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DBusiness Names 38 Miller Canfield Lawyers Among Metro Detroit’s Top

November 1, 2013

Miller Canfield announced today that 38 of its lawyers in Southeast Michigan were selected as DBusiness magazine’s 2014 Top Lawyers.

Miller Canfield lawyers were recognized for their legal expertise in 22 legal areas including: alternative dispute resolution, antitrust and antitrust litigation, appellate, banking, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, construction and construction litigation, corporate law, employee benefits, energy, franchise, intellectual property and patents, labor and employment, litigation, M&A law, nonprofits and charities, professional malpractice, public finance, real estate, securities and white-collar criminal defense.  

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Joseph M. Fazio, Real Estate; Sonal Hope Mithani, Construction and Construction Litigation; Stephen G. Palms, Real Estate; and Kimberly L. Scott, Antitrust Litigation

Detroit, Michigan

Kimberly A. Berger, Intellectual Property Litigation, Michael P. Coakley, Commercial Litigation and Securities; Thomas D. Colis, Public Finance; Lawrence M. Dudek, Construction, Construction Litigation and Real Estate; Jonathan S. Green, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights; Irene Bruce Hathaway, Franchise; Amy M. Johnston, Energy; Thomas W. Linn, Banking; Anthony J. Mavrinac, Banking; Michael P. McGee, Public Finance; Patrick F. McGow, Public Finance; Christopher A. McMican, Employee Benefits; Megan P. Norris, Labor and Employment; A. Michael Palizzi, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property and Patents; Clarence L. Pozza, Jr., Securities Law; Steven A. Roach, Banking; Jennifer L. Sabourin, Labor and Employment; Larry J. Saylor, Antitrust, Antitrust Litigation and Appellate; Amanda Van Dusen, Public Finance Law; Joseph G. Vernon, Commercial Litigation; Richard A. Walawender, Corporate and M&A Law; Peter W. Waldmeir, Energy Law; and Richard W. Warren, Jr., Labor and Employment

Troy, Michigan

James L. Allen, Real Estate; Thomas G. Appleman, Corporate and Securities Law; Brad B. Arbuckle, Corporate, M&A and Securities Law; Thomas W. Cranmer, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Litigation, Professional Malpractice and White-Collar Criminal Defense; Ronald E. Hodess, Construction and Real Estate; David D. Joswick, Corporate and Securities; Kenneth E. Konop, Nonprofits/Charities; Matthew F. Leitman, White-Collar Criminal Defense; Kenneth J. Sachs, Employee Benefits; James A. Simpson, Real Estate; David M Thoms, Nonprofit/Charities.

DBusiness conducted a peer review survey, polling more than 15,000 attorneys in Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Washtenaw and Livingston counties.  Lawyers were asked to nominate up to three attorneys in any of the forty-nine specialized practice areas.  Special weight was given to those lawyers chosen by attorneys working at firms other than their own as well as prior honorees.