Dennis J. Whittlesey Joins Dickinson Wright in Washington, D.C.

Dennis J. Whittlesey Joins Dickinson Wright in Washington, D.C.

1/18/2007
Washington, D.C. – (January 18, 2007) – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Dennis J. Whittlesey as a new Member in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Whittlesey joins Dickinson Wright from the Washington, D.C. office Jackson Kelly PLLC. His areas of practice emphasis are Indian law, Indian gaming law, civil litigation and environmental law. Mr. Whittlesey has more than 25 year of experience in developing economic projects, including casinos, for Indian tribes in the United States and Canada. He has provided legal counsel to a wide variety of clients on Indian gaming law and federal land law as well as a range of state and federal taxation issues unique to Indian tribes, individuals and lands. He has served as Special Counsel for Gaming to the cities of Detroit; Buffalo; Battle Creek, Michigan; Lima, Ohio and Barstow, California. Mr. Whittlesey received J.D. and LL.M. degrees from Georgetown University Law Center, and a B.A. degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Oklahoma, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Claims Court. He is a member of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys and a past Chairman of the Young Lawyers Association of Federal Bar Association. He has been named one of the "Best Lawyers in America" from 2005 to the present for his work in Indian law and Indian gaming law. About Dickinson Wright PLLC Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 230 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.
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