LAS VEGAS, Nev. (PRWEB) May 24, 2016
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Cynthia L. Alexander has been named a recipient of the Peter Perlman Service Award. The award recognizes Litigation Counsel of America Fellows who contribute in meaningful ways to society by giving back their time and resources in an effort to improve the lives of others. The award is supported and sponsored by Peter Perlman, the 2013 President of the LCA. The award was presented to Ms. Alexander by LCA Executive Director and General Counsel G. Steven Henry at the 2016 Spring Conference & Celebration of Fellows in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Ms. Alexander is a trial attorney who resolves business, real estate, and construction disputes, and has vast experience handling lawsuits in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration. She represents public and private owners, developers, general contractors, and suppliers on a variety of needs, including contract negotiation, risk avoidance and allocation, analysis and preparation of construction claims. In addition, she represents clients in the arbitration, mediation, and litigation of construction disputes. For financial institutions, mortgage lenders, and servicers, Ms. Alexander represents clients in disputes involving federal and state consumer protection statutes, various statutory and common law tort claims, lender liability, and dissenters’ rights actions. She also handles real estate matters, such as title and escrow disputes, real estate contract and easement disputes, and wrongful liens.
Ms. Alexander is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Nevada Bar Foundation as well as a member of the UNLV Boyd School of Law Public Interest Law Advisory Board, Clark County Bar Association, and the Nevada Bankers Association. She is Chair of the Board of Directors for Nevada Public Radio and sits on the boards of the Las Vegas Rescue Mission and Rocky Mountain Innocence Center. She recently received the Medal of Justice Award from the State Bar of Nevada. Ms. Alexander received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law.
The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively. To learn more about the Litigation Counsel of America, please visit http://www.litcounsel.org.
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.