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Former Chrysler Group Assistant General Counsel José Ceppi Joins Miller Canfield

October 1, 2014

José P. Ceppi, former assistant general counsel of Chrysler Group LLC, has joined Miller Canfield as Of Counsel in the firm’s International and Automotive practices. He will be resident in the firm’s Troy, Michigan, office.

“We are thrilled to bring José’s unique insight and experience to our clients doing business globally,” said Miller Canfield CEO Michael P. McGee. “José is a lawyer’s lawyer. During his 17-year career with Chrysler Group, he was instrumental in the expansion of its international distribution operations to over 100 markets throughout the world.”

Ceppi’s practice is centered on international law generally, but he has especially focused on Mexico and Latin American markets. He has engaged in significant matters in virtually every major Latin American country over the past 20 years.

His practice specialties include international distribution, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate and commercial law, corporate governance, international transactions, joint ventures, franchising and complex U.S. legal regulations including export controls and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.