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08 February 2018

Jackson Accepted into LCLD Fellows Program

Dustin J. Jackson was accepted into the 2018 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows Program.  The program accepts mid-career attorneys with strong leadership and relationship skills who are committed to fostering diversity within the country’s leading law firms and largest companies, and the legal profession at large. Their first meeting will be March 2-4 in New Orleans.

“Already recognized as high achievers within their own organizations, the Fellows will experience a year of multifaceted professional development,” said Robert Grey, President of LCLD. “Our Fellows program is unique in the nation, as it focuses on equipping participants with the advanced skills they need to play larger and more responsible roles in our Member organizations.”

Mr. Jackson focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and general corporate counseling. He has represented a diverse range of clients in both domestic and international mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Jackson regularly works with clients in the manufacturing, distribution, automotive, health care, transportation, and medical device industries.  He started his law practice at Miller Johnson and then practiced in the Detroit office of Foley & Lardner before returning in 2017 as a Member.

Mr. Jackson is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan. He is also an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).  He earned his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Western Michigan University and his Juris Doctorate, from the University of Michigan Law School. He is licensed to practice in Michigan.

Formed in 2009, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) is made up of the general counsels of the nation’s preeminent corporations and of the managing partners of the nation’s leading law firms. For more information on the LCLD, please visit: www.lcldnet.org

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.  In November 2017, U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers awarded Miller Johnson with tier 1 rankings for 26 practice areas in the Grand Rapids Metro area and nine practice areas in Kalamazoo.  For more firm information, visit our LinkedIn page.

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