Best Lawyers in America and Leading Lawyers have recognized John F. Schaefer and The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer in its listings. Best Lawyers named Schaefer and The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer to its respective 2018 Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms lists; and Leading Lawyers listed Schaefer to its 2017 Michigan Leading Lawyers list.
The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer was founded in 1996 and is dedicated to the practice of matrimonial and family law. Schaefer, an internationally recognized family law expert, specializes in complex and high profile divorce cases with offices in Birmingham, Grosse Pointe and Harbor Springs. The Michigan State University College of Law library is named after Schaefer, where he currently serves as trustee emeritus and has served as adjunct law professor for more than 30 years. He serves,and has served on numerous boards and associations including the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, where he was past president of the Michigan chapter, and past president of the Oakland County Bar Association.