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Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PLC

  • Designation: Detroit
  • Head Count: 270
  • Gross Revenues: $122,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $450,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $405,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -8

Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone is a Detroit-based law firm. The firm acquire Toronto-based Gaertner Tobin on March 31, 2009. Prior to the merger, with 335 attorneys, it is the 128th largest firm in the U.S., according to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings. With respect to revenue, the firm ranked 163rd on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings with $146,500,000 in gross revenue in 2010. Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone is the largest law firm in Michigan. Among the firm's practice areas are bankruptcy, restructuring, and insolvency; employee benefits; automotive; energy, telecom and public utilities; finance; and health. In addition to its Detroit headquarters, the firm has offices in several other cities in Michigan, including Troy, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor. Its other U.S. offices include New York City, Chicago, Cincinnati, and Naples, Florida; its offices outside of the U.S. include several in Poland, including one in Warsaw, and Windsor, Canada.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 182 -8 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 165 -19 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 131 -26 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

The Churn: Paul Weiss, Squire Patton Make New Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2014

A big week for lateral moves saw Paul Weiss pluck a prominent prosecutor, the newly minted Squire Patton Boggs make another key addition and a rare departure from Wachtell Lipton. The Am Law Daily has the lowdown on the latest comings-and-goings from throughout The Am Law 200.

Federal Circuit Knocks Mediator's Ties to Fish & Richardson

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 24, 2014

The Federal Circuit ruled that a court-appointed mediator should have disclosed "an enduring social relationship" with a Fish partner but stopped short of ordering a new jury trial in the case.

Federal Circuit Says Mediator Should Have Disclosed Social Ties

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 24, 2014

But the panel stopped short of ordering a new trial in a patent suit over airline seat-selection software.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Heads to Alaska, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Holland & Knight, a firm with Florida roots, is heading to Anchorage after recruiting a team of lawyers from Patton Boggs, plus more moves from across The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

A look at some partners who won't be joining a combined Squire Patton Boggs, Edwards Wildman Palmer's new public policy group, Polsinelli hires four and more lateral moves across The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Ballard Spahr Bulks Up in Delaware, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Ballard Spahr snags a leading litigator from the First State, Reed Smith hires Fried Frank's energy head and other lateral moves from around The Am Law 200.

Fee Tracker: Bridgegate, Detroit and Apple

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2014

Gibson Dunn's Christie tab grows, Jones Day revs it up in Motown and filings by Goodwin Procter and Fried Frank hint at the Apple e-book fight's high cost.

The Churn: FTC Lawyer Joins Weil, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2014

Weil adds Jeffrey Perry, assistant director of the FTC's competition bureau, in Washington, D.C.

Greenberg Fights Subpoena Seeking Clawback Money From Partner

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 03, 2014

Greenberg Traurig's Boca Raton managing partner Bruce Rosetto is being sued by a Michigan receiver to claw back money from an alleged $80 million Ponzi scheme. Greenberg is trying to quash the receiver's subpoena.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Scatters Five Partner Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2014

Holland & Knight adds two partners in Tampa and individual partners in Miami, New York and San Francisco; Burr & Forman welcomes four health care attorneys in Birmingham; and two energy and natural resources partners move to Husch Blackwell's Denver office.

SEC Rules Require Municipal Advisers to Register

Isobel Markham : The American Lawyer : January 06, 2014

New rules issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission pertaining to the regulation of municipal advisers and underwriters are now scheduled to come into effect on July 1.

Ninth Circuit Won't Sanction Lawyers in Black Eyed Peas Copyright Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 21, 2014

Lawyers Try To Fend Off Sanctions in Black Eyed Peas Copyright Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 10, 2014

Attorneys representing a man who claims the band ripped off his guitar riff for "I Gotta Feeling" had a tough go at arguments Feb. 7 before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

IN BRIEF: King Estate Sues Daughter

: The National Law Journal : January 10, 2014

Attorneys for the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. have filed a complaint in a Georgia state trial court demanding that King's ­daughter Bernice relinquish the Nobel Peace Prize her father won in 1964 and King's "traveling Bible." Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.

Report Details Work Behind Detroit's Big Bankruptcy Bills

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 05, 2014

Released late Tuesday, the first report prepared by the fee examiner monitoring the millions going to Detroit's bankruptcy advisers breaks down the bills submitted by Jones Day; Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone; Dentons, and other law firms working on the historic Chapter 9 case.