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Image related to Introducing New Associates Sam Charara, Ashley Higginson and Maggie Schenone

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

Sam Charara has joined Miller Canfield's growing Intellectual Property Group in the firm's Detroit office. Charara has experience preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications in the biotechnology, biomechanical assist devices, mechanical, autonomous driving and computer science fields. He also has experience in prosecution strategies, records of invention, and patentability reports for both domestic and international clients.

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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 We're Growing in Chicago and Grand Rapids

We're excited to share that our team is growing! Ed Rice and Marina Saito have joined our intellectual property team in Chicago, while Chris Gartman, Brittni King and Tom Soehl have been added to our Grand Rapids office.

Here's a quick introduction to our newest colleagues.

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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 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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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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Image related to Miller Canfield Expands Intellectual Property Practice, Adds Veteran Attorney Gregory DeGrazia

Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Gregory D. DeGrazia has joined the firm as a principal attorney in the Intellectual Property Group. The announcement was made by CEO Michael McGee.

DeGrazia has nearly 20 years of experience in intellectual property law. He has focused his practice on the protection of trade secrets and intellectual property nationwide and in Asia and Europe.

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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 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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