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14 June 2021

Miller Johnson Represents Landscape Forms in Acquisition of Loll Designs

The Transaction At the end of 2020, Landscape Forms, Inc. (“Landscape Forms”) acquired the business of Duluth, MN-based Loll Designs, Inc. (“Loll Designs”). Loll Designs is an award-winning designer and manufacturer of spirited, robust and highly-sustainable outdoor furniture, and shares a distinctly design-forward philosophy with Landscape Forms. It is recognized worldwide for its contemporary designs […]


17 May 2021

Miller Johnson Represents TRM Equity in Acquisition of Elyria Foundry

The Transaction Earlier this year, TRM Equity acquired Elyria Foundry. Based in Elyria, Ohio and Greenville, Pennsylvania, Elyria Foundry specializes in ductile iron castings ranging from 50 to 200,000 pounds and serving a broad set of markets including defense, oil and gas, construction equipment and mining. “The foundry industry has been under considerable pressure over […]


26 April 2021

Estate Planning Attorney Bobbi Hines Joins Miller Johnson

Bobbi S. Hines has joined Miller Johnson as a Member in the firm’s Probate and Estate Planning practice group. Ms. Hines brings 15+ years’ experience as an estate planning, elder law, and Medicaid attorney. She previously practiced at a mid-sized firm in Grand Rapids. “Bobbi is an important addition to our team because of her […]


12 April 2021

Brandon Griffith Joins Miller Johnson Intellectual Property Practice

Brandon Griffith has joined Miller Johnson as a Member in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group as the firm builds additional strength in protecting clients’ IP assets. Mr. Griffith comes to Miller Johnson from a large Detroit-based firm where he represented companies in the multifaceted landscapes of business and intellectual property strategy. Mr. Griffith brings […]


29 March 2021

Shoran Reid Williams Appointed to Black Lawyers Forum

Shoran Reid Williams, Senior Counsel with Miller Johnson, has been appointed to the Black Lawyers Forum within Meritas, an alliance of leading independent law firms that provide clients access to top-tier legal expertise throughout the world. Miller Johnson is the west Michigan member firm of Meritas. “I am honored to have a voice in the […]


25 March 2021

Miller Johnson Welcomes Brett Swearingen, Spencer Layson

Miller Johnson welcomes Brett Swearingen and Spencer Layson as associate attorneys. The attorneys join the firm’s Grand Rapids office. Brett Swearingen brings his practice to the Employment & Labor section from the U.S. Department of Labor. At the DOL, Mr. Swearingen counseled the Deputy Secretary and Secretary on employee benefits and civil rights matters and […]


22 March 2021

O’Rourke Elected to Membership at Miller Johnson

Matthew M. O’Rourke was recently elected to Membership at Miller Johnson. Mr. O’Rourke practices in the firm’s Employment & Labor group, focusing on employment litigation, counseling clients on employment policies and practices and traditional labor. Mr. O’Rourke is a member of Miller Johnson’s recruiting committee and part of the firm’s Project Giveback pro bono initiative. […]


16 March 2021

Miller Johnson Represents Zeeland Lumber & Supply in its Sale to US LBM

The Transaction In November 2020, US LBM acquired the business of Zeeland Lumber & Supply (Zeeland), a building products dealer and manufacturer serving the Midwest. Zeeland operates three full-service lumber and supply yards and three truss and component facilities scattered throughout Michigan and Northern Indiana that distribute an expansive range of products such as windows, […]


04 March 2021

Hillary Scholten Joins Miller Johnson as Senior Counsel to Work with Public Sector Clients and Start Government Affairs Group

Miller Johnson is pleased to announce that Hillary Scholten has joined the firm as Senior Counsel and will spearhead the firm’s start up Government Affairs group. An experienced public interest lawyer, and the 2020 Democratic Congressional nominee for Michigan’s 3rd District, Ms. Scholten brings a wide range of legal skills, professional relationships, and policy experience […]


02 March 2021

Miller Johnson Welcomes Hillary Scholten and Julia Schall

Miller Johnson welcomes Hillary Scholten and Julia Schall as attorneys joining the firm. Hillary Scholten joins as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Employment and Labor group, specializing in immigration law. Ms. Scholten will also head up the firm’s Government Affairs practice. An experienced public interest lawyer, and the 2020 Democratic Congressional nominee for Michigan’s 3rd […]