GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (PRWEB) April 19, 2016
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Catherine Mish has joined the firm’s Grand Rapids office as Of Counsel. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Mish served as a City Attorney for Grand Rapids.
Ms. Mish focuses her practice on civil litigation and municipal law. In her position as City Attorney, she successfully defended the legality of the voter-initiated City Charter amendment to decriminalize marijuana in the City of Grand Rapids and successfully won a dismissal of a lawsuit brought by an “open carry” advocate who was briefly stopped by Grand Rapids Police Officers. Prior to joining the Grand Rapids City’s Department of Law, Ms. Mish worked in the Michigan appellate court system, serving as a law clerk for a Michigan Supreme Court Justice and a Michigan Court of Appeals Judge.
Ms. Mish currently serves on the boards of the following organizations and professional associations: the Michigan Municipal League/Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys; Michigan Municipal League/Legal Defense Fund; State Bar of Michigan’s Public Corporations Law Section Council (Past President); and Legal Assistance Center. She received her B.A. from Hillsdale College 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 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.