20 August 2019

Best Lawyers Recognizes Forty-Six Attorneys and Names Eight as Lawyer of the Year

Lawyers from Miller Johnson were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020.

Forty-six lawyers are being honored with 5 being new to the list.  They are:

  • Dustin Daniels (Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law)
  • Keith Eastland (Employment Law – Management)
  • Jim Peterson (Legal Malpractice – Defendants and Trade Secrets Law)
  • Cathy Tracey (Employment Law – Management)
  • Sarah Willey (Employment Law – Management)

In addition, Best Lawyers recognized 4 attorneys in additional practice areas.  Max Barnes (Venture Capital Law), Erik Daly (Securities / Capital Law), Ken Hofman (Nonprofit / Charities Law), and Andy Portinga (Litigation – Insurance).

Eight Miller Johnson attorneys are deemed as “Lawyers of the Year” for their respective practice areas.  Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.  They are:

  • Dave Gass (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
  • Erik Daly (M&A)
  • Jeff Ammon (Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law)
  • Mark Rizik (Tax Law)
  • Mary Bauman (Employee Benefits)
  • Mike Quinn (Collaborative Family Law)
  • Wendy Holtvluwer (Nonprofit / Charities Law)
  • David Buday (Employment Law – Management)

Miller Johnson attorneys are recognized for practice areas that directly correlate with the work the firm does for clients.  The areas include:

  • Corporate Law as well as specialized areas of Tax Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Real Estate Law, Employee Benefits Law and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Employment Law – Management and related areas of Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment and Immigration
  • Litigation areas – including Bet-the-Company, Commercial Litigation, Mediation, Appellate Practice, Insurance and Trade Secrets
  • Private Client matters such as Trusts and Estates (including litigation)

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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