On September 10, 2009, Willis Law was honored at an awards ceremony hosted by Michigan Lawyers Weekly celebrating law firms that demonstrate innovative thinking in the 21 st century. The firm was one of only 21 lawyers and law firms in the state whose innovative problem-solving strategies were recognized. More than 200 people attended the 21 stCentury Innovator Award ceremony held at the Detroit Marriott in Troy.
Willis Law was specifically praised for its value-driven employee compensation plan, which ties an employee's pay, in part, to performance on firm values. The firm values intend that all clients receive the highest possible level of service. Willis Law is a full-service business law firm headquartered in downtown Kalamazoo.