- Best Lawyers
125 lawyers in the United States, Canada and Poland were selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2016. Miller Canfield leads Michigan in the number of lawyers named. In addition, thirteen lawyers have been named "Lawyers of the Year" in their legal specialties and communities.
- 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.
- 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 2016 edition of "Best Law Firms."
Miller Canfield received national first-tier rankings in Labor & Employment Litigation and Public Finance Law. The firm is recognized as having the most first-tier rankings in the United States in the area of Municipal Litigation, and was ranked nationally in a total of 18 practice areas. Miller Canfield also received 70 first-tier metropolitan rankings, including the most first-tier rankings in Michigan, the most first-tier rankings in Michigan for Commercial Litigation, Municipal Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Securities Litigation, Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions –Defendants, Real Estate Law, and Securities Regulation. In all, the firm has 114 metropolitan rankings. Miller Canfield is the only firm with a first-tier ranking in Michigan in Utilities Law.
- 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.
- 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.
- American Bar Foundation
The American Bar Foundation is an organization dedicated to advancing justice through rigorous research on the law, legal processes, and the law's impact on our society.