07 March 2022

Miller Johnson Hires First CEO

Miller Johnson, a leading West Michigan-based law firm, has hired Rich Sorota as its first Chief Executive Officer effective March 21, 2022. Sorota will play a critical role in driving further growth for the firm and strengthening Miller Johnson’s unwavering commitments to serving its clients, retaining and hiring top talent, focusing on diversity, equity and […]

23 February 2022

Experienced Labor and Employment Attorneys Leigh Schultz, Barbara Moore Join Miller Johnson

Leigh M. Schultz and Barbara A. Moore have joined Miller Johnson in the firm’s Kalamazoo, Michigan office. Schultz and Moore are experienced labor and employment attorneys focused on representing employers in traditional labor, workplace guidance, compliance matters, and employment litigation. “The addition of Leigh and Barbara at a time when employers are actively seeking day-to-day […]

18 February 2022

Miller Johnson Names Hildreth a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder

Miller Johnson is pleased to announce it has selected Alise S. Hildreth for membership in the 2022 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinders—a seven-month professional program designed to train high-performing, early-career attorneys on foundational leadership and relationship-building. The program provides participants with the opportunity to learn from top leaders in the legal […]

18 February 2022

Jachym Named a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

Miller Johnson is pleased to announce that Aimee J. Jachym has been named a member of the 2022 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows. Launched in 2011, this landmark program is an intensive, yearlong professional development program that mentors the legal industry’s diverse leaders of tomorrow. Designed for lawyers with eight to […]

25 January 2022

Miller Johnson Represents Andronaco Industries in Sale to EagleTree Capital

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Michigan-based Andronaco Industries (Andronaco) in the sale of Andronaco to New York City-based private equity firm EagleTree Capital.  Headquartered in Kentwood, Michigan, Andronaco operates nine (9) global locations with a facility footprint spanning over 500,000 square feet. Andronaco has six locations in Michigan, one in Houston, Texas, a distribution facility […]

24 January 2022

In Memoriam – Lena Meijer (1919–2022)

Miller Johnson joins in celebrating the life of Lena Meijer, a longtime supporter of the Grand Rapids community and friend to innumerable organizations throughout Michigan and beyond. Lena Meijer died on Saturday, January 15th at the age of 102. “Lena Meijer meant so much to so many, it is nearly impossible to measure her impact […]

13 January 2022

Wei Wang Joins Miller Johnson Corporate M&A Practice

Miller Johnson welcomes Wei Wang, a corporate law attorney with an emphasis on Mergers & Acquisitions, to the firm’s Kalamazoo office. Mr. Wang provides comprehensive counsel to business clients in corporate structure, financing, compliance and governance matters. In addition to his domestic M&A practice, Mr. Wang also handles international business transactions, corporate restructuring, corporate governance, […]

23 December 2021

Miller Johnson Adds Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Employment Attorneys

Miller Johnson has welcomed three attorneys to the firm in key practices. Adding the attorneys, all in the Grand Rapids office, continues a significant growth trend for the firm now comprised of 120 attorneys and 90 staff. Brandon M. Duckworth joins as an Associate in the Real Estate practice working on commercial, industrial, mixed use, […]

23 December 2021

Kevin Sutton Interviewed for Detroit News Article on Possibility of Return to Zero-Tolerance in MI Schools

***On December 22, 2021, Kevin Sutton was interviewed for a Detroit News article authored by Jennifer Chambers.*** (subscription required) Michigan moved away from zero- tolerance discipline in schools. Has Oxford changed that? Correction: A 2017 state law amended Michigan school discipline rules, mandating expulsions to three offenses, possessing a dangerous weapon, arson or criminal […]

20 December 2021

Miller Johnson Represents Kamps Inc. in Acquisition of Tritz Pallet, Inc.

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Michigan based pallet management company Kamps Inc. (Kamps) in the purchase of Tritz Pallet, Inc. (Tritz) of Le Mars, Iowa earlier this month. Tritz is a full-service wooden pallet solutions provider with seven locations across the Great Plains region of the United States. The acquisition expands Kamps physical footprint and […]