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Miller Canfield Attorney Amy M. Johnston Appointed to Chair of ABA Petroleum Marketing Committee

December 19, 2008

Amy M. Johnston, a principal in the Troy office of Miller Canfield, has been appointed to a one-year term as chair of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Petroleum Marketing Committee.

The ABA is the largest voluntary professional association in the world, with more than 400,000 members.  The Committee provides attorneys whose practice includes petroleum marketing matters with an opportunity to exchange ideas, obtain timely information concerning cases, statutes and regulations in the industry, and address issues that affect their practice.

Johnston has extensive expertise in product liability, petroleum marketing practices, and business and commercial litigation. Her experience in defending companies from pre-litigation through trial enables her to provide her clients with insight into litigation avoidance as well as trial strategies for successful outcomes.

She is named in Michigan Super Lawyers and Marquis Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders 2007.  Johnston is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.  She serves as Master of the Bench of the American Inns of Court and is president and serves of on the board of directors of the Catholic Lawyers’ Society.  Johnston is also a member of the Federal Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Ohio Bar Association, Association of Defense Trial Counsel.

She received her J.D, cum laude, from the University of Detroit School of Law, and holds a B.G.S. from the University of Michigan.