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Attorney Returns To Miller Canfield

March 25, 2002

She first joined Miller Canfield in 1999, leaving in December 2000 to join Foley & Lardner, where she practiced in the labor and employment law area for 15 months. She is the third attorney to return to Miller Canfield from Foley & Lardner.

"We are delighted that Ella Bully-Cummings has returned. Although we're a large firm, we have a close-knit collegiality often reserved for small firms," said Thomas W. Linn, Miller Canfield's CEO.

Ms. Bully-Cummings received her law degree, cum laude, from the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, and her B.A., with honors, from Madonna University. She has an extensive background in law enforcement, having served with the Detroit Police Department for nearly 20 years as a police officer, sergeant, lieutenant, inspector, and commander.

She is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, National Bar Association, and the Wolverine Bar Association, as well as the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Law Enforcement Executive Development Association, National Center for Women and Policing, and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.

She is a 1998 graduate of Detroit Leadership XX, sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber.

She resides in Detroit.

The 300-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. , established in Detroit, Michigan in 1852, has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Troy, Washington, D.C., New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland. The internet address is