01 November 2019

“Best Law Firms” Increases Number of Core Practice Areas Miller Johnson is Recognized For

U.S. News and Best Lawyers released the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings today. Miller Johnson received tier one rankings for 29 practice areas in the Grand Rapids Metro Area and 9 in Kalamazoo.

In addition to being recognized in the core areas of legal practice defined below, the firm was recognized for legal services directly related to client groups including health care, construction, insurance, and closely held and family owned businesses.  One client commented “They offer a variety of experts on whatever legal issue we are dealing with – employee, law suits, contracts, copyright and real estate.  Every interaction is with a knowledgeable, professional, understanding attorney.  I feel confident in their advice.”

Miller Johnson’s litigation section was recognized for three additional specialized areas including Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – Insurance and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants. Other areas include:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mediation

Miller Johnson continued to be recognized with tier one rankings in business/corporate areas including:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Miller Johnson’s employment and labor group has received tier one rankings for counsel in these areas in every edition:

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law- Management
  • Labor Law- Management
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

For the services we provide to private clients, the firm received tier one rankings for Family Law (including Mediation), Trusts and Estates (including litigation) and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants.

The complete list of Best Law Firm rankings (including the firm’s tier two and tier three ranked practice areas) can be found here and the 46 Miller Johnson attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers and eight named as Lawyer of the Year can be found here.

The rankings in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided in the law firm survey. All of the quantitative and qualitative data were combined into an overall “Best Law Firms” score for each firm then compared to other firms within the same metropolitan area and at the national level.

Miller Johnson is a full-service firm providing legal counsel to businesses and individuals in areas such as business and corporate, employment and labor, litigation, employee benefits, and estate planning.  For more firm information, visit our LinkedIn page.

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