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Dickinson Wright Receives Top Rankings in Chambers USA; 18 Attorneys from Detroit Recognized as Leaders in their Fields

DETROIT, Mich., May 20, 2015 – 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, General Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment, and Real Estate practices as “Top Ranked” practices in Michigan. Eighteen attorneys from Dickinson Wright’s Detroit and Troy 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 peer 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 18 attorneys ranked by Chambers, the following attorneys received a Band 1 ranking: Steven G. Howell, Banking & Finance: Bankruptcy; Edward H. Pappas, General Commercial Litigation; and William P. Shield, Jr., Banking & Finance.

Below is a list of Dickinson Wright attorneys who were listed in Chambers USA 2015:

Banking and Finance
Craig W. Hammond, Detroit
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

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Cynthia A. Moore, Troy

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
James N. Candler, Jr., Detroit
Stephen E. Dawson, Troy
Monica J. Labe, Troy
Katheryne L. Zelenock, Troy

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2015 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 380 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has thirteen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and six other domestic offices in Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn.; Las Vegas, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canada office is located in Toronto.

The firm offers clients a distinctive combination of superb client services 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.