Duly Noted . . .

 Miller Johnson attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and as Rising Stars

Twenty-six attorneys from Miller Johnson were selected for inclusion in Michigan Super Lawyers 2014 released in September. Three attorneys are new to the list: Tony R. Comden, J. Scott Timmer, and Robert D. Wolford. In addition, five attorneys are recognized as “Rising Stars:” Joseph J. Gavin, Dustin J. Jackson, Raj A. Malviya, Neil J. Marchand, and Jason C. Miller.

Miller Johnson attorneys were recognized in fourteen different practice areas. In addition, three Miller Johnson attorneys are on the Michigan Top 100 list: Robert D. Brower, David J. Gass, and Lauretta K. Murphy. 
Miller Johnson attorneys selected are: Jeffrey S. Ammon – Business/Corporate; Mary V. Bauman – Employee Benefits/ERISA; Frank E. Berrodin – Employee Benefits/ERISA; Robert D. Brower, Jr. – Estate and Trust Litigation (also Top 50 Michigan Consumer Super Lawyers List); James C. Bruinsma – Employee Benefits/ERISA; David M. Buday - Employment & Labor; Tony R. Comden – Employee Litigation: Defense; Christopher L. Edgar – Estate Planning & Probate; William H. Fallon - Employment & Labor; Jeffrey J. Fraser - Employment & Labor; David J. Gass – Business Litigation (also Top 50 Michigan Business Super Lawyers List); Joseph J. Gavin – Business Litigation (Rising Star); Dustin J. Jackson – Business/Corporate (Rising Star); Peter J. Kok – Employment & Labor; Craig H. Lubben – Business Litigation; Raj A. Malviya – Estate Planning & Probate (Rising Star); Jon G. March – Alternative Dispute Resolution; Neil J. Marchand – Insurance Coverage (Rising Star); Jason C. Miller – General Litigation (Rising Star); Lauretta K. Murphy – Estate Planning & Probate (also Top 50 Women Michigan Super Lawyers List and Top 50 Michigan Consumer Super Lawyers List); James R. Peterson – Business Litigation; John T. Piggins - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; D. Andrew Portinga – Business Litigation; Michael B. Quinn – Family Law; Mark E. Rizik - Tax; Thomas P. Sarb – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Michael J. Taylor – Estate Planning & Probate; Connie R. Thacker – Family Law; J. Scott Timmer – Real Estate; Matthew L. Vicari – Business Litigation; Robert D. Wolford – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights ; Thomas R. Wurst – Employment & Labor
Michigan Super Lawyers is published by the Minneapolis, Minn.-based Law & Politics,  which compiles the list by researching each candidate and evaluating indicators of peer  recognition and professional achievement. They consider verdicts and settlements, transactions,  representative clients, experience, honors and awards and professional activity.