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Miller Canfield Receives “Restructuring of the Year Award” from M&A Advisor for its Role in City of Detroit Restructuring

February 9, 2015

The law firm of Miller Canfield has been recognized on the winning team for the “Restructuring of the Year Award (over $5 billion)” by The M&A Advisor for its role as co-bankruptcy and bond counsel for the City of Detroit bankruptcy.

“It’s our privilege to have served as counsel to the City of Detroit – our home for more than 160 years,” said Miller Canfield CEO Michael McGee. “We’re grateful for this award recognizing some of the best collaborative legal work ever. Our team consisted of lawyers in municipal finance, bankruptcy, labor law, pensions, benefits and local government working together for a better, stronger city for all.”

The award nominations, representing over 250 participating companies, were judged by an independent jury of industry experts. “The award winners represent the best of the distressed investing and reorganization industry in 2014 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive candidates,” said David Fergusson, Co-CEO and President of The M&A Advisor in a press release.

The awards gala will take place at the 2015 M&A Advisor Distressed Investing Summit on February 23 in Palm Beach, Florida. The M&A Advisor has been presenting, recognizing the achievement of and facilitating connections between the world’s leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals since 1998.