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Butzel Attorney Brett J. Miller Named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s ‘Leaders in the Law’

October 26, 2022
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel attorney Brett J. Miller has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Leaders in the Law” Class of 2022. He is one of 31 attorneys who will be recognized at a luncheon and awards celebration on December 2, 2022, at the Detroit Marriott Troy.

Notably, “Leaders in the Law” have demonstrated tremendous leadership and offer a wealth of expertise in diverse areas of the law.

Based in Butzel’s Detroit office, Miller is chair of the firm’s Employment Practices Liability Insurance Sub-Practice. He focuses his practice on employment and labor law as well as fair housing litigation. He frequently defends clients in state and federal discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and class action lawsuits.

He also defends clients in administrative charges before numerous governmental agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, and the OFCCP. In addition, Miller devotes his practice to representing clients in traditional labor matters such as grievance arbitrations and collective bargaining.

Miller earned a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Board of Directors and received his undergraduate degree from James Madison University, cum laude, with distinction.

He is AV® Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Peer Review rating is the highest rating allowed. It attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary.

Miller was named a Rising Star in 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017 by Super Lawyers. Rising Stars are attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or those who have practiced for ten years or less. Only 2.5 percent of Michigan lawyers are named to this list every year. Moreover, he was recognized as a Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyer” in 2015 and a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine in 2014.

He is a frequent speaker on Labor and Employment topics and has written numerous articles on all aspects of employment law.


About Butzel

Butzel is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than 160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Troy, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as an alliance office in Beijing. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting or follow Butzel on Twitter: