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Lawyer Troy L. Harris Named to Prestigious Global Construction Lawyer List

January 26, 2015

The law firm of Miller Canfield announces that Troy L. Harris, Of Counsel to the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Section, has been listed in the 2015 global edition of Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2015, to be published in April 2015 by Who’s Who Legal ( Based in the United Kingdom, Who’s Who identifies “the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law." It is a the official research partner of the International Bar Association and a strategic partner of the American Bar Association Section of International Law.

Harris was selected through a peer-nomination process that required independent nominations and a thorough international media review and peer interviews. Harris is the only Michigan lawyer listed and only one of four American lawyers to be listed by the publication for both Construction and Arbitration in 2015.

In addition to being Of Counsel to the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Section, Harris is a full-time professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he teaches International Commercial Arbitration, Sales, Contracts and Construction Law. He has also served as the law school’s Interim Dean.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and co-authored a first-in-its-field, how-to practice guide, International Construction Arbitration Handbook, first published by West in 2008 and updated annually. He is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” in the area of Construction Law and is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s International, Commercial, and Construction panels of arbitrators.

Miller Canfield’s International Dispute Resolution Section has experience before international arbitration tribunals around the world. Its members regularly serve as both advocates and arbitrators in institutional and ad hoc arbitrations and hold leadership positions in the International Bar Association, the American Society of International Law, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and the American Bar Association. They are frequent speakers on international arbitration topics at local, state, national, and international venues.