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19 November 2021

Adam Walker Interviewed by Detroit News on suspensions, expulsions spike in Michigan’s schools

***On November 14, 2021, Adam Walker was interviewed for a Detroit News article authored by Jennifer Chambers.*** https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/education/2021/11/15/suspensions-expulsions-michigan-schools-discipline-zero-tolerance-vaping-weapons-unwanted-touching/8553180002/ (subscription required) Groups alarmed as suspensions, expulsions spike in Michigan’s schools Kristine Hickman’s 11-year-old son was excited to return to school on Oct. 1 after being expelled for 180 days for bringing a marijuana gummy to class […]


19 November 2021

Kevin Sutton Interviewed by Michigan Radio on Uptick in Suspensions and Expulsions

***On November 18, 2021, Kevin Sutton was interviewed by Sophia Kalakailo of Michigan Public Radio.*** https://www.michiganradio.org/education/2021-11-18/michigan-advocacy-groups-say-uptick-in-suspensions-and-expulsions-result-of-readjustment-to-in-person-learning Michigan advocacy groups say uptick in suspensions and expulsions result of readjustment to in-person learning Advocacy groups and education lawyers say that expulsions and suspensions from schools have spiked statewide. The Michigan Department of Education says that expulsion data […]


05 November 2021

Miller Johnson Ranked in “Best Law Firms”

Miller Johnson received 48 metropolitan rankings in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® 2022 “Best Law Firms” rankings released today. Miller Johnson has been recognized in each of the 12 consecutive years of Best Law Firms rankings. Firms included in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” […]


02 November 2021

Schmid Joins Miller Johnson Intellectual Property Practice

Andrew T. Schmid has joined Miller Johnson’s Intellectual Property practice as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Grand Rapids office. Mr. Schmid focuses on worldwide patent procurement. His practice involves mechanical, electromechanical, and computer related technologies including artificial intelligence, distributed systems, encryption systems, telecommunication and networking systems, transcoding and media content recognition, graphical user interfaces, control […]


28 October 2021

Fitzgerald Joins Miller Johnson Healthcare Provider Reimbursement Group

Lori B. Fitzgerald joined Miller Johnson’s Healthcare Provider Reimbursement practice as a litigation attorney working with hospitals and physician groups seeking insurance reimbursement on patient accounts. Ms. Fitzgerald represents medical providers in complex no-fault Personal Injury Protection claims to recover payment of services from insurance companies. She ensures compliance with state and federal regulations and […]


25 October 2021

Miller Johnson Adds Schallip, Belsito to M&A Practice

Miller Johnson has added two attorneys in the firm’s growing Mergers & Acquisitions practice. Benton M. Schallip and Joseph E. Belsito provide big law and in-house counsel experience to serve on business transactions and corporate entity work for Miller Johnson’s clients. Benton M. Schallip represents corporate clients and privately owned businesses in asset transfers, joint […]


25 October 2021

McNally Joins Miller Johnson Real Estate Practice

Ryan McNally has joined Miller Johnson as a Member of the Real Estate practice and serves clients from the firm’s Grand Rapids office. Mr. McNally has more than 20 years of experience representing owners on real property, corporate real estate and finance matters throughout the United States. He advises clients on operations, strategy, and risk. […]


18 October 2021

Miller Johnson Announces Government Affairs Practice Group

Miller Johnson announced the formation of a new Government Affairs practice, furthering the firm’s success in representing corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, municipalities, school districts, nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, and individuals with matters before federal, state, and local legislative and executive branches of  government. The Government Affairs practice provides a bi-partisan approach to representing clients […]