Local Counsel with Jody B. Lipton

The Southfield attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Published in 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers — September 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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