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Thirty-Nine Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named 2023 Michigan Super Lawyers, 23 Named Rising Stars

August 11, 2023
TROY, Mich., – Dickinson Wright is pleased to announce that 39 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2023 Michigan Super Lawyers. Twenty-three Dickinson Wright attorneys have been named 2023 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
Robert L. Avers, Legislative & Government Affairs
Michael C. Hammer, Bankruptcy: Business
Mark V. Heusel, International

Detroit, MI
Richard M. Bolton, Mergers & Acquisitions
Aaron V. Burrell, Business Litigation
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
Sharon R. Newlon, Environmental
James A. Plemmons, Creditor Debtor Rights
William P. Shield, Jr., Banking
Theodore B. Sylwestrzak, Bankruptcy: Business
L. Pahl Zinn, Business Litigation

Grand Rapids, MI
John G. Cameron, Jr., Real Estate
Daniel F. Gosch, Bankruptcy: Business
Leslee M. Lewis, Real Estate
Christina K. McDonald, Employment & Labor

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

Troy, MI
J. Benjamin Dolan, Business Litigation
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
Lynn C. Sirich, Family Law
Peter H. Webster, Eminent Domain
Kathryn S. Wood, Employment Litigation: Defense
Katheryne L. Zelenock, Real Estate

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

Ann Arbor, MI
Yafeez Fatabhoy, IP Litigation
Christopher Ryan, Business Litigation

Detroit, MI
Max Aidenbaum, Business Litigation
Angelina R. Delmastro, Labor & Employment
Ariana Pellegrino, Business Litigation
Kory M. Steen, Business Litigation
M. Katherine VanderVeen, Banking
Adam J. Wallace, Business/Corporate

Grand Rapids, MI
Rebecca S. Papi, Mergers & Acquisitions
Phillip W. Smith, II, Business/Corporate
John Weiss, Government Finance

Lansing, MI
Nolan J. Moody, Business Litigation

Troy, MI
Juliet R. Boyd, Estate & Trust Litigation
Brandon L. Debus, Business Litigation
Alison Duffy, Estate & Trust Litigation
Eric W. Gregory, Employee Benefits
Steven C. Hurles, Intellectual Property
Michael J. Lusardi, Real Estate
James A. Martone, Business Litigation
Joseph Pytel, Intellectual Property
Benjamin M. Sobczak, Business Litigation
Alma Sobo, Business Litigation
Alexandra Vallee, Health Care

About Dickinson Wright
Dickinson Wright 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 20 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 13 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; Denver, Colo.; 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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