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Miller Canfield Attorneys Named Leaders in Business

March 26, 2007

The law firm of Miller Canfield proudly announces that attorneys Danielle Mason Anderson and Jonathan P. O’Brien, were recently recognized as top “Business Leaders Under 40” by Business Review Western Michigan magazine. They were honored at a special ceremony on March 21 at St. Cecilia Music Society in Grand Rapids.

Danielle Mason Anderson is an associate in the bankruptcy and commercial litigation practice groups in the Kalamazoo office. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, State Bar of Massachusetts, Kalamazoo County Bar Association, is a board member of the Kalamazoo County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and Economic Development Committee Board Member, as well as a volunteer for Kalamazoo County Child Abuse and Neglect Council, Habitat for Humanity, and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

She resides in Kalamazoo. She received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and her B.S., cum laude, from Michigan State University with a major in interdisciplinary studies.

Jonathan P. O’Brien, Ph.D., a principal in the Kalamazoo office, is a registered patent attorney and a member of the firm's Intellectual Property and Life Science & Biotechnology groups specializing in patent and licensing matters. He represents large and small domestic and international pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as companies focused on medical device, battery, and telecommunication products.

He resides in Kalamazoo. He received his doctorate in physical chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his bachelor of science in chemistry from Hope College. He received his law degree from Michigan State University College of Law in December 2004, magna cum laude, where he received a full merit scholarship.

With over 350 attorneys practicing in all major areas of law, Miller Canfield is among the 200 largest law firms in the U.S., is Michigan’s largest law firm and is one of the top corporate law firms in the state selected by Chambers USA referral guide and Corporate Board Member magazine.

Miller Canfield was established in Detroit in 1852 and employs more than 800 in offices in Michigan, Florida, New York, Canada and Poland.