Duly Noted



Malviya and Stoppels elected to membershipat Miller Johnson

Raj A. Malviya and Kelley E. Stoppels have been elected to Membership at Miller Johnson.

Malviya’s practice is focused on implementing wealth transfer, asset protection, and tax planning for individuals and families and advising professionals involved in inbound transfers to the United States or outbound transfers overseas on estate and tax planning.  He also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries on trust and estate administration matters.  Malviya is a member of Miller Johnson’s estate planning, tax and international law practice groups.

Malviya received his LL.M. in Taxation, with honors, from Northwestern University School of Law, his J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law (taxation concentration) and his B.A. from Hope College. He has been selected as a Super Lawyers–Rising Stars for Estate Planning and Probate.  Malviya is serving a two-year term in the Fellows Program instituted by the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, and is an active member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Spectrum Health Commumunity Council and Porter Hills Retirement Community Planned Giving Council, Porter Hills Foundation.

Kelley E. Stoppels’ areas of practice include employment and labor law, employment discrimination, management and employee training, union avoidance, and affirmative action plans.  She is a member of the Employment-Health Care Practice focused on current developments and recent trends in employment and labor law which affect our numerous health care clients, and of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Compliance group.

Stoppels received her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School and her B.A. from Carleton College. Stoppels served on the Board of Directors for Circle Theater and is now on the play selection committee.