Dickinson Wright Receives 97 Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers “2020 Best Law Firms” Survey

TROY, Mich., November 4, 2019 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce it received 21 national rankings and 76 rankings in Southeast Michigan in the “2020 Best Law Firms” report by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. The firm received 114 first-tier rankings overall.

Besides the national and Southeast Michigan rankings, the firm was recognized for legal excellence for practices in our Grand Rapids and Lansing, Mich.; Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Silicon Valley, Calif.; 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. Below are Dickinson Wright’s “2020 Best Law Firms” rankings:

National Rankings

Tier 1
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Tier 2
Appellate Practice
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Tier 3
Banking and Finance Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Native American Law
Trusts & Estates Law

State/Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1
Ann Arbor, MI
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Copyright Law
Corporate Law
Immigration Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Patent
Nonprofit/Charities Law
Trademark Law

Detroit, MI
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
International Mergers & Acquisitions
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Municipal Law

Troy, MI
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Family Law
Immigration Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Real Estate
Mediation
Municipal Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2
Ann Arbor, MI
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Health Care Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Detroit, MI
Energy Law
Environmental Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Troy, MI
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Health Care Law
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Nonprofit/Charities Law
Patent Law
Trademark Law

Tier 3
Ann Arbor, MI
Tax Law

Detroit, MI
Litigation – Tax

Troy, MI
Litigation – Patent

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 18 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 11 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, 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.

Dykema Nationally Ranked in 12 Practice Areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2019

Dykema Nationally Ranked in 12 Practice Areas by
U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2019

Detroit – November 1, 2018 — Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm was nationally ranked in 12 practice areas in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, as well as receiving a total of 127 metropolitan rankings representing various areas of law.
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a “Best Law Firms” ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer included on the 2018 Best Lawyers in America list for that particular practice area and metropolitan area.
Practices are ranked and classified in three different tier levels in both national and metropolitan categories. Dykema’s recognized practices are listed below:

NATIONAL TIER 1
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Land Use & Zoning Law
• Litigation – Real Estate
• Real Estate Law

NATIONAL TIER 2
• Commercial Litigation
• Insurance Law
• Litigation – Tax

NATIONAL TIER 3
• Corporate Law
• Environmental Law
• Litigation – Labor & Employment
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Securities / Capital Markets Law

METROPOLITAN TIER 1
Ann Arbor
• Commercial Litigation
• Employment Law – Management
• Health Care Law
• Labor Law – Management
• Litigation – Trusts & Estates
• Trusts & Estates Law

Austin
• Corporate Law

Bloomfield Hills
• Arbitration
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Commercial Litigation
• Corporate Governance Law
• Corporate Law
• Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Health Care Law
• Land Use & Zoning Law
• Litigation – Antitrust
• Litigation – Banking & Finance
• Litigation – Bankruptcy
• Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
• Litigation – Real Estate
• Litigation – Securities
• Litigation – Trusts & Estates
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Public Finance Law
• Real Estate Law
• Securities / Capital Markets Law
• Trusts & Estates Law

Chicago
• Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Real Estate Law

Dallas
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Commercial Litigation
• Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Real Estate Law

Detroit
• Commercial Litigation
• Corporate Law
• Employment Law – Management
• Environmental Law
• Litigation – Environmental
• Litigation – Labor & Employment
• Litigation – Real Estate
• Litigation – Tax
• Mediation
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Securities / Capital Markets Law
• Tax Law

Grand Rapids
• Corporate Law
• Environmental Law
• Litigation – Environmental
• Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Lansing
• Administrative / Regulatory Law
• Arbitration
• Corporate Compliance Law
• Corporate Law
• Energy Law
• Gaming Law
• Government Relations Practice
• Litigation – Banking & Finance

Minneapolis
• Litigation – Real Estate
• Patent Law

San Antonio
• Arbitration
• Banking and Finance Law
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Commercial Litigation
• Corporate Law
• Employment Law – Individuals
• Employment Law – Management
• Energy Law
• Labor Law – Management
• Labor Law – Union
• Litigation – Environmental
• Litigation – Labor & Employment
• Litigation – Patent
• Litigation – Trusts & Estates
• Real Estate Law
• Securities / Capital Markets Law

METROPOLITAN TIER 2
Ann Arbor
• Appellate Practice
• Litigation – Labor & Employment

Austin
• Environmental Law
• Litigation – Patent
• Securities / Capital Markets Law
• Water Law

Bloomfield Hills
• Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
• Securities Regulation

Chicago
• Insurance Law
• Land Use & Zoning Law

Dallas
• Employment Law – Management
• Litigation – Environmental
• Litigation – Labor & Employment

Detroit
• Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
• Litigation – Antitrust
• Litigation – Securities
• Real Estate Law

Grand Rapids
• Commercial Litigation
• Criminal Defense: General Practice
• Criminal Defense: White-Collar
• DUI/DWI Defense
• Employment Law – Management
• Litigation – Labor & Employment
• Litigation – Real Estate
• Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
• Real Estate Law

Lansing
• Banking and Finance Law
• Commercial Litigation
• Corporate Governance Law
• Public Finance Law

McAllen
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Litigation – Bankruptcy

Minneapolis
• Commercial Litigation
• Litigation – Banking & Finance
San Antonio
• Litigation – Banking & Finance
• Litigation – ERISA
• Litigation – Intellectual Property
• Litigation – Real Estate

METROPOLITAN TIER 3
Austin
• Litigation – Intellectual Property
• Patent Law
• Trademark Law

Dallas
• Appellate Practice
• Criminal Defense: White-Collar
• Insurance Law
Grand Rapids
• Family Law

Lansing
• Insurance Law
Lansing
• Litigation – Intellectual Property

San Antonio
• Mediation
• Oil & Gas Law
• Tax Law

About Dykema
Dykema serves business entities worldwide on a wide range of complex legal issues. Dykema lawyers and other professionals in 13 U.S. offices work in close partnership with clients – from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies – to deliver outstanding results, unparalleled service and exceptional value in every engagement.

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.