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Image related to Pictures from Client Skate Day at Little Caesars Arena

We were pleased to welcome clients, colleagues, friends and family to a night of skating and hospitality at our annual Client Skate at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on March 18. A friendly hockey game featuring Miller Canfield attorneys and clients started the action before the ice was opened to friends and family for an open skate. Check out a Google Photos album of the event here.

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We're excited to introduce two new attorneys to our growing team - Anita Marinelli has joined our Intellectual Property Group in Detroit, while Nick Colvin has joined our Public Finance Group and will work out of Detroit and Lansing.

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Image related to "Meaningful Change" As Miller Canfield Earns Top Scores in Law Firm Diversity Training Program

Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that it has earned top scores in the OnTrack for Leadership law firm diversity and inclusion program. 

Miller Canfield partnered with Diversity Lab, the national incubator for law firm diversity programs, to pilot the OnTrack for Leadership program to support the retention, advancement and business development efforts of women and minority attorneys. The program combines teamwork and a custom technology platform, based on behavioral science and data often used in games and social media, to drive and sustain engagement and to ensure that sponsorship and mentorship are provided in an equitable and effective manner at key inflection points in the careers of women and minorities. 

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Image related to Danielle Mason Anderson: Leader in the Law

Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Danielle Mason Anderson has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly's Leaders in the Law, Class of 2019

Anderson, recently elected to serve as one of the firm's five managing directors, and a principal attorney and resident director of Miller Canfield's office in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is known not only for her exceptional skills as a litigator, but also for her leadership in the legal community and the community at large.

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Image related to Ron Hodess Receives Hall of Fame Recognition

Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Ronald E. Hodess has been named to the Midwest Real Estate Journal's Hall of Fame.

Hodess is a principal attorney and the leader of Miller Canfield's Real Estate Group. He has worked on more than $14 billion worth of real estate and construction projects for both U.S. and international clients.

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Miller Canfield is proud to be recognized by OutFront Kalamazoo for the firm's support of the LGBTQ community.

OutFront Kalamazoo serves the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of greater Kalamazoo and its friends and allies. Every year, OutFront honors local community members and businesses that support the LGBTQ community, and has chosen Miller Canfield to receive the 2019 Business/Retail Award.

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Image related to Stan Stek Elected Vice Chair of Kent County Board of Commissioners

Congratulations to Miller Canfield Principal Stan Stek, who has been elected to serve as Vice Chairman of the Kent County Board of Commissioners.

Stan was first elected to serve on the Commission in a hotly contested four-way race in 2014. He was re-elected in 2016 and again in 2018. At its first meeting of 2019, the Board of Commissioners selected him to assume the vice chair position.

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Image related to Megan Norris to Receive Distinguished Service Award from State Bar

The State Bar of Michigan's Labor and Employment Law Council has selected Megan Norris, Miller Canfield Managing Directors Chairwoman, as the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award.

Norris is nationally recognized as a leading labor and employment litigator who has served as lead counsel in many high-profile lawsuits. She has particular expertise in legal issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act, speaking on these topics for national organizations, including the National Association of College and University Attorneys, National Employment Law Institute, and the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

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Image related to Nancy Valentine Named One of Ohio's Best!

Nancy Valentine, who leads our Cleveland office, has been named by Super Lawyers Magazine among the Top 100: 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers, the Top 50: 2019 Women Ohio Super Lawyers, and the Top 25: 2019 Women Cleveland Super Lawyers.

Nancy is a nationally recognized attorney with extensive litigation and transactional experience representing financial institutions, privately held companies, receivers and individuals. She has focused her practice on representing middle-market buyers and sellers in complex transactions and has particular experience in distressed real estate matters.

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Image related to Miller Canfield Named to BTI Client Service A-Team

We are proud to report that Miller Canfield has been named to the Client Service A-Team 2019 list by law firm research and ranking firm BTI Consulting. The designation is given only to those firms that are considered by clients to deliver the highest levels of service.

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