Clients rely on Miller Canfield's 160+ year reputation and legal leadership. We are recognized by some of the most prestigious legal referral guides and organizations around the world.
138 lawyers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Poland have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the pre-eminent legal referral guide, The Best Lawyers® 2014. Miller Canfield leads Michigan in the number of lawyers named. In addition, 12 lawyers have been named "Lawyers of the Year" in their legal specialty and communities.
121 Miller Canfield lawyers have been named in Super Lawyers in 2013. Seventy-four lawyers were named as “Super Lawyers” in Michigan; three in Illinois; one in Ohio. Forty lawyers in Michigan were named as “Rising Stars;” two in Illinois; and one in New York. Thomas Cranmer was recognized by the publication as the top ranked lawyer in Michigan.
Chambers USA 2013 recognized 21 of our attorneys as leading business lawyers. The firm is ranked for its work in banking & finance, commercial litigation, employee benefits & executive compensation, labor & employment law, real estate law, and corporate/M&A work.
Miller Canfield was named by corporate counsel as a "Standout in Complex Labor Litigation" and as a member of the "Fearsome Foursome Honor Roll," the law firms opponents fear most in litigation, in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2014 report.
We were also named an "Awesome Opponent" in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2013 report. More than 300 general counsel and in-house litigation heads at top-spending organizations in more than 20 industries were to identify the best litigation firms in the U.S.
Miller Canfield has been highly recommended as a leading litigation firm in Michigan in Benchmark: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms in America.
Miller Canfield has been named a 2013 Go-To Law Firm® for Labor and Employment Law and Litigation, chosen by Fortune 500 companies.
Miller Canfield is first in the Mideast region and Michigan and 16th in the U.S. among bond counsel law firms in the 2012 Municipal Markets Review by Thomson Reuters. The annual report recognizes us for 128 long term new bond issues totaling $5.7623 billion, making the firm #1 in the Mideast region and #16 overall nationally.
Many of the firm's attorneys belong to prestigious American Colleges, including the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and the American Colleges of Bond Counsel, Employee Benefits, Mortgage Attorneys, Real Estate, Trial Lawyers, Trust and Estate Counsel, and Litigation Counsel of America.
We are the designated firm in Michigan and Poland in the Employment Law Alliance, a network of the top labor and employment attorneys in the world – a powerful resource for clients facing local or global employment issues.
For 75+ years, we served as Martindale-Hubbell's reviser law firm for the state of Michigan law section.
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers again ranked the firm among the nation’s best law firms in the 2014 edition of “Best Law Firms.” Miller Canfield has more first-tier metropolitan rankings than any other law firm in Michigan – 78 in all – and is the only firm with a first-tier ranking in Michigan in Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law. In addition, Miller Canfield received national first-tier rankings in Labor Law - Management and Public Finance Law.
Miller Canfield is ranked as the #1 law firm in Poland in the 21 to 50 lawyers category by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, the leading legal and business publication in Warsaw, Poland.
Miller Canfield was named in the 2013 Pro Bono Circle of Excellence by the State Bar of Michigan.