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Nineteen Dickinson Wright Attorneys Ranked in Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” 2021 Edition

August 21, 2020
TROY, Mich. – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 19 of the firm’s attorneys in Michigan have been included in Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” 2021 edition.

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Dickinson Wright attorneys recognized on the Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” list include:

Ann Arbor, MI
Sungwook Lee, Litigation – Patent

Detroit, MI
Max A. Aidenbaum, Commercial Litigation
Michael L. Dallaire, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Ariana D. Pellegrino, Commercial Litigation
Julie Rhoades, Nonprofit/Charities Law, Tax Law
M. Katherine VanderVeen, Banking and Finance Law
Adam J. Wallace, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law

Grand Rapids, MI
Emily Rysberg, Family Law
Alexandre M. Zucco, Trusts and Estates

Lansing, MI
Samantha A. Pattwell, Commercial Litigation

Saginaw, MI
Timothy M. Cary, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Troy, MI
Andrea L. Arndt, Patent Law
Jessica L. Busch, Health Care Law
Peter E. Doyle, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property
Erin A. Johnson, Real Estate Law
Lauren A. Kwapis, Commercial Litigation
Chelsey L. Marsh, Real Estate Law
James A. Martone, Commercial Litigation
Alexandra A. Vallee, Health Care 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. 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 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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