Dickinson Wright PLLC Expands its Presence to Columbus, Ohio

June 25, 2012
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce the opening of the firm’s eleventh office in Columbus, Ohio. Joining the office will be Members Harlan W. Robins and Michael D. Bridges. The office opens in downtown Columbus on June 25, 2012.

“We are excited to announce the opening of Dickinson Wright’s Columbus office and the additions of Harlan Robins and Michael Bridges to the Dickinson Wright family,” said Bill Burgess, CEO of Dickinson Wright. “Harlan and Mike bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the real estate and financial practice areas. They are recognized in the legal and business circles in Columbus as talented, dedicated, and driven attorneys. Opening an office in Columbus expands our presence in the Midwest as well as further our nationally-recognized real estate practice. We look forward to joining the Columbus business community and we are excited for the new opportunities that lay ahead.”

“We are honored to be joining the Dickinson Wright family and becoming a part of such dynamic and prominent real estate and finance practices,” said Harlan Robins. “We look forward to continuing our service to the Columbus business community with the goal of expanding Dickinson Wright’s presence in the area. The knowledge, resources and creativity that Dickinson Wright will bring, to not only our clients here but nationwide, will be unmatched.”

Harlan W. Robins comes to Dickinson Wright from Baker Hostetler’s Columbus office where his practice focuses on commercial real estate and general business, with emphasis on real estate and mezzanine lending, real estate development, commercial leasing, land use and general corporate real estate services to local, regional and national clients. Mr. Robins has been named in the 2006 to 2012 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and has been recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” by Chambers & Partners in the 2007 to 2012 editions of the Chambers USA Client’s Guide. He is a member of the American, Georgia, Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations. Mr. Robins received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law.

Michael D. Bridges comes to Dickinson Wright from Baker Hostetler’s Columbus office. His practice is focused in the areas of commercial financing, real estate acquisition and development, commercial leasing and synthetic leasing. He represents a range of clients including lenders and borrowers, commercial and residential developers, financial institutions, and clients with nationwide real estate portfolios. Mr. Bridges is a member of the Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations. He received a B.A. from Miami University and a J.D. from Capital University Law School.
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