News

03 December 2015

Ens Joins Miller Johnson’s Real Estate Group

Miller Johnson is pleased to welcome James A. Ens as a Member in the Grand Rapids office.

Mr. Ens has worked in commercial real estate for more than 30 years and is now part of Miller Johnson’s real estate practice group. His niche is in development including economic structuring and financing. He has been the lead attorney on many high-profile projects in the downtown Grand Rapids area in recent years. Mr. Ens has significant experience in property acquisitions and dispositions, land use approvals and permits, leasing, and multi-use residential development. He also does mediation and arbitration for disputes.

Mr. Ens earned his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School and a B.B.A. from Western Michigan University. Prior to joining Miller Johnson, Mr. Ens was with another Grand Rapids law firm where he was the head of the real estate practice and served on the executive committee.

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