Chambers USA Ranks Dickinson Wright PLLC and Eleven DW Attorneys Among Michigan's Best

Chambers USA Ranks Dickinson Wright PLLC and Eleven DW Attorneys Among Michigan's Best

June 2006
Detroit, Mich. (June 28, 2006) Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Michigan's leading law firms in the 2006-2007 Fourth Annual Chambers USA; A Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The Firm’s Finance and Litigation practice areas received the highest possible rankings, and the Corporate, Employment, and Real Estate practices were also honored. Additionally, eleven of the Firm's attorneys achieved individual recognition in all five of the featured practice areas. Practice area honorees: Banking and Finance William P. Shield Jr. is honored for his work on various complex lending structures, including syndicated and leveraged financing. Colleen M. Shevnock is honored for her work in commercial lending, securitization and syndicated financing. She also has experience with foreign currency facilities, working capital financing and letters of credit. Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions Richard M. Bolton, group head for the Firm's corporate, corporate finance and securities practice areas, is honored for his skills in the private equity and venture capital arenas. Mark R. High is honored for providing expert counsel to buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions. Employment: Defendant Timothy H. Howlett, group head for the Firm's labor and employment practice, is honored for his expert counseling and skill as an employment ligitator. Litigation: General Commercial Lawrence G. Campbell is honored for his prominence in the civil litigation arena and is commended for his effective courtroom presence. Edward H. Pappas is honored for his exceptional talent in corporate partnership and shareholder dispute litigation. John E.S. Scott is honored for handling a variety of disputes, including civil and appellate litigation. Real Estate James N. Candler Jr. is honored for his extensive real estate experience including acquisition and construction work on behalf of MGM related to its Detroit casino. Stephen E. Dawson is honored for his knowledge of real estate matters including development, financing, commercial mortgage lending, and leasing. Laurence E. Winokur is honored for his work in the retail and shopping center sector. About Chambers & Partners USA Chambers & Partners USA prepares several renowned directories worldwide, which rank leading law firms and lawyers based upon their reputation among peers and clients. Detailed research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. legal professionals was done through in-depth interviews with private practice attorneys, key in-house counsel and clients. This detailed research distinguishes it from any other attorney listing in the nation and is based on merit only. About Dickinson Wright Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 220 attorneys in offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. For more information, visit www.dickinsonwright.com.