- Best Lawyers
- Super Lawyers
107 Miller Canfield lawyers have been named in Super Lawyers. Seventy-one lawyers were named as “Super Lawyers” in Michigan; three in Illinois; and one in Ohio. Twenty-seven lawyers in Michigan were named as “Rising Stars;” four in Illinois; one in Ohio; and one in New York. Thomas Cranmer was recognized by the publication as the top ranked lawyer in Michigan.
- Chambers USA
Chambers USA recognized 19 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.
- 2014 Restructuring of the Year Award (Over $5 Billion)
We were recognized on the winning team for the “Restructuring of the Year Award (over $5 billion)” by The M&A Advisor for our role as co-bankruptcy and bond counsel for the City of Detroit bankruptcy.
- BTI Litigation Outlook
Miller Canfield was named by corporate counsel as a "Standout in Complex Labor Litigation" in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2014 and 2015 reports, the second consecutive year we have earned the honor.
In 2014, we were also named an "Most Feared Law Firm Honor Roll" for all litigation in the same survey. BTI Litigation Outlook surveys 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.
- BTI Client Service A-Team
We were recognized for superior client service in the 2015 BTI Client Service A-Team rankings, a survey of legal decision makers at large organizations with $1 billion or more in revenue.
- U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers again ranked the firm among the nation’s best law firms in the 2015 edition of "Best Law Firms." Miller Canfield has more first-tier metropolitan rankings than any other law firm in Michigan – 71 in all.
In addition, Miller Canfield received national first-tier rankings in Labor & Employment Litigation, Labor Law-Management and Public Finance Law. The firm was
ranked nationally in 22 practice areas.
- Municipal Markets Review
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.
- Benchmark Litigation
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.
- Go-To Law Firm
Miller Canfield has been named a 2013 Go-To Law Firm® for Labor and Employment Law and Litigation, chosen by Fortune 500 companies.
- Employment Law Alliance
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.
- American Colleges
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.
- Top Law Firm in Poland
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.
- 2014 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year
Michigan Community Resources (MCR) recognized the firm for its leadership and commitment to pro bono work across Michigan and most notably, for its dedication to MCR’s pro bono legal referral program.
- 2015 Pro Bono Circle of Excellence
Miller Canfield was named in the 2015 Pro Bono Circle of Excellence by the State Bar of Michigan.
- 2013 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year
The Legal Aid and Defender Association honored the firm for its commitment to Pro Bono as the 2013 Law Firm of the Year.