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

June 11, 2012

Chambers USA 2012, 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. In addition, 21 of the firm’s lawyers are recognized as leading business lawyers.

In Michigan, the firm received the highest possible ranking – Band 1 – 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 2012 are: 

Ann Arbor office: Joseph M. Fazio, Real Estate; Stephen G. Palms, Real Estate

Detroit office: Orin D. Brustad, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Donna J. Donati, Labor & Employment; Adam S. Forman, Labor & Employment; Leonard D. Givens, Labor & Employment; Jonathan S. Green, Banking & Finance: Bankruptcy; 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; Brian H. Holt, Real Estate; Matthew F. Leitman, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations; 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. For more information, visit