22 Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named "Lawyers of the Year" for 2017

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Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 22 of the firm's lawyers have been identified as the leading practitioner in their practice area by Best Lawyers in America 2017.

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 22 of the firm’s lawyers have been identified as the leading practitioner in their practice area by Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.

The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 compile its list of outstanding lawyers by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honored as Best Lawyers in America® 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The following Dickinson Wright lawyers were selected as Best Lawyers in America® 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Ann Arbor, MI
James A. Samborn, Litigation – Construction
Jordan Schreier, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Columbus, OH
William J. Kelly, Jr., Corporate Governance Law
J. Troy Terakedis, Tax Law

Detroit, MI
Thomas G. McNeill, Litigation – Banking and Finance
William P. Shield, Jr., Banking and Finance Law
Bruce C. Thelen, International Trade and Finance Law

Grand Rapids, MI
Scott G. Smith, Litigation – Municipal

Lansing, MI
Peter H. Ellsworth, Government Relations Practice
Kester K. So, Municipal Law, Public Finance Law

Phoenix, AZ
Glenn M. Feldman, Gaming Law
Richard A. Friedlander, Litigation – Construction
William L. Novotny, Litigation – Bankruptcy
David J. Ouimette, Litigation – Real Estate
Robert L. Schwartz, Family Law Mediation

Troy, MI
Terence M. Donnelly, Municipal Law
Henry M. Grix, Trusts and Estates
Craig W. Hammond, Banking and Finance Law
Daniel D. Quick, Litigation – Banking and Finance
Edward H. Pappas, Arbitration
Laurence E. Winokur, Real Estate Law
Paul M. Wyzgoski, Public Finance 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 seventeen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and ten other domestic offices in Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; 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.

As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, 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.

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