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Image related to "We Are A Firm That Values Diversity": Partnering With the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber

Miller Canfield has announced that it will be the first Detroit law firm to sponsor the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce, which partners with allied corporate and nonprofit members to promote workplace and corporate diversity and inclusion of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business community.

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Miller Canfield has announced that Matthew Steele has rejoined the firm to open an office in Cincinnati. The new office will complement the Firm's presence in Cleveland and continue its strategy of expansion in Ohio and the broader Great Lakes region.

Steele had previously worked in Miller Canfield's Real Estate Group from 2012 to 2015. His work focused on commercial finance matters for national and regional banks, as well as complex real estate transactions and commercial workouts and foreclosures.

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64 Miller Canfield lawyers have been recognized for exceptional performance in the Michigan, Illinois and Ohio editions of Super Lawyers for 2018, and an additional 16 have been named as "Rising Stars" in the magazine's annual listing of the state's top up-and-coming lawyers.

Four Miller Canfield lawyers also received special recognition as Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan. They are:

Super Lawyers magazine annually names lawyers in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through independent research. Rising Stars combines peer nominations and evaluations with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

View the full list of Miller Canfield attorneys recognized in 2018 Super Lawyers here!

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Image related to Recognized for Our Commitment to Diversity

Miller Canfield is the only firm in Michigan to be named among 41 major law firms nationwide that have earned Mansfield Certification from Diversity Lab, the national incubator for innovative ideas and solutions to boost diversity and inclusion in law, and is one of just 27 to earn the Mansfield Certified Plus designation for 2018.

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Image related to 111 Miller Canfield Lawyers Named Best Lawyers in America

U.S. News & World Report has named 111 Miller Canfield attorneys in Michigan, Illinois and Florida in "Best Lawyers 2019." Recognized for excellence in 58 practice specialties across the firm, lawyers earning Best Lawyers distinction are rated by their peers as the best in their profession.

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Image related to Joe Infante Named One of Grand Rapids' Business Leaders

Joe Infante has been named on Grand Rapids Business Journal’s annual “40 Under 40” list for the second time. Infante, a principal attorney in Miller Canfield’s Grand Rapids office, was selected as a business leader in Grand Rapids for his excellence in the practice of law, his outstanding reputation as one of the top craft beverage lawyers nationwide, and for the significant volunteer work he does for Hospice of Michigan, for which he serves on the Foundation Board. He is also the co-chair and founder of the Hospice of Michigan’s Barley, BBQ & Beats annual fundraiser.

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Image related to Two New Attorneys Expand Our Immigration Practice

We're pleased to announce that two immigration attorneys have joined the firm in our Detroit office, part of a strategic vision to serve clients' current and future needs in immigration matters. Lu (Kevin) Wang and Elizabeth Boyda Baker joined the firm on July 30, 2018.

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We are proud to be one of the law firms pioneering the Mansfield 2.0 rule to close the gap in leadership roles for women and minorities in law firm hiring. In 2017, we were among several dozen of the nation's leading firms to adopt the original Mansfield Rule, named for the first woman admitted to practice law in the United States, Arabella Mansfield.

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Image related to Miller Canfield Attorneys Host Panels and Hold Office Hours to Provide Entrepreneurs Free Legal Help During Detroit Startup Week

Miller Canfield attorneys will offer free legal help to new and aspiring business owners during Detroit Startup Week, June 18-22, 2018.

Miller Canfield and other prominent Detroit law firms and legal departments will host the fourth annual Small Business Legal Academy (SBLA), just one of the many offerings during Startup Week, presenting free legal panels on key topics that startups need to know, including intellectual property, employment, tax, funding and real property issues.

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Image related to Julianne Cassin Sharp to Lead Miller Canfield Immigration Practice

Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Julianne Cassin Sharp has joined the firm as a principal attorney and will lead the firm's Immigration practice. Bilingual in Spanish and English, Sharp has 17 years of experience representing companies and individuals in all aspects of immigration and nationality law. 

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