Dickinson Wright Attorneys Elected to MDTC Leadership Positions

May 30, 2014
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that during the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel’s Annual Meeting, Attorney D. Lee Khachaturian was elected Vice President and Attorney Richard Paul was elected Secretary of the organization.

Ms. Khachaturian has been involved in the leadership of MDTC for years, most recently serving as its Treasurer and Editor of the Quarterly. She is a Member in the firm’s Detroit office and focuses her practice on commercial & business litigation, environmental litigation, banking litigation, and employment litigation. She has served as Michigan counsel for businesses and individuals in actions involving breach of contract, including non-compete agreements, promissory estoppel, breach of fiduciary duty, and tortious interference. She is an active member of DRI’s Commercial Litigation Committee and sits on its steering committee. She is recognized as a leader in her field by Michigan Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. Ms. Khachaturian received her B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

Mr. Paul has served as Chair of the MDTC Commercial Litigation Section, Chair of the 2013 MDTC Annual Meeting, and was the 2013 recipient of the MDTC President’s Special Recognition Award. He is a Member in the firm’s Troy office where he focuses his practice on ADR, automotive litigation, class actions, commercial & business litigation, and product liability litigation. His representations include serving as trial counsel for various manufacturers and accounting firms and serving as National Discovery Counsel for Ford Motor Company. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association, the Oakland County Bar Association, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute. He is recognized as a leader in his field by Michigan Super Lawyers and DBusiness’ Top Lawyers. Mr. Paul received his A.B. from Dartmouth College and his J.D. from Boston College Law School.

MDTC is an association of the leading lawyers in the State of Michigan dedicated to representing individuals and corporations in civil litigation. As the State's premier organization of civil litigators, the impact of MDTC Members is felt through its Amicus Briefs, often filed by express invitation of the Supreme Court, through its far reaching and well respected Quarterly publication and through its timely and well received seminars. To learn more about MDTC, please click here.
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