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28 March 2022

Emily Palacios Joins Miller Johnson Real Estate Practice

Emily C. Palacios, one of Michigan’s leading attorneys in real property development and public law matters, has joined Miller Johnson in the firm’s Detroit office. Ms. Palacios represents clients in transactional and litigation matters involving real estate, land use, construction, government and election law, cannabis, and renewable energy. She was most recently Associate General Counsel at the University of Michigan.

“I am thrilled to join Miller Johnson,” said Palacios. “The firm’s “down to earth, down to business” approach to client service is the perfect match for my practice.” “I am excited to return to private practice and supporting great clients throughout the state achieve their real estate and business objectives.”

“Emily brings a sophisticated, deep knowledge of real estate activity in Michigan,” said David M. Buday, Managing Member of Miller Johnson. “She has helped her client’s steer projects that have had a profound impact on what Michigan’s real estate landscape looks like in 2022. Emily’s depth of experience and commitment to client-centered service makes her the perfect addition to the firm.”

Prior to private practice as an attorney, Ms. Palacios was Vice President and Planning Group Manager for Wade Trim. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School. She also earned a Master of Urban Planning and a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Urban Studies with high honors, from the University of Michigan.

About Miller Johnson

Miller Johnson is a full-service firm providing legal counsel to businesses and individuals in corporate matters, employment and labor law, litigation, employee benefits, and private client representation including estate planning and family law. Since 1959, Miller Johnson has been Michigan-based and has served clients worldwide.

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