Environmental Lawyer AnnMarie Sanford Joins Dickinson Wright Troy Office

TROY, Mich. – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that AnnMarie Sanford has joined the firm’s Troy office as a Member.

AnnMarie applies her experience in environmental law to achieving favorable outcomes for manufacturers facing remediation and regulatory issues, and to counseling them regarding potential liabilities. She advises clients on environmental issues ranging from routine to complex, including environmental remediation, regulatory issues and counseling clients regarding compliance with federal and state chemical regulations. She is one of the few attorneys who passed the Green Building Certification Institute’s exam to qualify as a LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional.

AnnMarie is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Environmental Law Section, American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, and a member of the Board of Directors of Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision. AnnMarie received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University and her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

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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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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Eighteen Dickinson Wright Attorneys Ranked in Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” 2022 Edition

TROY, Mich. – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys in Michigan have been included in Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” 2022 edition.

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. For the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. To learn more about Best Lawyers in America®, please visit www.bestlawyers.com.

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, Commercial Litigation
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
Nolan J. Moody, Commercial Litigation

Troy, MI
Dalia Abdow, Commercial Litigation
Jeremy Belanger, Health Care Law
Juliet R. Boyd, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Brandon Debus, Commercial Litigation
Peter E. Doyle, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property
Erin A. Johnson, 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. 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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Five Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers 2021 Top Lists

TROY, Mich., – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers 2021 Top Lists.

The Michigan Super Lawyers Top Lists are listings of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as well as the highest point totals during the Michigan Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

Dickinson Wright attorneys recognized on this year’s Michigan Super Lawyers Top Lists include:

Steven G. Howell – Bankruptcy: Business, is ranked among the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan.

Elizabeth L. Luckenbach – Estate & Trust Litigation, is ranked among the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Michigan.

Thomas G. McNeill – Business Litigation, is ranked among the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan.

Edward H. Pappas – Business Litigation, is ranked among the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan.

Daniel D. Quick – Business Litigation, is ranked among the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan.

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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Forty-Four Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers, 19 Named Rising Stars

TROY, Mich., – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 44 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers. Nineteen Dickinson Wright attorneys have been named 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”.

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state – those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers, while only two and a half percent are named Rising Stars.

Dickinson Wright attorneys recognized on this year’s Michigan Super Lawyers list include:

Ann Arbor, MI
Michael C. Hammer, Bankruptcy: Business
Mark V. Heusel, International
Colleen M. Shevnock, Banking

Detroit, MI
Dennis W. Archer, Business Litigation
Allison R. Bach, Bankruptcy: Business
Richard M. Bolton, Mergers & Acquisitions
William T. Burgess, Bankruptcy: Business
James N. Candler, Jr., Real Estate
David R. Deromedi, Labor & Employment
Phillip J. DeRosier, Appellate
K. Scott Hamilton, Business Litigation
Mark R. High, Business/Corporate
Steven G. Howell, Bankruptcy: Business
Timothy H. Howlett, Labor & Employment
Thomas G. McNeill, Business Litigation
Sharon R. Newlon, Environmental
James A. Plemmons, Creditor Debtor Rights
William P. Shield, Jr., Banking
Theodore B. Sylwestrzak, Bankruptcy: Business
Kathryn S. Wood, Employment Litigation: Defense
L. Pahl Zinn, Business Litigation

Grand Rapids, MI
John G. Cameron, Jr., Real Estate
Daniel F. Gosch, Bankruptcy: Business
Leslee M. Lewis, Real Estate

Lansing, MI
Peter H. Ellsworth, Administrative Law
Kester K. So, Government Finance
Jeffery V. Stuckey, Appellate

Troy, MI
Stephen E. Dawson, Real Estate
J. Benjamin Dolan, Business Litigation
Terence M. Donnelly, Government Finance
Deborah L. Grace, Employee Benefits
Henry M. Grix, Estate & Probate
Craig W. Hammond, Government Finance
Monica J. Labe, Real Estate
Elizabeth L. Luckenbach, Estate & Trust Litigation
Cynthia A. Moore, Employee Benefits
Gregory W. Moore, Health Care
Edward H. Pappas, Business Litigation
Scott A. Petz, Business Litigation
Daniel D. Quick, Business Litigation
William L. Rosin, Business/Corporate
Peter H. Webster, Eminent Domain
Mark E. Wilson, Health Care
Katheryne L. Zelenock, Real Estate

Dickinson Wright attorneys recognized on this year’s Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars list include:

Ann Arbor, MI
Robert L. Avers, Business Litigation
Jonathan D. Nikkila, Intellectual Property
Christopher Ryan, Business Litigation

Detroit, MI
Salina M. Hamilton, Business Litigation
Adam J. Wallace, Business/Corporate

Grand Rapids, MI
Alexandre Zucco, Estate Planning

Lansing, MI
Nolan J. Moody, Business Litigation

Troy, MI
Alison Duffy, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff
Eric W. Gregory, Employee Benefits
Steven C. Hurles, Intellectual Property
Erin Johnson, Real Estate
Mark A. Jotanovic, Intellectual Property
Michael J. Lusardi, Real Estate
Michael N. MacCallum, Intellectual Property
James A. Martone, Business Litigation
Joseph Owens, Estate Planning
Joseph Pytel, Intellectual Property
Bryan J. Schomer, Intellectual Property
Alma Sobo, Business Litigation

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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Aaron Burrell Named a “40 Under 40” Honoree by the National Bar Association

DETROIT, Mich. – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Aaron Burrell (Member, Detroit) has been named a “40 Under 40” Honoree by the National Bar Association.

