the best pizza and women-owned! My favorite pizza is the black bean.
Go-to arts venue – DIA (Detroit Institute of Arts).
Best view – DAC rooftop.
Favorite historical site in Detroit – The Guardian Building.
Favorite park – Campus Martius.
Place to take out-of-town guests – Detroit Golf Club.
Favorite sports bar – Mr. Joe’s.
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