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Miller Canfield Ranks First in Michigan, Fourth Region by "Midwest Real Estate News"

June 18, 2007

The law firm of Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Midwest Real Estate News magazine ranked the firm fourth on its list of 2007 Best of the Best Real Estate Law Firms in the Midwest, making it the top-ranked Michigan-based law firm. The results were published in the magazine’s May 2007 issue.

Miller Canfield completed 800 real estate transactions in 2006. Of those transactions, 65 were valued at $5 million to $14 million, and 22 were valued at more than $15 million. Transactions included commercial, industrial, shopping centers, land, office buildings and multi-family matters, as well as commercial mortgage loan closings.

“It is particularly rewarding to receive such a high ranking given the exceptional firms and real estate practices located in in the Midwest,” said Ronald E. Hodess, leader of the firm’s Real Estate Group. “With nearly 35 real estate lawyers with experience in virtually every facet of real estate activity, we serve commercial real estate clients across the nation.”

Midwest Real Estate News has been one of the region’s leaders in commercial real estate coverage for more than 20 years. The rankings in the Best of the Best issue are based on law firm surveys regarding number, size and type of real estate transactions completed in 2006.

The law firm of Miller Canfield was established in Detroit in 1852 and employs more than 800 in offices in Michigan, Massachusetts, Florida, New York, Canada and Poland.