Miller Canfield Attorney Receives McCree Award From Federal Bar Association
The law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. is pleased to announce that Saul A. Green has received the McCree Award for courage, humanity, achievement, and leadership. The award was presented by the Federal Bar Association in conjunction with its annual Wade Hampton McCree, Jr. Memorial Luncheon. "This is a very high honor and a most significant achievement, and Saul joins a very distinguished group of recipients" said Thomas W. Linn, Miller Canfield's CEO.
Mr. Green is a former United States Attorney for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He joined Miller Canfield in September 2001, and directs several initiatives including the firm's new Minority Business Group, focusing on the automotive industry. He also coordinates the firm's anti-racial profiling education and training programs for public law enforcement agencies and private sector retailers. "Because his experience has given him tremendous insight into the judicial system, he also enhances Miller Canfield's business litigation, labor, and appellate practice, as well as the firm's growing alternative dispute resolution practice" stated Mr. Linn.
Mr. Green was the 1989 recipient of the University of Michigan's Alumni Association's Distinguished Service Award, and the 1994 Leonard F. Sain Esteemed Alumni Award. He is a past president of the Wolverine Bar Association and received its Trailblazer Award in 1991. He chaired the State Bar Committee on the Expansion of Under-represented Groups in the Law for a number of years and is a fellow the State Bar Foundation and the American Bar Association foundation. In 1999, he was awarded the State Bar Champion of Justice Award, and was appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court to the Attorney Grievance Commission in 1990.
His community service also is very extensive, having established four "Weed and Seed" sites, a Drug Education for Youth Camp, and sponsorship of an Explorer Scouts troop while U.S. Attorney. In 1998, he received the Damon J. Keith Community Spirit Award. A life member of the NAACP, he also is an active member of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church and a lifelong resident of the city of Detroit.
He received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, and a B.A. in pre-legal studies, also from the University of Michigan.
The 300-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. , established in Detroit, Michigan in 1852, has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Troy, Washington, D.C., New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland. The internet address is www.millercanfield.com.