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Jennifer Van Horn Joins Miller Canfield

February 1, 2006

Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., one of Michigan’s largest corporate law firms, announces that Jennifer M. Van Horn has joined the firm as a senior attorney practicing commercial and employment litigation, as well as divorce and domestic relations.

Prior to joining Miller Canfield, she was a shareholder at Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C. in Lansing, Michigan.

While Van Horn will reside in Miller Canfield’s Grand Rapids office, she will continue to serve clients in the greater Lansing area.

“Jennifer brings over 10 years of experience to Miller Canfield,” said Stanley J. Stek, deputy group leader of the firm’s litigation practice in the Grand Rapids office, which now has 18 lawyers. “She is a very dedicated attorney and her emphasis on litigation and matters relating to custody, support, and asset division is a great complement to our current services.”

Her experience includes business, employment litigation including sex and race discrimination, sexual harassment, and breach of contract cases, including winning a case to obtain a $5.5 million verdict on behalf of the client. She also has extensive experience in family law disputes.

She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Grand Rapids Bar Association, Ingham County Bar Association and American Bar Association, and is a fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. She is a case evaluator serving on panels in Eaton, Clinton and Ingham Counties.

She is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, American Inns of Court: MSU – Detroit College of Law, and Transportation Lawyers Association. She is secretary and a member of the executive committee and board of directors for Highfields.

Van Horn received her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, cum laude, in 1995. She received her B.A. from Michigan State University in 1992.

The 350-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Saginaw, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Wroclaw, and Warsaw, Poland.