01 November 2018

“Best Law Firms” Recognizes Miller Johnson for Core Practice Areas

Best Law Firms 2019

U.S. News and Best Lawyers released the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings today.  Miller Johnson received tier one rankings for 27 practice areas in the Grand Rapids Metro Area and 9 in Kalamazoo.

Miller Johnson continued to be recognized with tier one rankings in business/corporate areas. A corporate contact said “an exceptional experience. They brought great insight, expertise and professionalism on one of the most complex transactions we worked on in years. Their team was critical in making this successful.” Some practice areas ranked tier one include:

  • 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 edition:

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

A client for employment legal services offered: “Miller Johnson provides highly responsive, superior services with deep expertise in Employment Law. The firm’s attorneys work collaboratively with in-house counsel and provide efficient, effective and practical solutions.”

Miller Johnson’s litigation section is recognized for several specialized areas. A client said “Everyone at Miller Johnson has been outstanding. The executive litigators as well as the support staff have been incredible to work with. We couldn’t be happier.” Some areas include:

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

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. One non-profit contact commented “The epitome of professionalism and expertise in estate planning. I have seen the effects of Miller Johnson’s work on a variety of estate plans from small and simple to large and complicated and all have received the same diligence and care.”

The complete list of Best Law Firm rankings (including the firm’s tier two and tier three ranked practice areas) and the 44 Miller Johnson attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers and seven named as Lawyer of the Year along with additional client comments can be found on the following web sites:

The rankings in the 2019 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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