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01 November 2017

“Best Law Firms” Recognizes Miller Johnson with Increased Number of Tier One Rankings for Core Practice Areas

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U.S. News and Best Lawyers released the 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings today.  Miller Johnson received tier one rankings for 26 practice areas in the Grand Rapids Metro Area and 9 in Kalamazoo.  This is an increase for both offices.

Miller Johnson earned tier one rankings for many of the client sectors that we serve including:

  • Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • Construction Law (also Litigation – Construction)
  • Education Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Real Estate Law (also Litigation – Real Estate)

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

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

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law

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

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

Miller Johnson’s litigation section is recognized for these specialized areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mediation

The complete list of Best Law Firm rankings (including the firm’s tier two and tier three ranked practice areas) and the 45 Miller Johnson attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers and eight named as Lawyer of the Year can be found on the following web sites:

The rankings in the 2018 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, family law, and estate planning.  For more firm information, visit our LinkedIn page

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