Miller Canfield ranks first in Michigan for municipal bond work in '09

DETROIT, MI--The law firm of Miller Canfield announces that it again ranks first among Michigan bond counsel law firms in the 2009 Bond Counsel Rankings by Thomson Financial, recognizing the law firm for 103 long term new bond issues totaling $3.851 billion. The firm has been the number one-ranking bond counsel in Michigan every year in the ranking's 30-year history. Nationally, the firm was recognized for 116 long term new bond issues totaling $3.956 billion.

Miller Canfield's public finance practice consists of nearly 30 lawyers--the largest group of municipal finance specialists in Michigan--specializing in capital projects and infrastructure improvements, economic development projects, municipal securities representations, environmental response projects, government and regulatory affairs, hospitals, housing, and local, state and federal tax.

Miller Canfield wrote opinions in 2009 on municipal bonds and notes in Ingham County Michigan for purposes that included :

Capital leasehold improvements in the City of East Lansing SmartZone Drainage District improvements for the Gilbert & West Town Intercounty Drain in Ingham County, Road improvements for Howell, Elk Rapids, Redford Township, East Lansing, Kalamazoo and Building improvements for Ionia Community Library, Albion and East Lansing

The law firm of Miller Canfield offers businesses, governments, nonprofits, individuals and families a broad array of integrated legal and business services in over 55 areas. With Michigan roots for 158 years and a global reach for two decades, the firm has 370 lawyers throughout offices in Michigan, Illinois, Florida, New York, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, Poland and China. For more information, visit

Published: Thu, Apr 15, 2010


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