Chief Managing Partner, Ice Miller LLP

Michael Millikan became Chief Managing Partner of Ice Miller in 2022. He was previously Co-Chair of the firm's Business Group. Michael joined Ice Miller in 1997, after spending a year in Tokyo teaching English to Japanese high school students. He is also a Board Member and Chairman Emeritus of the ALS Association of Indiana. 

Ice Miller implements many diversity initiatives, including recruitment of minorities both for legal positions and professional staff, a summer clerkship program, and partnerships with organizations like the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.

In 2022, Ice Miller was named an LCLD Top Performer for the fifth consecutive year. 

Joined LCLD 2012

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2022: Sean Kim; 2021: Michael Allen; 2019: Freedom Smith; 2018: Isaac Julian Colunga; 2017: Stephen Reynolds; 2014: Albert G. Lin

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2022: Ellen Pactor; 2021: Roya Porter; 2020: Simone Park; 2019: Jaren Hagler; 2018: Charles Bush

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2021: Sierra Sanchez; 2020: Ashley Scurlock; 2019: Libby Moyer; 2018: Sloan Crawford; 2017: Bianca Davis; 2016: Briana Williams; 2014: Burnell Kirkpatrick Grimes; 2013: Alissa Stubbs

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2017, 2014

Annual Meeting (2018, 2015)

Member: Michael Millikan

Diversity Professionals: Kristen MathaRobert Gauss

Communications: Patty Batesole