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M&R was named among the “Top 10 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For” by Vault, the respected rankings and review source for attorneys nationwide. The rankings were derived from Vault’s Law Firm Associate Survey of over 17,000 associate participants. M&R scored particularly high in the Quality of Life categories, including Satisfaction and Firm Culture.
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.
“Sanford is a brilliant strategist. He’s always five steps ahead of everyone else. Sanford has great foresight and foresees the multiple paths in which situations can play out… He asks great questions, actively listens and is very creative, yet on point, with his advice.”
Last month Law360 announced its inaugural list of the Top 100 best U.S. law firms for minorities, “based on the firms’ minority representation at the partner and nonpartner levels and their total number of minority attorneys.” That Michelman & Robinson, LLP (M&R) ranked 39th on the list is, in part, a reflection of Sanford’s commitment to providing superior client service, and top-notch business and legal advice. At M&R, we have long realized the tangible benefits of having a diverse workforce that is a reflection of our clients’ varied backgrounds and life experiences.
The Zimmer Children’s Museum annually presents the Discovery Award to “remarkable individuals who exemplify strong leadership” and “live our mission to promote values that make a better society through interactive learning, creative self-expression and art experiences for children and families.” In 2013, the Museum celebrated the following “Good people who have positively made a difference:”
Margaret Loesch, President and CEO of The Hub
David Madden, President of Fox Television Studios
Sanford Michelman, Founder and Partner of Michelman & Robinson