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Gergana S. Sivrieva





Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude

Wayne State University, B.A., summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan


Gergana Sivrieva is an associate in Miller Canfield's Real Estate Group. Gergana assists a broad range of clients in a variety of commercial real estate transactions, with a focus on workouts and foreclosures, commercial leasing, and acquisitions and dispositions. Prior to joining Miller Canfield, Gergana worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Bernard A. Friedman at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and was a Research Assistant for Law Professor Robert M. Ackerman. She is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School, where she was a Governor’s Scholar, an Editor of the Wayne Law Review, and a member of the Mock Trial team.


State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2021-present

Wayne State University Law School

• Governor's Scholar (full tuition scholarship conferred for academic achievement)

• Wayne Law Review: Note & Comment Editor (2018-2019); Assistant Editor (2017-2018)

• Finalist at the Wayne State Mock Trial In-House Competition, Winter 2018

Wayne State University

• Phi Beta Kappa

• Graduate of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College with University Honors

• Recipient of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Grant

• Panelist at the Michigan Political Science Association Conference

• Recipient of the College of Liberal Arts and Science Awards for Outstanding Essay in Spanish and Outstanding GPA in Spanish

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section

Oakland County Bar Association


Strategic Alternatives For and Against Distressed Businesses (Chapter 57, Michigan Receiverships), Thomson West (2022, co-authored with Scott R. Lesser)

The Helms-Burton Act Backfires: Surprising Litigation Trends Following Title III's Long-Feared Activation, Northern Illinois L. Rev. (Forthcoming, Fall 2021)

The Equifax Breach Amid a Lawless Landscape: Changes are Afoot for Privacy & Data Security due to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, 65 Wayne L. Rev. 553 (Winter 2019)