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Dickinson Wright Receives Top Rankings by Chambers USA; 34 Attorneys in Michigan Recognized as Leaders in their Fields

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Chambers USA, publisher of the world’s leading guides to the legal profession, has named Dickinson Wright’s Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, General Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment, and Real Estate practices as “Top Ranked” in Michigan. Twenty-four attorneys from Dickinson Wright’s Michigan offices were named “Leaders in their Fields”.

London-based publisher Chambers & Partners conducts research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. law firms by state, through in-depth interviews with peers and competing firm attorneys, in-house counsel and significant purchasers of legal services.

Of the “Top Ranked” practices, Dickinson Wright’s General Commercial Litigation practice in Michigan received a Band 1 ranking. Of the 24 attorneys in Michigan ranked by Chambers, the following attorneys received a Band 1 ranking: Steven G. Howell, Banking & Finance: Bankruptcy; Edward H. Pappas, General Commercial Litigation; William P. Shield, Jr., Banking & Finance; and Robert W. Stocker, II, Gaming & Licensing.

Below is a list of Dickinson Wright attorneys in Michigan who were listed in Chambers USA 2016:

Banking and Finance
Craig W. Hammond, Detroit
Colleen M. Shevnock, Ann Arbor
William P. Shield, Jr., Detroit

Banking and Finance: Bankruptcy
Steven G. Howell, Detroit
James A. Plemmons, Detroit
Theodore B. Sylwestrzak, Detroit

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
Richard M. Bolton, Detroit
Mark R. High, Detroit
Michael T. Raymond, Troy

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Cynthia A. Moore, Troy
Jordan Schreier, Ann Arbor

Gaming & Licensing
Robert W. Stocker, II, Lansing

Labor & Employment
Timothy H. Howlett, Detroit

General Commercial Litigation
Kathleen A. Lang, Detroit
Kenneth J. McIntyre, Detroit
Thomas G. McNeill, Detroit
Edward H. Pappas, Troy
Daniel D. Quick, Troy

Real Estate Law
John G. Cameron, Jr., Grand Rapids
James N. Candler, Jr., Detroit
Stephen E. Dawson, Troy
Monica J. Labe, Troy
Leslee M. Lewis, Grand Rapids
Katheryne L. Zelenock, Troy

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 is available online at www.chambersandpartners.com/usa.

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 400 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has fifteen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and eight other domestic offices in Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn. (2); Las Vegas, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Reno, Nev.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canada office is located in Toronto.

The firm offers clients a distinctive combination of superb client service and exceptional quality. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.