Eleven Dickinson Wright Attorneys in Southeast Michigan Named Best Lawyers in America® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year”

TROY, Mich., August 15, 2019 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 11 of the firm’s lawyers in Southeast Michigan have been identified as the leading practitioner in their practice areas as a Best Lawyers in America® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and over 10 million evaluations are received on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. The lawyers being honored as Best Lawyers in America® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The following Dickinson Wright lawyers were selected as Best Lawyers in America® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Ann Arbor, MI
Colleen M. Shevnock, Banking and Finance Law

Detroit, MI
Timothy H. Howlett, Litigation – Labor and Employment
Thomas G. McNeill, Litigation – Banking and Finance
James A. Plemmons, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Troy, MI
Margaret A. Coughlin, Litigation – Environmental
Terence M. Donnelly, Municipal Law
Henry M. Grix, Nonprofit/Charities Law, Trusts and Estates
Craig W. Hammond, Banking and Finance Law
Anna M. Maiuri, Environmental Law
Edward H. Pappas, Arbitration
Laurence E. Winokur, Real Estate Law

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 475 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 19 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 12 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Silicon Valley, Calif.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.

Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. 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 for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyer, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.

Butzel Long attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2020

DETROIT, Mich. – Sixty Butzel Long attorneys have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 (copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC).

Moreover, the following firm attorneys have been named Lawyer of the Year — Lansing — : James J. Urban (Construction Law); and Detroit –: Robert A. Hudson (International Trade and Finance).

Notably, David Devine (Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law) – Detroit; William Kliffel (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants) – Detroit; William A. Penner (Trusts and Estates) – Bloomfield Hills; and, Robert H. Schwartz (Health Care Law) – Bloomfield Hills; have been named to Best Lawyers for the first time.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 50,000 leading attorneys cast more than five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

The following Butzel Long attorneys were selected for the 2020 edition:

Butzel Long – Ann Arbor Law office

— Regan K. Dahle
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

— Jennifer A. Dukarski
Litigation – Intellectual Property

— Nancy Keppelman
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

— George E. Kuehn
Corporate Law

— Claudia Rast
CleanTech Law
Environmental Law
Information Technology Law
Privacy and Data Security Law

— Diane M. Soubly
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – ERISA

— Robert B. Stevenson
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Litigation – ERISA

— Andrew Stumpff
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Butzel Long – Bloomfield Hills office

— Alexander B. Bragdon
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Litigation – ERISA

— Stephen A. Bromberg
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

— Carey A. DeWitt
Employment Law — Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

— W. Patrick Dreisig
Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
Corporate Governance Law

— Geoffrey S. Gallinger
Real Estate Law

— Debra A. Geroux
Health Care Law

— Michael Golab
Corporate Law

— Beth S. Gotthelf
Environmental Law
Litigation — Environmental

— David W. Hipp
Real Estate Law

— Thomas A. Kabel
Real Estate Law

— Sheldon H. Klein
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Antitrust

— Bushra A. Malik
Immigration Law

— Allan Nachman
Real Estate Law

— Max J. Newman
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law

— William A. Penner
Trusts and Estates

— Robert P. Perry
Trusts and Estates

— R. Peter Prokop
Corporate Law
Tax Law

— Thomas B. Radom
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law

— Richard E. Rassel
Commercial Litigation

— Brett A. Rendeiro
Commercial Litigation

— Dennis B. Schultz
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Real Estate

— Robert H. Schwartz
Health Care Law

— T. Gordon Scupholm II
Family Law

— John D. Selesko
Trusts and Estates

— Thomas L. Shaevsky
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Litigation – ERISA

— Jack D. Shumate
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental

— Thomas C. Simpson
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

— David W. Sommerfeld
Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Trusts and Estates

— Daniel B. Tukel
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Butzel Long – Detroit office

— Linda J. Armstrong
Immigration Law

— James C. Bruno
Corporate Law
International Trade and Finance Law

— David Devine
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law

— Arthur Dudley II
Corporate Law

— David F. DuMouchel
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law

— Eric J. Flessland
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

— John P. Hancock, Jr.
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

— Robert A. Hudson
Corporate Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law

— William Kliffel
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

— Justin G. Klimko
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Securities/ Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation

— Phillip C. Korovesis
Commercial Litigation

— Mark R. Lezotte
Health Care Law

— Clara DeMatteis Mager
Immigration Law

— Donald B. Miller
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

— Mark T. Nelson
Litigation – Labor and Employment
Litigation – Trusts and Estates

— Reginald A. Pacis
Immigration Law

— James S. Rosenfeld
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

— Bruce L. Sendek
Commercial Litigation

— Nicholas J. Stasevich
Corporate Law

— James E. Wynne
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Butzel Long – Lansing office

— James J. Urban
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Butzel Long – Washington, DC office

— Thomas Bick
Environmental Law

— Thomas Earl Patton
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Litigation – Securities

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than 160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing and Shanghai. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting www.butzel.com or follow Butzel Long on Twitter: https://twitter.com/butzel_long

106 Dickinson Wright Attorneys in Michigan Ranked in Best Lawyers in America® 2020 Edition

TROY, Mich., August 15, 2019 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 106 of the firm’s attorneys in Michigan have been included in Best Lawyers in America® 2020 edition.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and over 10 million evaluations are received on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. To learn more about Best Lawyers in America®, please visit www.bestlawyers.com.

