U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers released the 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings today. Miller Johnson received high rankings for 34 practice areas in the Grand Rapids Metro area and 11 in Kalamazoo.
The mission of "Best Law Firms" is to help guide referring lawyers and clients — from the country’s largest companies requiring corporate legal advice to individuals seeking counsel regarding personal legal issues. Achieving a top ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise according to the report.
Miller Johnson's top rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers attests to the firm's preeminence in legal services such as labor and employment law, employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, commercial litigation, mediation, real estate, tax law, trusts and estates, and family law.
Craig Mutch, Managing Member, says "We believe our success in being recognized with high rankings relates directly to the work we do for our clients. We were founded on, and still believe, that our clients are our partners. They appreciate that their law firm is innovative, aggressive, consistent, responsive, and efficient. We are privileged to practice law and value the opportunity to serve our clients and the communities we live in."
In addition, 49 of the firm's attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 and nine of these were further honored as "Grand Rapids Lawyer of the Year" in their respective areas of practice.
The complete list of rankings and attorneys can be found by clicking here or on the following web sites:
Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, explains "Because we combine hard data with peer reviews and client assessments, more and more clients inform us that ours are the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed."
The national first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report's
Money issue, on newsstands November 20, 2012. The national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured in the "Best Law Firms" standalone publication, which is being distributed to more than 30,000 general counsel and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com
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.
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