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Miller Canfield Lawyer Mark Boonstra Appointed by Governor to Michigan Judges Retirement Board

July 14, 2011

The law firm of Miller Canfield announces that Mark T. Boonstra, a principal in the Ann Arbor, Mich. office, has been appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to the Michigan Judges Retirement Board for a term ending on March 31, 2015.  He represents the general public and replaces Chris Swope. The board provides oversight of the Judges Retirement System Defined Benefit Plan.

At Miller Canfield, Boonstra is co-chair of Miller Canfield’s Appellate Section and deputy leader of the Litigation Group. He handles business and commercial disputes of all kinds. He has spent considerable time working on matters involving antitrust and securities law, constitutional law, contract and business tort claims, noncompete and trade secret claims, shareholder and other corporate governance disputes, and a variety of other legal matters.  He also is a member of the Representative Assembly of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Supreme Court's Model Civil Jury Instruction Committee, and is listed in Best Lawyers of America in the areas of Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Commercial Litigation.

He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, his Master of Applied Economics from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. from Michigan State University.