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23 Miller Canfield Lawyers Named "Best Lawyers of the Year"

September 21, 2012

Miller Canfield announced today that 23 of its lawyers were selected by their peers as “Lawyers of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each high-profile legal specialty in each large community is being honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” received particularly high ratings in surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.  

The following Miller Canfield lawyers have been named Best Lawyers' 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" in the following cities and legal areas:

Ann Arbor, Michigan -

Joseph M. Fazio - Litigation - Real Estate
Thomas C. O'Brien - Bet-the-Company Litigation
Timothy D. Sochocki - Health Care Law

Detroit, Michigan -

James L. Allen - Litigation - Banking & Finance
Brad B. Arbuckle - Securities / Capital Markets Law
Orin D. Brustad - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Michael P. Coakley - Litigation - Securities
Thomas W. Cranmer - Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
Joseph F. Galvin - Land Use & Zoning Law
Jonathan S. Green - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Michael W. Hartmann - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Jeffrey M. McHugh - Public Finance Law
A. Michael Palizzi - Litigation - Intellectual Property
Clarence L. Pozza, Jr. - Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Jerry T. Rupley - Education Law
Kent E. Shafer - Securities Regulation

Grand Rapids, Michigan -

Richard A. Gaffin - Litigation - Intellectual Property

Kalamazoo, Michigan -

Kurt P. McCamman - Litigation - Labor & Employment
John M. Novak - Corporate Law
Kurt N. Sherwood - Employment Law - Management

Lansing, Michigan -

William J. Danhof - Banking and Finance Law
Harvey J. Messing - Energy Law
Clifford Taylor - Appellate Practice