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Miller Canfield Attorney Thomas Cranmer Receives "2008 Practitioner of the Year Award" from Oakland County Republican Party

April 11, 2008

The law firm of Miller Canfield announces that Thomas W. Cranmer, a principal in the Troy office, was recently honored with the “2008 Practitioner of the Year Award” by the Oakland County Republican Party.

Cranmer is a deputy leader of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group and is a past president of the State Bar of Michigan. He has 30 years’ experience, representing both individual and corporate clients in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, corporate compliance programs, internal investigations and complex commercial civil litigation.

He was also recently recognized as a “2007 Lawyer of the Year” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Cranmer is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and is a former member of the Board of Commissioners of the State Bar of Michigan. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors of the Oakland County Bar Association as well as a past President of the Oakland County Bar Foundation and Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan; a life member of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference; a founding member of the Oakland County Criminal Assignment Committee, and a hearing panel member of the American Arbitration Association.

He received his law degree from Ohio Northern University in 1975, and his B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1972.

With 379 attorneys practicing in all major areas of law, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. is among the 200 largest law firms in the U.S. and is Michigan’s largest and oldest law firm.

The firm was established in Detroit in 1852 and currently employs 800 in offices in Michigan, Illinois, Massachusetts, Florida, New York, Canada and Poland.