PHOENIX (PRWEB) August 16, 2019
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Timothy Overton has been appointed to the Arizona Commission of African American Affairs by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.
An Arizona State Statute established the Arizona Commission of African American Affairs in 2010 and its purpose is to bring together African American leaders and communities throughout the state of Arizona to voice the physical, emotional and spiritual realities facing Arizonans of African American descent. Nine Commissioners serve on the commission to listen to constituents’ opinions and recommendations during Town Halls and other activities held throughout the year. To learn more about the Arizona Commission of African American Affairs, please click here.
Mr. Overton is a Member in the firm’s Phoenix office where he litigates commercial claims of all types, including complex insurance coverage and bad faith actions, construction, product liability, and American Indian affairs. He also trains and advises companies on issues surrounding diversity, inclusion and belonging. He is a member of the National Bar Association, the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, the BYU Management Society, the Arizona Black Bar, and the Utah Minority Bar. He is recognized as a leader in his field by Southwest Super Lawyers. Mr. Overton received his B.S. from Humboldt State University and his J.D. from Brigham Young University.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 475 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 19 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 12 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Silicon Valley, Calif.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.
Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. 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 for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.