PHOENIX, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 27, 2015
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney and Partner Carolyn J. Johnsen has been named by Az Business Magazine as one of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2015. Ms. Johnsen was selected for the honor from over 2,000 candidates by the editorial team at the magazine and a panel of industry experts. Her selection appears in the July/August edition of Az Business.
Az Business Magazine Editor in Chief Michael Gossie noted about the recipients, “While their resumes and industries may differ, the women we selected have all procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of profitability, leadership and innovation. They are changing the face of Arizona business.”
Ms. Johnsen focuses her law practice on business restructurings and creating complex plans, strategies and structures for multi-million dollar companies in multiple industries. She has guided numerous private and public companies in developing strategies and solutions for revising operations and restructuring debt to effectuate the emergence of a stronger business through bankruptcy, or to take advantage of acquisition and sale opportunities.
Ms. Johnsen serves on the national Smithsonian Libraries Board and co-chairs the national alumnae of the Direct Women Board Institute, dedicated to advancing women to serve on corporate boards. She was recently named by Southwest Super Lawyers as one of the top 25 women lawyers in Arizona.
Ms. Johnsen is a founding master of the Arizona Bankruptcy Inn of Court and the founder of Arizona’s credit abuse education program for high school students. Ms. Johnsen received her B.S. in Wildlife Science from Texas A&M University, her M.A. in Military History from Norwich University, and her J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 400 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has fifteen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and eight other domestic offices in Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn. (2); Las Vegas, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Reno, Nev.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canada office is located in Toronto.
The firm offers clients a distinctive combination of superb client service and exceptional quality. 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 by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.