Dickinson Wright attorneys recognized on this year’s list include:

Ann Arbor, MI
John S. Artz, Patent Law
John C. Blattner, Copyright Law, Litigation – Patent, Trademark Law
Paul R. Fransway, Franchise Law
Michael C. Hammer, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
Thomas D. Hammerschmidt, Jr., Tax Law
Mark Heusel, Commercial Litigation
John C. Nishi, Litigation – Intellectual Property
James A. Samborn, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
Jordan Schreier, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management
Colleen M. Shevnock, Banking and Finance Law
Suzanne K. Sukkar, Immigration Law
William M. Thacker, Employment Law – Management

Detroit, MI
Dennis W. Archer, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
Allison R. Bach, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Richard M. Bolton, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
William T. Burgess, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, International Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation – Bankruptcy
Lawrence G. Campbell, Commercial Litigation, International Mergers & Acquisitions
James N. Candler, Jr., Gaming Law, Real Estate Law
Dawn R. Copley, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Christopher A. Cornwall, Construction Law
David R. Deromedi, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management
Phillip J. DeRosier, Appellate Practice
K. Scott Hamilton, Appellate Practice
Mark R. High, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law
Steven G. Howell, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
Timothy H. Howlett, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
W. Anthony Jenkins, Corporate Law, Municipal Law
John K. Lawrence, Banking and Finance Law
Andrew W. MacLeod, International Mergers & Acquisitions
Kenneth J. McIntyre, Commercial Litigation
Thomas G. McNeill, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Merger and Acquisitions, Litigation – Securities
Sharon R. Newlon, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
Francis R. Ortiz, Commercial Litigation
James B. Perry, Employment Law – Management
James A. Plemmons, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy
Robert F. Rhoades, Litigation and Controversy – Tax
William P. Shield, Jr., Banking and Finance Law
James P. Spica, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
Theodore B. Sylwestrzak, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bruce C. Thelen, International Trade and Finance Law
L. Pahl Zinn, Litigation – Antitrust

Grand Rapids, MI
Ronald A. Bultje, Municipal Law
John G. Cameron, Jr., Construction Law, Real Estate Law
Frank G. Dunten, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Geoffrey A. Fields, Commercial Litigation
Brian S. Fleetham, Health Care Law
Daniel F. Gosch, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Bankruptcy
Leslee M. Lewis, Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law
Edward P. Perdue, Commercial Litigation
Timothy A. Stoepker, Construction Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
Richard A. Wendt, Municipal Law, Public Finance Law
Jeffrey G. York, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Lansing, MI
James W. Bliss, Public Finance Law
Peter H. Ellsworth, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Gaming Law, Government Relations Practice
Scott R. Knapp, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Commercial Litigation
James E. Lozier, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Peter S. Sheldon, Corporate Tax, Tax Law
Kester K. So, Energy Law, Municipal Law, Public Finance Law, Utilities Law
Jeffery V. Stuckey, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Appellate Practice, Energy Law

Saginaw, MI
Michael H. Allen, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
James C. Foresman, Health Care Law

Troy, MI
Christian S. Allen, Immigration Law
Timothy L. Andersson, Corporate Law
Kevin M. Bernys, Trusts and Estates
Margaret A. Coughlin, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
Roger H. Cummings, Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law
Stephen E. Dawson, Real Estate Law
Joseph W. DeLave, Litigation – Construction
J. Benjamin Dolan, Litigation – Real Estate
Terence M. Donnelly, Municipal Law, Public Finance Law
John P. Gonway, Real Estate Law
Deborah L. Grace, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Roberta P. Granadier, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Eric W. Gregory, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Henry M. Grix, Nonprofit/Charities Law, Trusts and Estates
Craig W. Hammond, Banking and Finance Law, Public Finance Law
William H. Honaker, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law
Robert P. Hurlbert, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Richard A. Jones, Patent Law
Robert B. Joslyn, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
Monica J. Labe, Real Estate Law
Judith Fertel Layne, Trusts and Estates
Elise S. Levasseur, Immigration Law
Elizabeth L. Luckenbach, Trusts and Estates
Christopher C. Maeso, Corporate Law
Anna M. Maiuri, Environmental Law, Litigation – Regulatory and Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Kelly M. Martorano, Environmental Law
Cynthia A. Moore, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
John H. Norris, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law
Edward H. Pappas, Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate, Mediation
Robert V. Peterson, Real Estate Law
Scott A. Petz, Commercial Litigation
Elissa N. Pinto, Immigration Law
Daniel D. Quick, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Intellectual Property
William L. Rosin, Corporate Law
Robert L. Schwartz, Public Finance Law
Lynn Capp Sirich, Family Law
Robert L. Stearns, Litigation – Intellectual Property
Peter H. Webster, Land Use and Zoning Law
Rhonda D. Welburn, Municipal Law, Public Finance Law
J. Bryan Williams, Corporate Law, International Mergers & Acquisitions
Mark E. Wilson, Health Care Law
Laurence E. Winokur, Real Estate Law
Kathryn S. Wood, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
Paul M. Wyzgoski, Municipal Law, Public Finance Law
Katheryne L. Zelenock, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 475 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 19 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 12 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Silicon Valley, Calif.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.

Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. 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 for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.

Ten Dickinson Wright Attorneys in Detroit Named “Lawyers of the Year” for 2017

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that ten of the firm’s lawyers in Detroit have been identified as the leading practitioner in their practice area by Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.

The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 compile its list of outstanding lawyers by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honored as Best Lawyers in America® 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The following Dickinson Wright lawyers were selected as Best Lawyers in America® 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Detroit, MI
Thomas G. McNeill, Litigation – Banking and Finance
William P. Shield, Jr., Banking and Finance Law
Bruce C. Thelen, International Trade and Finance Law

Troy, MI
Terence M. Donnelly, Municipal Law
Henry M. Grix, Trusts and Estates
Craig W. Hammond, Banking and Finance Law
Daniel D. Quick, Litigation – Banking and Finance
Edward H. Pappas, Arbitration
Laurence E. Winokur, Real Estate Law
Paul M. Wyzgoski, Public Finance Law

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 seventeen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and ten other domestic offices in Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; 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.

As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, 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.

Dickinson Wright Receives 198 Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey

DETROIT, Mich., November 2, 2015 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that it received 24 national rankings and 174 state/metropolitan rankings in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” report by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. The firm received 102 first-tier rankings.

Besides the national rankings, the firm was recognized for legal excellence for practices in our Ann Arbor, Columbus, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Las Vegas, Lexington, Nashville, Phoenix, Reno, Troy, and Washington, D.C. offices.

The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally and/or by metropolitan region. Firms were ranked nationally in one or more of the 80 legal practice areas and by metro or state in 118 practice areas.

National Rankings

Tier 1
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Tier 2
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Public Finance Law

Tier 3
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Construction Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Immigration Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Native American Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law

State/Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Patent
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Trademark Law

Columbus, Ohio
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Detroit, Mich.
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Municipal Law

Grand Rapids, Mich.
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Municipal
Municipal Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Lansing, Mich.
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Energy Law
Gaming Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Municipal Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Public Finance Law

Las Vegas, Nev.
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Trademark Law

Lexington, Ky.
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Construction

Nashville, Tenn.
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Phoenix, Ariz.
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Family Law
Gaming Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Municipal
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Native American Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Troy, Mich.
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Real Estate
Mediation
Municipal Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Columbus, Ohio
Banking and Finance Law
Litigation – Real Estate

Detroit, Mich.
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Grand Rapids, Mich.
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Lansing, Mich.
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Health Care Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Real Estate
Tax Law
Utilities Law

Las Vegas, Nev.
Commercial Litigation
Gaming Law

Lexington, Ky.
Litigation – Environmental
Trusts & Estates Law

Nashville, Tenn.
Real Estate Law

Phoenix, Ariz.
Litigation – Antitrust
Municipal Law
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Tax Law

Reno, Nev.
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation

Troy, Mich.
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Family Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Patent
Trademark Law

Washington, DC
Gaming Law
Tax Law

Tier 3
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Tax Law

Columbus, Ohio
Tax Law

Grand Rapids, Mich.
Health Care Law

Lansing, Mich.
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Las Vegas, Nev.
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Lexington, Ky.
Appellate Practice
Environmental Law

Nashville, Tenn.
Entertainment Law – Music
Environmental Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Phoenix, Ariz.
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Individuals
Environmental Law
Family Law Mediation
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Troy, Mich.
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Patent Law

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.

Six Dickinson Wright Attorneys in Detroit Named “Lawyers of the Year” for 2016

DETROIT, Mich., August 18, 2015 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that six of the firm’s lawyers in Detroit have been identified as the leading practitioner in their practice area by Best Lawyers in America® 2016. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.

The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 compile its list of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honored as Best Lawyers in America® 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The following Dickinson Wright attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers in America® 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Detroit, MI
Steven G. Howell, Litigation – Bankruptcy
Kathleen A. Lang, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
James A. Plemmons, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Troy, MI
Roberta P. Granadier, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Anna M. Maiuri, Environmental Law
Mark E. Wilson, Health Care Law

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.