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There's a reason why we're consistently recognized as one of the nation's best and most trusted law firms. Below are some of our most recent honors.


  • Mansfield Plus Certification

    Miller Canfield is the only Michigan-based firm to earn Mansfield Plus Certification, which is awarded to law firms that meet high standards for significant representation of women and minority attorneys in firm leadership roles. To earn Mansfield Certified status, firms must ensure that 30 percent of the candidates affirmatively considered in lateral hiring and promotions are women, attorneys of color, LGBTQ attorneys and attorneys with disabilities. Miller Canfield is one of only 24 firms nationwide to earn this designation three years in a row. To earn the Plus designation, a firm must have also achieved representation of at least 30 percent women, minority, LGBTQ and disabled attorneys in a large number of key leadership roles and lateral hiring.

  • Chambers USA 2021

    "Chambers USA 2021" ranked 13 of the firm's attorneys and six of its practice groups among the best in the country. The firm earned rankings in: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate.

  • 2021 Best Law Firms in America

    Miller Canfield earned national rankings in 14 areas, as well as 114 metropolitan rankings, in the 2021 "Best Law Firms in America" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. These annual rankings are based on a nationwide survey of more than 85,000 lawyers and historical analysis by Best Lawyers researchers.

  • Best Lawyers 2021

    U.S. News & World Report named 122 Miller Canfield attorneys in Michigan, Illinois and Ohio in "Best Lawyers 2021" based on ratings by their peers. 13 Miller Canfield attorneys were also recognized with Lawyer of the Year awards.

  • DBusiness Top Lawyers 2021

    Seventy Miller Canfield attorneys in 37 practice areas were named on DBusinessMagazine's Top Lawyers list for 2021. They were selected in an annual survey of more than 19,000 attorneys in the greater Detroit Metro area.

  • Super Lawyers 2020

    57 Miller Canfield lawyers have been recognized for exceptional performance in the Michigan, Illinois and Ohio editions of Super Lawyers for 2020 and the magazine's annual listing of up-and-coming "Rising Stars." Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, and is chosen by their peers and through independent research.

  • BTI Client Service A-Team

    We were named to the Client Service A-Team 2019 list by law firm research and ranking firm BTI Consulting, a designation given only to those firms that are considered by clients to deliver the highest levels of service.

  • America's Top Corporate Law Firms

    Miller Canfield was named on Forbes Magazine's inaugural list of America's Top Corporate Law Firms in 2019, based on the results of an independent survey of lawyers nationwide. The firm was recommended in the area of Corporate Governance law.

  • Top Bond Counsel in Michigan

    Miller Canfield ranked first among Michigan bond counsel law firms in the "2019 Bond Counsel Rankings," published by Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters). Miller Canfield bond attorneys opined on bond issues totaling $5.4 billion in 2019, ranking the firm 1st in the Mideast region and 18th in the United States. Miller Canfield is the only Michigan firm to be named in the top 50 firms nationwide.

  • Employment Law Alliance

    We are the designated firm in Michigan and Poland in the Employment Law Alliance, a network of the top labor and employment attorneys in the world – a powerful resource for clients facing local or global employment issues.

  • American Colleges

    More than 25 of the firm's attorneys belong to prestigious American Colleges, including the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and the American Colleges of Bond Counsel, Employee Benefits, Mortgage Attorneys, Real Estate, Trial Lawyers, Trust and Estate Counsel, and Litigation Counsel of America.