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Dickinson Wright Attorney Richard Paul Elected to MDTC Leadership Position

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that during the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel’s Annual Meeting, Attorney Richard W. Paul was elected Vice President of the organization.

Mr. Paul has been involved in the leadership of MDTC for years, serving as its Treasurer, Chair of the Commercial Litigation Section, and Chair of the 2016 and 2013 Annual Meetings. Mr. Paul was also the 2013 recipient of the MDTC President’s Special Recognition Award. He is a Member in Dickinson Wright’s Troy office where he focuses his practice on ADR, automotive litigation, class actions, commercial and business litigation, and product liability litigation. His representations include serving as trial counsel for various manufacturers and accounting firms and serving as National Discovery Counsel for Ford Motor Company. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association, the Oakland County Bar Association, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute. He is recognized as a leader in his field by Michigan Super Lawyers and Dbusiness’ Top Lawyers. Mr. Paul received his A.B. from Dartmouth College and his J.D. from Boston College Law School.

MDTC is an association of the leading lawyers in the State of Michigan dedicated to representing individuals and corporations in civil litigation. As the State’s premier organization of civil litigators, the impact of MDTC members is felt through its Amicus Briefs, often filed by express invitation by the Supreme Court; through its far reaching and well-respected Quarterly and other publications; and through its timely and well received conferences and seminars. To learn more, please visit

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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.