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28 February 2019

Marchand Joins MDHHS Recipient Rights Appeals Committee

Neil Marchand was recently appointed to be one of the twelve members of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Recipient Rights Appeals Committee. Mr. Marchand is the vice chair of Miller Johnson’s Mental Health Law Practice Group. The mission of the Recipient Rights Appeals Committee is to protect and promote the constitutional […]


25 February 2019

Miller Johnson Represents Auxo Investment Partners in Transaction with Andrie LLC

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Auxo Investment Partners in acquiring a majority stake in Andrie LLC. Andrie is a Michigan-based, globally-recognized shipping leader on the Great Lakes with a fleet of 19 vessels, cargo capacity of over 125,000 tons and a workforce of 150. Stan Andrie, who helmed the company through decades of growth, will […]


21 February 2019

Five Attorneys Elected to Membership at Miller Johnson

Jason M. Crow, Patrick M. Edsenga, Neil J. Marchand, Gerald W. (Tripp) VanderWal and Neil D. Williams were recently elected to Membership at Miller Johnson.  They are all in the Grand Rapids office. Jason Crow’s practice centers around two areas: privacy and cybersecurity and white collar defense and government investigations. Mr. Crow is a Certified […]


21 February 2019

Miller Johnson Welcomes Rork to Kalamazoo Office

Christopher Rork joined Miller Johnson’s litigation section. He is part of the Healthcare Reimbursement group and will work with hospital, health system and medical provider clients in pursuing improperly denied claims. Mr. Rork has 20 years of litigation experience with No-Fault insurance, general negligence and personal injury defense.  He is licensed in Michigan and handles […]


18 February 2019

Miller Johnson Establishes Mental Health Law Practice

Miller Johnson has established a Mental Health Law practice devoted to the work we do with licensed professionals and mental and behavioral health providers. This practice is part of Miller Johnson’s overall Health Care Law emphasis and focuses on the obligations under Michigan’s Mental Health Code that go beyond the laws and regulations that apply […]


13 February 2019

Schwartz Joins Miller Johnson Corporate/M&A Group

Jordan Schwartz joined Miller Johnson as a Member in the Grand Rapids office. He advises clients in complex business transactions and general corporate and commercial matters. Mr. Schwartz has significant experience representing private equity funds, family offices, and other investors in connection with acquisitions, investments, financings, recapitalizations, and exit transactions.  He also counsels privately held […]


25 January 2019

Rajala Joins Miller Johnson Estate Planning Group

Miller Johnson is pleased to welcome Teresa Rajala to the estate planning group. She will practice from the Kalamazoo office. Ms. Rajala’s practice includes matters ranging from asset protection to charitable giving to continuity and succession. She has vast experience with drafting wills from the simple to the complex in addition to both revocable and […]


10 January 2019

Applications Now Available for Miller Johnson Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship

Applications are available now until March 1, 2019, for the Miller Johnson Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship. The scholarship is provided annually to a student of ethnic minority from Michigan accepted to or attending any accredited law school in the United States intending to earn a law degree. Scholarship recipients are selected by the Grand […]


09 January 2019

Miller Johnson Represents Charter Industries Extrusions in Transaction with Incline Equity Partners

The Transaction Miller Johnson represented Charter Industries Extrusions LLC (Charter) in an investment transaction with Incline Equity Partners (Incline), a Pittsburgh-based lower middle-market private equity firm.  Charter is a leading supplier of PVC and wood edgebanding, T-molding and veneer sheets to specialty carpenters and furniture installers. Peter Eardley, founder and CEO of Charter, said, “With […]


07 January 2019

Miller Johnson Announces Leadership Positions

Craig Lubben and Bob Wolford, Managing Members, announced the following leadership positions at Miller Johnson.  The terms are effective immediately. Eric Starck joins the firm’s five-member Management Committee. Raj Malviya will serve as the chair and Jim Ens will serve as vice chair of the firm’s Business section. Keith Eastland and Cathy Tracey will continue […]