Miller Johnson Tops the List of "Best Law Firms in Grand Rapids" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., September 15, 2010 - U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers released the 2010 Best law Firm rankings, marking the inaugural publication of this highly-anticipated analysis.  They awarded Miller Johnson with first tier rankings for 23 practice areas-the most of all law firms for the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.  In addition, thirty-six attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011.  Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise according to the report.


“We’ve never strived to be the biggest law firm in Grand Rapids.  Miller Johnson’s standard has always been, simply, to be the best,” said Craig Mutch, Managing Member.  “So, it’s with great pride that we accept this high distinction.”


Miller Johnson’s top ranking by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers attests to the firm’s preeminence in legal services such as employment law, employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights, construction, banking and finance, general commercial litigation, real estate, tax law, trusts and estates, and family law. 


The complete list of rankings and attorneys can be found on the following web sites:

U.S. News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings for a wide range of institutions,” says Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report.  These inaugural rankings provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and the range of quantitative and qualitative data used to develop the rankings.  “We are combining this (U.S. News) expertise with Best Lawyers experience,” says Steven Neifeh, President of Best Lawyers.  “By combining hard data with peer reviews, and client assessments, we believe we are providing users with the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed.”


Founded in 1959, Miller Johnson has offices in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.  A full-service firm, Miller Johnson’s attorneys provide legal counsel to businesses and individuals in areas such as business and corporate, employment and labor, litigation, employee benefits, family law, and estate planning.  For more information, visit


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