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Image related to Introducing New Associates Ashley Higginson and Maggie Schenone

We're pleased to welcome new associate attorneys in our Chicago and Lansing offices.

Ashley Higginson has joined Miller Canfield's Employment and Labor Group and will work in the Lansing office. She has experience working in education law, as well as real estate and land use law. She worked with Newark Public Schools and Jersey City Public Schools, assisting with board of education matters, charter and private schools, schools for students with disabilities, and matters involving the Open Public Records Act, FERPA, teacher tenure, and special education and 504 accommodations.

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Image related to Introducing Our New Office in Washington, D.C. - And The People Behind It

We're excited to announce the opening of our newest office in Washington, D.C., as well as the addition of three attorneys—principals Pawel Chudzicki and Władek Rzycki, and senior attorney Lana Yaghi.

Those three attorneys come to Miller Canfield from global firm K&L Gates and add strength to our robust and growing international practice team. The move also enables us to enhance our scope of services for domestic and international clients and strengthens our Polish capabilities, positioning us as the leading firm for clients engaged in U.S.-Polish business matters.

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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 Wayne County Project Named Finalist in "Deal of the Year" Awards

We were honored to serve as bond counsel to Wayne County in connection with its deal to fund a $533 million criminal justice complex in partnership with the Michigan Finance Authority. The deal has now been named the Midwest Region Deal of the Year in The Bond Buyer, and is a finalist in the national 17th Annual Deal of the Year awards.

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Image related to We're Opening A Cincinnati Office - Meet the Person Leading It

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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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 Striving to Make A Difference

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 Chambers USA Names Miller Canfield Lawyers, Groups Among Best Nationwide

"Chambers USA 2018" has ranked 13 of Miller Canfield's attorneys and five practice groups among the best in the U.S.

The firm earned rankings in five of its core practice areas: Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate.

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Image related to Yuri Shidenko Joins Miller Canfield’s Chicago Office

Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Yuri Shidenko has joined the firm as a senior counsel in the Real Estate Group in Chicago. The announcement was made by CEO Michael McGee.

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Image related to Miller Canfield Announces Richard J. Seryak Pro Bono Award Winners

Announcing the winners of the prestigious 2017 Richard J. Seryak Award in recognition of pro bono service: Cara Houck and Kimberly Scott. 

The annual award was first given in 2015, in memory of Richard Seryak, who during his 40-year legal career at Miller Canfield exemplified the standard of pro bono service. Seryak’s widow Dr. Helene Dombrowski and children Elizabeth Seryak and Dr. Kaitlin Seryak established the award to recognize attorneys who continue Richard Seryak’s legacy. The Seryak family provides a stipend for the award winner to donate to the legal service organization of his or her choice.

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