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Miller, Miller & Canby Announces Five Attorneys Named as 2024 Super Lawyers in the State of Maryland

Posted January 9, 2024 at 7:47 AM

Miller, Miller & Canby is pleased to announce our attorneys who have been named to the list of Super Lawyers in the state of Maryland for 2024. Attorneys Donna McBride, Joseph Suntum, Michael Campbell, Diane Feuerherd and Scott Mirsky have been selected for this honor.

Donna McBride has been named a Super Lawyer since 2014, and has been a partner in Miller, Miller & Canby’s Litigation practice since 2009. She focuses her litigation practice in the following areas:  business and commercial, estates and trusts, personal injury and insurance, as well as real estate. In addition to her background as a trial lawyer, Donna is very active in the legal community. In 2023, she was appointed by Governor Moore to her 3rd four-year term on the Judicial Nominating Commission which selects and nominates to the Governor lawyers seeking judicial vacancies.  Additionally, the Maryland Supreme Court appointed Donna to the Attorney Grievance Commission, which oversees the conduct of both Maryland attorneys and nonmembers of the Maryland Bar who engage in the practice of law. Also in 2023, Donna was recognized as Litigator of the Year by the Litigation Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. She is also a member of, and former co-chair of, the Maryland State Bar Association’s Judicial Selections Committee and continues to be active in the Montgomery County Bar Association where she previously served several terms on the  Executive Committee as well as serving as Treasurer for the 2018-2019 term. She is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and a former President, and current member (sitting on the Board), of the Montgomery County Inn of Court.

Joseph (Joe) Suntum is partner in the firm and serves as the firm’s Eminent Domain/Condemnation Group Leader. His decades of trial experience and his in-depth knowledge of real property valuation and the law of eminent domain allow him to protect his clients’ property rights and maximize their compensation when their properties are targeted for condemnation. He is the Owners’ Counsel of America member attorney for the State of Maryland and former Chair of the Owners Counsel Board of Directors. The Owners’ Counsel of America (OCA) is a national network of experienced condemnation attorneys who represent property owners against federal, state and local governments. Membership in the OCA is selective and restricted to one member attorney per state. In addition to eminent domain cases, he accepts select commercial litigation matters requiring advanced strategic and trial skills.

Michael Campbell is the managing partner at Miller, Miller & Canby.  He focuses his practice primarily on disputes involving real estate, construction projects and commercial leases in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia and before arbitrators. Now in his third decade at the firm, he has tried more than 100 cases before judges, juries and arbitrators. He has resolved many other cases through mediation and private resolution with opposing counsel. Mr. Campbell has also developed an expertise in property tax appeals for commercial and high-value residential properties in Maryland. He is Master of the Bench and past-President (2019-2020) of the Montgomery County Inns of Court, and regularly serves as a judge in the Maryland high school mock trial competition. 2024 is the fourth consecutive year that he has been recognized as a Super Lawyer.

Diane Feuerherd is an appellate and trial attorney, focusing on business, estate, real estate and eminent domain litigation in the Maryland state and federal courts. Outside of the courtroom, Ms. Feuerherd has remained dedicated to serving and improving the legal profession, at the local, state and national level, for the benefit of attorneys and the community at large. In 2023, she was appointed as a member of the Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission for the state of Maryland. She serves on the MSBA’s Judicial Appointments Committee, Secretary and Board Member to the Maryland Bar Foundation, Barrister of the Montgomery County Inns of Court, and Member of the Peer Review Committee. In addition, she is an Associate Member of the Owners’ Counsel of America. Known throughout Maryland for her appellate work, Ms. Feuerherd serves as contributing editor for the Maryland State Bar Association’s (MSBA’s) Maryland Appellate Blog and served as a contributing author for the newly-published Appellate Practice for the Maryland Lawyer: State and Federal, 6th Edition.

Scott Mirsky is a Principal in Miller, Miller & Canby’s Employment Law and Employment Litigation practice. He focuses his practice on advising and litigating construction, business, and employment disputes. His experience spans handling non-compete and trade secret disagreements, employment claims, issues concerning independent contractors, intellectual property infringement cases, complex construction issues, wage and overtime disputes under the FLSA and state law, and breach of contract claims. He has more than 20 years of experience representing individuals and businesses in diverse civil matters throughout the Washington, DC region. He also represents numerous language services companies in issues arising out of the independent contractor relationship. His practice covers the full spectrum of litigation services including pre-litigation counseling risk and litigation management trials, hearings, arbitrations, and appeals before federal and state courts.

Each year, Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters business, recognizes the top lawyers in Maryland through a patented multiphased selection process that involves independent research, as well as peer nomination and review/evaluation. The objective is to create a comprehensive listing of exceptional attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, to be used as a resource for both referring attorneys and consumers seeking legal counsel. Attorneys are selected from more than 70 practice areas and a variety of firm sizes, but are limited to no more than 5% of attorneys practicing in any given region (2.5% for Rising Stars). The lists are published annually in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers nationwide.

About Miller, Miller & Canby
In 2021, Miller, Miller & Canby celebrated 75 years of serving the legal needs of metropolitan Washington, DC. As one of the oldest law firms in Montgomery County, MD, the firm recognizes that this milestone reflects the relationships built and maintained with our clients, friends and the business community, many spanning multiple generations. The firm focuses on these core areas of practice: Land Development; Real Estate; Litigation; Eminent Domain and Condemnation; Employment; Business and Tax; and Trusts, Estates and Elder Law. The firm has intentionally maintained a moderate size in order to ensure that all attorneys maintain close contact with our clients and have the opportunity to develop and foster trusted, lasting relationships. In all of our practice areas, a concern for quality of product and efficiency of accomplishment assures clients of receiving true value in legal representation. Miller, Miller & Canby is proud to have maintained this standard of service since the firm’s founding in 1946 and continues to abide by this standard every single day.

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