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Chambers USA Again Names Miller Canfield Among America’s Leading Business Lawyers

May 28, 2014

Chambers USA 2014, a referral guide designed to objectively present the best practitioners in the main areas of corporate law, has selected Miller Canfield as a top law firm in all six practice areas ranked in Michigan. Eighteen of the firm’s lawyers are also recognized as leaders in their respective fields.

The firm received the highest possible ranking – Band 1 – in Commercial Litigation. It was also recognized for Labor & Employment, Banking & Finance Law, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Real Estate and its Corporate/M&A work.

Those named leading lawyers in their specialty area in Chambers USA 2014 are: 

Ann Arbor office: Joseph M. Fazio, Real Estate; Jeffrey L. LaBine, Corporate/M&A; Stephen G. Palms, Real Estate 

Detroit office: Orin D. Brustad, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Adam S. Forman, Labor & Employment; Leonard D. Givens, Labor & Employment; Jonathan S. Green, Banking & Finance: Bankruptcy; Christopher A. McMican, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Megan P. Norris, Labor & Employment ; Clarence L. Pozza, Jr., Commercial Litigation; Steven A. Roach, Banking & Finance: Bankruptcy; Carl H. von Ende, Commercial Litigation; Jerome R. Watson, Labor & Employment 

Grand Rapids office: Trent J. Taylor, Banking & Finance

Troy office: Thomas W. Cranmer, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations; Ronald E. Hodess, Real Estate; Ronald H. Riback, Banking & Finance; James A. Simpson, Real Estate 

Chambers USA ranks firms and lawyers considered leaders in their field. A team of 50+ full-time researchers interview lawyers, clients and purchasers of legal services. Firms are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be ranked, making the guide a reflection of market opinion. For more information, visit