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Thomas McNeill Named a “2021 Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

DETROIT, Mich., – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Thomas G. McNeill (Member, Detroit) has been named a “2021 Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Tom brings four decades of battle-tested experience and skill to representing private and public companies, and their owners, officers and directors, in state and federal trial courts in Michigan. In addition to all manner of contract and tort based business to business litigation, Tom specializes in complex financial litigation, including in the areas of securities (particularly class action defense), the purchase/sale of the business, private equity ownership and purchase/sale, and financial statement-based litigation. He is recognized for excellence in the niche fields of automotive supply litigation, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, and trade secret theft. Tom is delighted to join the Michigan Lawyers Weekly “2021 Leaders in the Law,” and he is grateful for the highest peer-based recognitions conferred by Chambers USA (“Band 1”); The Legal 500 United States; Best Lawyers in America (in five litigation disciplines), Benchmark Litigation (“Litigation Star”); and Michigan Super Lawyers (“Top 100”). Tom is the Vice Chair of the State Appellate Defender Commission (nominated by the Supreme Court, appointed by three Governors), a Fellow of the State Bar of Michigan, a past President of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, a member of the International Society of Barristers, and co-author/editor of Michigan Business Torts, a leading ICLE publication, now in its 2020 edition.

Each year, Michigan Lawyers Weekly selects 25 lawyers to honor as “Leaders in the Law,” those who exemplify the noble tradition of the legal profession, are passionate and active on behalf of clients and the community, have a record of success in the legal profession, and have a record of achievements that display a strength of character and ability to be a leader in the Michigan legal community. The “2021 Leaders in the Law” will be honored at an annual luncheon and awards ceremony on December 2, 2021 at the Troy Marriott.

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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