National Bar Association’s “40 Under 40” honors the nation’s top lawyers under 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, including in innovation, vision, leadership and legal and community involvement. Honorees represent a cross-section of legal professionals, including big firm, solo and industry practitioners, government lawyers, judges, academicians, corporate counsels, elected officials, and various other lawyers, all of whom are helping to advance the goals and mission of the National Bar Association.

“I’m honored to be a part of the National Bar Association’s exemplary 2021 Class of 40 Under 40,” says Aaron.

Aaron is a Member of Dickinson Wright and serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. He serves on the board of directors of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Oakland County Bar Association. He has served in leadership positions in numerous organizations including the State Bar of Michigan, the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, and the National Bar Association. Aaron is recognized by numerous publications 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 Rising Stars.

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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Henry Grix Recognized in Chambers 2021 High Net Worth Guide

TROY, Mich., – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Henry Grix (Member, Troy) is listed as a “Leaders in their Fields” by Chambers 2021 High Net Worth (HNW) Guide.

London-based Chambers & Partners, publisher of the world’s leading guides to the legal profession, conducts research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. law firms by state, through in-depth interviews with peers and competing firm attorneys, in-house counsel and significant purchasers of legal services.

Below is a list of Dickinson Wright attorneys who are listed in Chambers 2021 HNW Guide:

Private Wealth Law
Henry M. Grix, Troy

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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Two Dickinson Wright Attorneys Recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 “40 and Under Hot List”

TROY, Mich. – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that two attorneys within the firm have been recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 “40 and Under Hot List”.

Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 “40 and Under Hot List” includes practitioners, all aged 40 or younger, that have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the U.S. by peers and clients. To view the complete list, please visit www.benchmarklitigation.com.

Dickinson Wright attorneys in Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 “40 and Under Hot List” include:

Brandon Hubbard, Lansing
Scott A. Petz, Troy

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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Scott A. Petz Selected to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2021

TROY, Mich. – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Scott A. Petz has been selected among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2021. Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters.

To be considered for selection, an attorney must have litigated (for either plaintiff or defendant) a matter (1) with at least $2,000,000 in alleged damages at stake or (2) with the fate of a business worth at least $2,000,000 at stake. These minimum qualifications are required for initial consideration. Thereafter, candidates are carefully screened through comprehensive Qualitative Comparative Analysis based on a broad array of criteria, including the candidate’s professional experience, litigation experience, significant case results, representative high stakes matters, peer reputation, and community impact in order to rank the candidates throughout the state.

Only the top 100 qualifying attorneys in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®. To learn more, please click here.

Attorney Scott A. Petz is a Member in the Firm’s Troy, Mich. office where he focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and business litigation, class and collective actions, labor litigation, consumer protection, and condemnation and land use. Mr. Petz received his B.A. from Kalamazoo College, cum laude, and his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School, magna cum laude.

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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Dickinson Wright Recognized in Legal 500 United States 2021 Edition

TROY, Mich. – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that the firm has received six practice rankings and 15 attorneys in Michigan have been listed in this year’s The Legal 500 United States 2021.

For more than 30 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world with a comprehensive research program that each year brings the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions. The rankings are based on a series of criteria and research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms, and interviews with leading private practice lawyers. To view The Legal 500 United States 2021, please click here.

The Legal 500 United States 2021 recognized Dickinson Wright in the following practice areas:

• Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes
• Industry Focus – Cannabis
• Labor and Employment – Labor and Employment Disputes (including Collective Actions): Defense
• M&A/Corporate and Commercial – M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)
• Real Estate – Construction
• Real Estate

The Legal 500 United States 2021 recognized the following Dickinson Wright attorneys in their editorial as “Recommended Lawyers”:

Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes

• Thomas McNeill (Detroit, MI)
• Daniel Quick (Troy, MI)

Labor and Employment – Labor and Employment Disputes (including Collective Actions): Defense

• Timothy Howlett (Detroit, MI)
• Christina McDonald (Grand Rapids, MI)
• William Thacker (Ann Arbor, MI)
• Kathryn Wood (Detroit, MI)

M&A/Corporate and Commercial – M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

• Richard Bolton (Detroit, MI)
• Mark High (Detroit, MI)
• Andrew MacLeod (Detroit, MI)

Real Estate – Construction (including Construction Litigation)

• Peter Webster (Troy, MI)

Real Estate

• Erin Johnson (Troy, MI)
• Monica Labe (Troy, MI)
• Leslee Lewis (Grand Rapids, MI)
• Michael Lusardi (Troy, MI)
• Katheryne Zelenock (Troy, MI)

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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