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14 April 2017

Miller Johnson Represents Owners of Grand Rapids Ophthalmology in Strategic Partnership with Sterling Partners

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Grand Rapids Ophthalmology (GRO) in an investment transaction with Sterling Partners (Sterling). Sterling acquired a majority position in GRO as a result of the transaction, and GRO’s current ownership will remain in their current roles. GRO is the first ophthalmology practice to be added to the Chicago-based private equity group’s […]


08 February 2017

Miller Johnson Represents Next Generation Enrollment in Sale to PlanSource

The Transaction Miller Johnson is pleased to announce that, in January 2017, the shareholders of Next Generation Enrollment sold the business to PlanSource. Next Generation Enrollment offers services such as call centers, eligibility audits, account management, billing payment, etc. designed to automate employee benefits administration. PlanSource, a leading technology company, offers cloud-based benefits and HR […]


16 December 2016

Miller Johnson Represents J. Rettenmaier USA LP in the Acquisition of Central Fiber LLC’s Industrial Fiber Business

The Transaction Miller Johnson is pleased to announce that in October of 2016, J. Rettenmaier USA LP (JRS) acquired Central Fiber, LLC’s industrial fiber business – which involves a wide range of industrial fiber products manufactured at a new state-of-the-art facility in Wellsville,  Kansas. This acquisition adds another facet to JRS’s portfolio and bolsters its […]


30 November 2016

Malviya Honored as One of “40 Under Forty” by Grand Rapids Business Journal

Miller Johnson attorney Raj A. Malviya is one of West Michigan’s young professionals honored by the Grand Rapids Business Journal in their 2016 Class of “40 Under Forty.” Criteria for consideration included accomplishments, and professional and community board contributions, as well as volunteer activity. Key to his inclusion are the level of diversity and inclusivity […]


30 November 2016

Schneider Honored as an Up and Coming Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Christopher J. (C.J.) Schneider has been recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” for having excelled in his field and for being a standout among his peers. He will be honored at an awards luncheon at the Detroit Marriott on December 1. Mr. Schneider is one of thirty attorneys chosen for […]


21 November 2016

Dimithe Joins Miller Johnson Business Section

Miller Johnson is pleased to welcome Loïc M. Dimithe as an Associate in the Grand Rapids office. He was a summer associate at the firm in 2015. Mr. Dimithe earned his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law in 2016. He received his B.A. from University of North Alabama in 2013. He had been […]



25 October 2016

Miller Johnson Represents Motion Dynamics Corp. in Investment Transaction with Vance Street Capital

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Motion Dynamics Corp. (Motion Dynamics) in its investment transaction with Vance Street Capital LLC (Vance Street). Vance Street acquired a majority position in Motion Dynamics as a result of the transaction, and Chris Witham will continue as the President of Motion Dynamics. Motion Dynamics is headquartered in Fruitport, Michigan in […]


30 September 2016

Gutwald Chosen as Chair of Health Care Law Section for State Bar of Michigan

Timothy C. Gutwald was chosen to serve as the Chair of the Health Care Law Section for the State Bar of Michigan (SBM). He was inducted at the annual meeting on September 29 and will serve a one year term. There are more than 1,000 members in the health care law section making it one […]


26 September 2016

Miller Johnson represents General Products Corporation in the sale of Certain Facilities to Industrial Opportunity Partners’ AAA Sales & Engineering Platform

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented General Products Corporation (GPC) in the 363 bankruptcy sale of GPC’s facilities in Angola, Indiana and San Lois Potosi, Mexico to AAA Sales & Engineering, Inc. (AAASE). AAASE is a platform company of Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP), an operations-focused private equity firm based in Evanston, IL. The bankruptcy sale included […]