Dickinson Wright Receives 167 Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Survey

November 3, 2014
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that it received 95 first-tier rankings in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” report by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. The survey ranked Dickinson Wright in 65 different areas overall. The firm received first-tier recognition in 68 practice areas in Michigan.

The firm was also recognized for legal excellence for practices in our Columbus, Nashville, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. offices.

The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally and/or by metropolitan region. Firms were ranked nationally in one or more of the 80 legal practice areas and by metro or state in 118 practice areas.

State/Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Patent
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Trademark Law

Columbus, Ohio
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Detroit, Mich.
Appellate Practice
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Family Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Securities
Mediation
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Municipal Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Grand Rapids, Mich.
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Municipal Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Lansing, Mich.
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law – Management
Gaming Law
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Municipal Law
Public Finance Law

Nashville, Tenn.
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Phoenix, Ariz.
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Family Law
Gaming Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Municipal
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
Mediation
Native American Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Washington, D.C.
Gaming Law

Tier 2
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Tax Law

Columbus, Ohio
Banking and Finance Law
Litigation – Real Estate

Detroit, Mich.
Corporate Governance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Patent Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Trademark Law

Grand Rapids, Mich.
Corporate Law
Health Care Law
Litigation – Municipal

Lansing, Mich.
Corporate Law
Energy Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Utilities Law

Nashville, Tenn.
Land Use & Zoning Law
Real Estate Law

Phoenix, Ariz.
Employment Law – Individuals
Environmental Law
Family Law Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Tax Law

Washington, D.C.
Tax Law

Tier 3
Detroit, Mich.

Criminal Defense: White Collar
Litigation – Patent

Nashville, Tenn.
Environmental Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Tax Law

Phoenix, Ariz.
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Municipal Law

National Rankings

Tier 1
Public Finance Law

Tier 2
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation – Real Estate
Tax Law
Trademark Law

Tier 3
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Immigration Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law
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