Duly Noted

‘Best Law Firms’ increases number of practice areas for which Miller Johnson is recognized

U.S. News and Best Lawyers released the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings in early November. Miller Johnson received tier one rankings for 29 practice areas in the Grand Rapids Metro Area and 9 in Kalamazoo. 

In addition to being recognized in the core areas of legal practice defined below, the firm was recognized for legal services directly related to client groups including health care, construction, insurance, and closely held and family owned businesses. One client commented, “They offer a variety of experts on whatever legal issue we are dealing with - employee, law suits, contracts, copyright and real estate.  Every interaction is with a knowledgeable, professional, understanding attorney.  I feel confident in their advice.”

Miller Johnson’s litigation section was recognized for three additional specialized areas including Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – Insurance and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants. Other areas include:

•Appellate Practice

•Commercial Litigation

•Litigation - Tax


Miller Johnson continued to be recognized with tier one rankings in business/corporate areas:

•Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law

•Mergers and Acquisitions Law

•Real Estate Law

•Tax Law

Miller Johnson’s employment and labor group has received tier one rankings for counsel in these areas in every edition:

•Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

•Employment Law - Management

•Labor Law - Management

•Litigation - Labor and Employment

For the services Miller Johnson provides to private clients, the firm received tier one rankings for Family Law (including Mediation), Trusts and Estates (including litigation) and Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants.

The complete list of rankings (including the firm’s tier two and three ranked practice areas) and the 46 Miller Johnson attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers and eight as Lawyer of the Year can be found at www.millerjohnson.org

The rankings in the 2020 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are based on a rigorous process that includes collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information in the law firm survey. All of the quantitative and qualitative data are combined into an overall score for each firm then compared to other firms within the same metropolitan area and at the national level.


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