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Miller Canfield Lawyer Greg Nowak Receives Two Distinguished Awards

October 12, 2012

The law firm of Miller Canfield announces that attorney and CPA, Gregory A. Nowak, recently received two distinguished awards for his public service.  On September 29, Nowak received the Cowger Leadership Award from the American Cancer Society (ACS) for his outstanding contribution to the ACS’ fundraising effort, serving as finance chair for the past two years.  On October 1, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) for his contributions to the accounting profession in Michigan. He is the past chair of the board of the MACPA. 

As a principal at Miller Canfield, Nowak is one of Michigan’s leading experts on state and local tax issues.  With over 20 years’ experience, he focuses his practice on both structural tax planning and state tax controversy matters. Throughout his career, he has represented many major companies on multistate tax matters including clients in the manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries. He has litigated and negotiated issues involving all of Michigan’s major taxes, has played an active advisory role in most of the significant Michigan tax controversies in recent years, and has also served as a tax policy advisor to the Michigan legislature and Snyder administration.

He is a longtime member of the MACPA and received their Hoatlin Award in 2008 and Special Recognition Award in 2009. He is chair of the Detroit Regional Chamber Tax Committee and a member of the council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a member of the boards of the Detroit Historical Society and the Accounting Aid Society, and treasurer of the Detroit Yacht Club.