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Chambers USA 2010 Names Miller Canfield Among America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Firm receives national recognition in Sports Law and leads the state in number of attorneys ranked

June 21, 2010

Chambers USA 2010, a referral guide designed to objectively present the best practitioners in the main areas of corporate law, has selected Miller Canfield as a top law firm in all six practice areas ranked in Michigan and has ranked the firm nationally. In addition, 21 of the firm’s lawyers are recognized as leading business lawyers – more than any other Michigan law firm for the sixth year in a row.

Miller Canfield is recognized nationally as a leader in Sports Law. In Michigan, the firm received the highest possible ranking in Commercial Litigation; Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; and Labor & Employment Law; and was also recognized for Banking & Finance Law; Real Estate; and its Corporate/M&A work.

Those named leading lawyers in their specialty area in Chambers USA 2010 are:

Ann Arbor office: Gregory L. Curtner, Commercial Litigation and national recognition in Sports Law; Joseph M. Fazio, Real Estate; Stephen G. Palms, Real Estate

Detroit office: Orin D. Brustad, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Donna J. Donati, Labor & Employment; Leonard D. Givens, Labor & Employment; Jonathan S. Green, Banking & Finance: Bankruptcy; Kristin A. Hermann, Banking & Finance; David K. McLeod, Banking & Finance; Christopher A. McMican, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Megan P. Norris, Labor & Employment; Clarence L. Pozza, Jr., Commercial Litigation; Steven A. Roach, Banking & Finance: Bankruptcy; Richard J. Seryak, Labor & Employment; Carl H. von Ende, Commercial Litigation; Jerome R. Watson, Labor & Employment

Grand Rapids office: Charles (Sandy) Mishkind, Labor & Employment

Troy office: Thomas W. Cranmer, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations; Ronald E. Hodess, Real Estate; Ronald H. Riback, Banking & Finance; James A. Simpson, Real Estate

Chambers USA ranks firms and lawyers considered leaders in their field. A team of 50+ full-time researchers interview lawyers, clients and purchasers of legal services. Firms are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be ranked, making the guide a reflection of market opinion.