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Miller Canfield Named a Leading Law Firm in Chambers USA 2004 Guide

June 21, 2004

The law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. announces it has been selected as a leading law firm in all five practice areas ranked in Chambers USA 2004: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a client’s referral guide designed to present an objective guide to the best practitioners in the main areas of corporate law. In Michigan, Miller Canfield tied for first in Banking & Finance law, Employment law, and Litigation: General Commercial. The firm tied for second in the categories of Corporate/M&A and Real Estate law.

Also, seven attorneys from Miller Canfield were named best lawyers in their specialty area(s) in Chambers USA 2004. Included are: Leonard D. Givens, Employment law; David D. Joswick, Corporate/M&A and Banking & Finance; Megan P. Norris, Employment law; Stephen G. Palms, Real Estate law; Clarence L. Pozza, Jr., Litigation: General Commercial; Carl H. von Ende, Litigation: General Commercial; and Jerome R. Watson, Employment law.

This year, Chambers USA conducted an exhaustive, year-long peer-review survey in which more than 4,500 telephone surveys were conducted collecting tens of thousands of comments from lawyers and clients across the U.S. Firms are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be ranked, making the guide a reflection of market opinion.

The 330-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Washington, D.C., Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland. Visit