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Image related to Congratulations to Jennifer Sabourin on Two Big Honors!

Miller Canfield Principal Jennifer Sabourin has been receiving some well-deserved recognition from her peers near and far lately.

Sabourin, deputy leader of Miller Canfield's Employment and Labor Group, has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly's Women in the Law Class of 2019. This annual recognition celebrates the significant contributions made by women to the legal profession and the community at large. It emphasizes excellence in the practice of law, service to the legal community, mentorship, leadership and civic involvement.

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Image related to Kim Scott to Receive State Bar of Michigan's Highest Pro Bono Honor

We are excited to congratulate Kimberly Scott, a principal in our Ann Arbor office, who will be awarded the prestigious State Bar of Michigan John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award, given annually to recognize outstanding pro bono service.

Since June 2017, Kim has worked on the widely publicized class action case Hamama v. Adducci, which she has done on a pro bono basis in cooperation with the ACLU of Michigan. The case has impacted some 1,400 Iraqi nationals who had been living in the United States for years, and even decades. Hundreds of them live in Southeast Michigan.

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Image related to Congratulations to Our Clients on a Historic Detroit Project!

Miller Canfield congratulates its clients, the City of Detroit, and the Detroit Brownfield Redevelopment Authority on the successful assembly of nearly 215 acres of property—without the use of eminent domain—that will enable Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to move forward with its highly publicized Mack Assembly project. FCA plans to invest $2.5 billion in the project, where it will build new versions of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, creating approximately 5,000 jobs.

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We are proud to report that 15 Miller Canfield attorneys and five of our practice groups have been named among the best in the U.S. by "Chambers USA 2019." 

"Sources describe it as the 'top full-service firm in Michigan' and praise both its understanding of the local legal environment and its international presence," Chambers reported in its analysis of Miller Canfield.

The firm earned rankings in five of its core practice areas: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate. Further, Chambers USA identified the firm's Export Controls Group as a Recognized Practice, noting that clients describe the group as "a go-to firm for this kind of work."

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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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Image related to Meet Our Two Newest Associates

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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Image related to "Supporting the LGBTQ community in tangible ways"

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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