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Dickinson Wright Attorney Michael Hammer Named a “2018 Leader in the Law’ by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Michael C. Hammer has been named a “2018 Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Mr. Hammer is a Member of the firm’s Management Group and is based in the firm’s Ann Arbor office. His clients rely on him to provide sound business advice across a broad range of areas, including outside general counsel services, contract negotiations and commercial disputes, financial restructurings, bankruptcy, distressed acquisitions and sales, and wealth-protection solutions. His broad experience ranges from negotiating contracts relating to electric and autonomous vehicle manufacturers and litigating automotive disputes (stop-ship cases, termination claims, and tooling and warranty disputes) to counseling, negotiating and litigating rights and interests for all types of businesses including mining, real estate, oil and gas, telecommunications, gaming and health care.

As a member of the firm’s Management Group, he oversaw the firm’s lateral partner recruitment for the last decade. Under Mr. Hammer’s guidance, the firm has hired over 250 lateral partners and has developed a talent for identifying opportunities in new markets and identifying lawyers that will not only complement, but strengthen the firm’s legal service offerings.

Mr. Hammer is an immediate past Board Member of the National Federal Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Law Section; a Mediator with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan; and past Co-Chair of the Federal Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Section, Eastern District of Michigan. He is recognized as a leader in his field by Michigan Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, and DBusiness Top Lawyers.

Mr. Hammer received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Each year, Michigan Lawyers Weekly selects 30 lawyers to honor as “Leaders in the Law”. “Leaders in the Law” are lawyers who exemplify the noble tradition of the legal profession, are passionate and active on behalf of clients and the community, have a record of success in the legal profession, and have a record of achievements that display a strength of character and ability to be a leader in the Michigan legal community. The “2018 Leaders in the Law” will be honored at an annual luncheon and awards ceremony on April 5, 2018 at the Troy Marriott.

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 450 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 and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; 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.