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Fourteen Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® 2022 “Lawyer of the Year”

TROY, Mich., – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 14 of the firm’s lawyers in Michigan have been identified as the leading practitioner in their practice areas as a Best Lawyers in America® 2022 “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® 2022 “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® 2022 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Ann Arbor, MI
Mark Heusel, Litigation – Labor and Employment
John C. Nishi, Litigation – Intellectual Property
Steven L. Oberholtzer, Patent Law
Jordan Schreier, Employment Law – Management

Detroit, MI
Steven G. Howell, Banking and Finance Law
Timothy H. Howlett, Labor Law – Management
Thomas G. McNeill, Bet-the-Company Litigation
Sharon R. Newlon, Litigation – Environmental

Grand Rapids, MI
Brian S. Fleetham, Health Care Law
Leslee M. Lewis, Real Estate Law

Lansing, MI
Kester K. So, Municipal Law

Troy, MI
Cynthia A. Moore, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
J. Bryan Williams, Corporate Law
Katheryne L. Zelenock, Banking and 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. 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; Chicago, Illinois; 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 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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