Attorney Mark R. High Recognized by the International Law Office with 2010 Client Choice Award

April 22, 2010

Dickinson Wright PLLC is proud to announce that attorney Mark R. High , recently was awarded a 2010 Client Choice Award by the International Law Office (ILO), based in London, England. His award is for the Mergers and Acquisitions category in the United States. Mr. High, a member in the firm's Detroit, Michigan office, was one of only 22 individual winners in the United States, and one of 201 winners from 48 jurisdictions around the world.

The Client Choice Awards survey only senior corporate counsel and recognize law firms and individual attorneys that stand apart for "the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service." Attorneys are assessed on quality of legal advice, value for money, commercial awareness, effective communication, billing transparency, tailored fee structures, response time, sharing of expertise and use of technology.

"Mergers and acquisitions are a team effort, requiring contributions from and cooperation across a number of specialties," Mr. High said. "Tax, labor, environmental, intellectual property, immigration, even insolvency and litigation are all areas that can be needed in any given transaction. I am impressed with the depth and breadth of resources we have at Dickinson Wright. This award recognizes that the firm is well-placed to provide efficient and responsive service to our clients."

In his practice, Mr. High counsels buyers and sellers in mergers or acquisitions in a number of industries. He also serves as counsel to closely-held corporations, private equity firms and domestic offices of Canadian and other foreign businesses.

Mr. High has a B.A. (with honors) from The College of Wooster, Ohio, and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law. He has served as a Council Member and is a past Chair of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He serves on the Business Law Advisory Board of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and is Co-Chair of the Corporate and Securities Committee of the U.S. Law Firm Group.

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 Grand Rapids, Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Ann Arbor, and Lansing, Michigan; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix, Arizona; Washington, D.C.; and Toronto.

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