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23 July 2019

Miller Johnson Employee Benefits Group Welcomes Liefbroer

Brett Liefbroer joined Miller Johnson as an Associate in the Grand Rapids office.  His areas of practice are business counsel and employee benefits and executive compensation. Mr. Liefbroer’s work primarily focuses on the health and welfare area of employee benefits as he partners with benefits and human resource professionals.  He provides guidance on group health […]


23 July 2019

Hoffmann Joins Miller Johnson Employment and Labor Practice

Christopher Hoffmann joined Miller Johnson as an Associate in the Grand Rapids office.  He advises clients on matters related to employment practices, labor relations and litigation. Mr. Hoffmann works in partnership with employers and human resource practitioners.  He counsels in a range of employment areas from compliance issues such as leave of absences and wage […]


15 July 2019

Miller Johnson Represents Magic Steel in Sale to SteelSummit

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Grand Rapids-based Magic Steel Sales in its acquisition by SteelSummit Holdings. The transaction closed in June 2019. Magic Steel Sales is a leading steel service center company with approximately $200 million in annual sales. SteelSummit Holdings is a national metals service center and trading company with annual sales of approximately […]



09 May 2019

Chambers Ranks Miller Johnson Practice Areas and Attorneys Among Michigan’s Best

Chambers USA 2019 —America’s Leading Lawyers for Business—again ranked Miller Johnson among Michigan’s best in these four practice areas: corporate/M&A, employee benefits & executive compensation, labor & employment, and general commercial litigation. The firm’s real estate practice was also recognized. In addition, five attorneys were ranked and another five were recognized or mentioned as key […]


22 April 2019

Malviya Attends Oral Arguments for U.S. Supreme Court

Raj Malviya, a partner in the Private Client Practice Group of Miller Johnson, attended oral arguments on April 16 at the United States Supreme Court in Washington D.C. The hearing was for the case North Carolina Department of Revenue v. the Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust (Kaestner). Mr. Malviya, as a Fellow in the […]


16 April 2019

Miller Johnson Represents Hines Corporation in Sale of Michigan Spring and Stamping

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Hines Corporation in its sale of Michigan Spring and Stamping (Michigan Spring) to KERN-LIEBERS. Michigan Spring manufactures technical springs, assemblies, precision stampings and wire forms used in a variety of industries. Michigan Spring has more than 170 employees and is based in Muskegon, Michigan with locations in Texas and China. […]


21 March 2019

Miller Johnson Represents Altus Capital Partners in Acquisition of Thermal Solutions Manufacturing, Inc.

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Altus Capital Partners, Inc. (Altus) in the acquisition of Thermal Solutions Manufacturing, Inc. (TSM). TSM, based in Nashville, Tennessee, is a nationally recognized manufacturer and distributor of heavy duty and light truck heat exchange and thermal management products for the North American market. Altus’ investment supports TSM’s growth plans in […]


11 March 2019

Harden and Dimithe Accepted into 2019 LCLD Programs

Brittany Harden was accepted into the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows Program and Loïc Dimithe will participate in the Pathfinder Program. Miller Johnson has had attorneys participate in LCLD programs since the organization launched them as part of the firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity. “These talented individuals have been singled out for […]


07 March 2019

Malviya Involved in Amicus Brief for U.S. Supreme Court

Raj Malviya, a partner in the Private Client Practice Group of Miller Johnson, is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Through his capacity on the fiduciary income tax committee, he was invited to be part of a committee of eight other national trust and estate experts to draft and […]