Archer Elected to Covisint Board

Dickinson Wright Chairman Dennis W. Archer Elected to Covisint Board

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - Dickinson Wright PLLC Chairman Dennis W. Archer, 60, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Covisint on January 9, 2002. Covisint, LLC is a global solutions provider partnering with the automotive industry. Kevin W. English, Chairman, President and CEO of Covisint said, "We anticipate Mr. Archer's experience in the political, legal and business worlds will serve to refine Covisint's global vision." Archer, a longtime resident of Detroit, attended Western Michigan University as an undergraduate and received his JD degree from Detroit College of Law. Archer has been named one the 100 Most Influential Black Americans by Ebony magazine and one of the 100 Most Powerful Attorneys in the United States by the National Law Journal. He is currently a member of the governing board of the American Bar Association (ABA) and is unopposed in his bid for the presidency of the ABA. Archer is also immediate past president of the National League of Cities. "I feel privileged to be asked to help fulfill Covisint's potential as the business-to-business hub of the global automotive industry. Being a member of the Board of Directors of Covisint represents an extraordinary opportunity," said Archer. Dickinson Wright PLLC is a full service law firm with five offices in Michigan and one in Washington, D.C., with nearly 200 attorneys practicing in more than 35 specialty areas.
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