Dickinson Wright Receives 198 Rankings in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Survey

November 2, 2015
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that it received 24 national rankings and 174 state/metropolitan rankings in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” report by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. The firm received 102 first-tier rankings.

Besides the national rankings, the firm was recognized for legal excellence for practices in our Ann Arbor, Columbus, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Las Vegas, Lexington, Nashville, Phoenix, Reno, Troy, 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.

National Rankings

Tier 1
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Tier 2
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Public Finance Law

Tier 3
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Construction Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Immigration Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Native American Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law

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
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Municipal Law

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

Lansing, Mich.
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Energy Law
Gaming Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Municipal Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Public Finance Law

Las Vegas, Nev.
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Trademark Law

Lexington, Ky.
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Construction

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 – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Municipal
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Native American Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Troy, Mich.
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Real Estate
Mediation
Municipal Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Columbus, Ohio
Banking and Finance Law
Litigation – Real Estate

Detroit, Mich.
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Grand Rapids, Mich.
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Lansing, Mich.
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Health Care Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Real Estate
Tax Law
Utilities Law

Las Vegas, Nev.
Commercial Litigation
Gaming Law

Lexington, Ky.
Litigation – Environmental
Trusts & Estates Law

Nashville, Tenn.
Real Estate Law

Phoenix, Ariz.
Litigation – Antitrust
Municipal Law
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Tax Law

Reno, Nev.
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation

Troy, Mich.
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Family Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Patent
Trademark Law

Washington, DC
Gaming Law
Tax Law

Tier 3
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Tax Law

Columbus, Ohio
Tax Law

Grand Rapids, Mich.
Health Care Law

Lansing, Mich.
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Las Vegas, Nev.
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Lexington, Ky.
Appellate Practice
Environmental Law

Nashville, Tenn.
Entertainment Law – Music
Environmental Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Phoenix, Ariz.
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Individuals
Environmental Law
Family Law Mediation
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Troy, Mich.
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Patent Law
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