DETROIT, Mich. (PRWEB) September 15, 2015
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Sherry O’Neal Taylor has been appointed to the Pro Bono Initiative of the Committee on Justice Initiatives for the State Bar of Michigan. Her appointment is effective on October 1, 2015.
Ms. Taylor is a Member in the firm’s Detroit office and serves as the firm’s Pro Bono Coordinator. She focuses her practice on labor & employment litigation, commercial & business litigation, school law and insurance & ERISA litigation. She has represented clients in federal and state court with respect to unlawful discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful discharge, FLSA, defamation, breach of contract and ERISA claims.
As Dickinson Wright’s Pro Bono Coordinator, Ms. Taylor is the liaison between the firm and several organizations in our efforts to serve our communities through pro bono service. She is also the Co-Chair of the Pro Bono Committee for the Federal Bar Association. Ms. Taylor is a member of the American Bar Association, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, the Wolverine Bar Association and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan. She received her B.S. from Wayne State University and her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.
The State Bar of Michigan’s Pro Bono Initiative encourages and coordinates free or discounted fees for civil legal services.
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.