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Aaron Burrell Receives 2024 Trailblazer Award from the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association

June 18, 2024
DETROIT – Dickinson Wright is pleased to announce that Aaron Burrell (Member, Detroit) has received a 2024 Trailblazer Award from the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association.

The 30th Annual Trailblazers Award and Scholarship Ceremony occurred on June 13th at the Westin Southfield Hotel. This year’s theme was “Disruptors in the Legal Community: Fighting to Redress Injustice and Inequality.” Aaron, along with three other members of the association, was honored with the Trailblazer Award for his work within Detroit’s legal and business communities. “I’m honored to receive one of this year’s Trailblazer Awards from the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association and look forward to continuing to work together with the organization to advance the cause of justice,” says Aaron.

Aaron is a Member of Dickinson Wright and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. He is a Commissioner on the ABA’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession and the State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners. He also serves on the board of directors of Thomas M. Cooley Law School and Oakland County Bar Association. Numerous publications recognize Aaron as a leader in his field, including Diversity MBA Magazine, Profiles in Diversity Journal, Crain’s Detroit Business, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, and Michigan Super Lawyers.

About Dickinson Wright
Dickinson Wright is a general practice business law firm with more than 500 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. The firm has 21 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 13 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; Denver, Colo.; 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 offices are located in Toronto and Windsor.

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 and one of the only firms with ISO/IEC 27701:2019 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management procedures, security controls, and privacy 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.

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