News

08 February 2018

Jackson Accepted into LCLD Fellows Program

Dustin J. Jackson was accepted into the 2018 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows Program.  The program accepts mid-career attorneys with strong leadership and relationship skills who are committed to fostering diversity within the country’s leading law firms and largest companies, and the legal profession at large. Their first meeting will be March 2-4 […]


01 February 2018

Miller Johnson Represents SpendMend in Investment Partnership With Sheridan Capital Partners

The Transaction In January 2018, SpendMend, LLC (SpendMend) consummated an investment partnership with Sheridan Capital Partners (Sheridan), a Chicago-based private equity firm. SpendMend provides audit recovery, cost containment, and spend visibility services to leading healthcare providers. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, SpendMend’s services deliver tangible results, including monetary recoveries, cost reduction insights, and analytics and […]


08 January 2018

Miller Johnson Litigation Section Welcomes Murphy

Miller Johnson is pleased to welcome Amy E. Murphy as an Associate in the Grand Rapids office. Before joining Miller Johnson, Ms. Murphy practiced for three years at Williams & Connolly LLP, a widely recognized litigation firm in Washington, D.C.  She focused on complex civil and appellate cases and represented public and privately held companies, […]


15 December 2017

Miller Johnson Holiday Contributions Benefit Bronson Children’s Hospital, Villages of Hope and Girls Choral Academy

On behalf of its clients, Miller Johnson is continuing a long-held holiday custom of contributing to community and organizations needing support. This year, the west Michigan firm is donating to three charitable organizations that serve the needs of children through caregiving, rescue, education and opportunity. Bronson Health Foundation received a contribution for its mission to […]


07 December 2017

Caulley and Contreras Join Miller Johnson

Miller Johnson is pleased to welcome Angela M. Caulley and Alejandra (Alex) Contreras as Associates in the Grand Rapids office. Ms. Caulley joins the probate and estate planning group.  She will be working on drafting documents for estate plans, assisting with probate process as well as elder law matters such as Medicaid planning. She is […]


21 November 2017

Malviya Elected as ACTEC Fellow

Raj. A. Malviya is one of 36 new Fellows of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).  Mr. Malviya is the only attorney from Michigan and the others hail from across the United States, Canada and England.  They were elected by the Board of Regents at the Fall Meeting in Nashville. To qualify […]


13 November 2017

Bruinsmas Honored by Wedgwood Christian Services

Jim and Ellen Bruinsma were honored on November 9 at Wedgwood’s 57th Anniversary Celebration Dinner.  They are the recipients of the Doug & Lois Nagel Leadership Award for the tremendous difference they have made in the lives of countless youth and families that find hope and healing at Wedgwood Christian Services. Wedgwood is a non-profit, […]



25 October 2017

Wolford and Lubben Elected Managing Members at Miller Johnson

Robert D. Wolford and Craig H. Lubben have been elected Managing Members of Miller Johnson, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Mr. Wolford and Mr. Lubben will oversee management of the firm and lead strategic initiatives to maintain and build value for existing and new clients of the West Michigan-based legal services provider. The firm’s membership unanimously […]


17 October 2017

Miller Johnson Represents Concurrence Capital in Mission Design & Automation LLC Investment

The Transaction Concurrence Capital Holdings LLC (Concurrence) closed on its first deal with an investment in Mission Design & Automation LLC (Mission).  Mission specializes in the design and manufacturing of highly complex automation solutions for the automotive, office furniture, medical and consumer goods industries, serving customers in North America.  Mission has averaged annualized growth of […]