Dickinson Wright Attorney Sherry D. O'Neal Named Up and Coming Lawyer

Dickinson Wright Attorney Sherry D. O'Neal Named Up and Coming Lawyer

11/3/2009
Dickinson Wright attorney Sherry D. O'Neal recently was named one of 20 Up and Coming Lawyers by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Ms. O'Neal and the 19 other Up and Coming lawyers will be honored on November 10, 2009 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy, Michigan. At this annual award presentation and luncheon, Michigan Lawyers Weekly will celebrate the "next generation of legal minds in the great state of Michigan," recognizing those lawyers who have made a substantial impact during their first 10 years of practice. Ms. O'Neal is a member of Dickinson Wright's Employment Relations group and practices in the firm's Detroit office. Her nomination was based on the eight years she has spent "significantly contributing to professionalism in the law, charitable endeavors, her community, pro bono representation, and the advancement of the image of lawyers through her practice of law, mentoring, and civic leadership." In addition to her practice, Ms. O'Neal has been an integral part of the Wolverine Bar Association (WBA). She was elected to the WBA's Board of Directors from 2004-2008. She has sat on the WBA's Summer Clerkship Committee since 2003, and in that role, has interviewed hundreds of law students for positions at Michigan's top law firms. As a member of the WBA's Scholarship Committee since 2005, Ms. O'Neal interviews candidates for scholarships offered by several prominent companies. She also has been responsible for planning the WBA's Barrister's Ball and its Law Student Reception. Additionally, Ms. O'Neal was appointed to and sat on Dickinson Wright's Recruitment Committee from 2001-2003, and was appointed to and has sat on Dickinson Wright's Diversity Committee since 2006. About Dickinson Wright PLLC Dickinson Wright PLLC is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. Founded in 1878, Dickinson Wright has approximately 260 attorneys in offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Lansing, Michigan; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix, Arizona; Washington, D.C.; and Toronto.
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