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Miller Canfield Lawyer Matt Allen Appointed to Local Rules Advisory Committee

July 27, 2011

Matthew P. Allen, a principal in the Troy, Mich. office of the law firm of Miller Canfield, has been appointed by the Judges of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan to the Court’s Local Rules Advisory Committee for a three-year term effective July 1, 2011.

Allen is a business, securities, and intellectual property litigator and trial lawyer with Miller Canfield.  “I am honored to have been appointed by the Judges of the Eastern District of Michigan to this important Committee, and I look forward to serving the Court and the bar in this capacity,” said Allen. 

He received his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Wayne Law Review, and his B.A. from the State University of New York College at Fredonia.  He also served as a judicial law clerk in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.