Dickinson Wright Receives 203 Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Survey

November 1, 2017
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that it received 23 national rankings and 180 state/metropolitan rankings in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” report by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. The firm received 115 first-tier rankings.

Besides the national rankings, the firm was recognized for legal excellence for practice in our Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Troy, Mich.; Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn.; Phoenix, Ariz.; 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. Below are Dickinson Wright’s 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings:

National Rankings

Tier 1
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Tier 2
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Native American Law

Tier 3
Appellate Practice
Employment Law – Management
Franchise Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Securities
Public Finance 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
Construction Law
Copyright Law
Immigration Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Patent
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Trademark Law

Columbus, Ohio
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law
Tax 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
Environmental Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Municipal Law

Grand Rapids, Mich.

Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Municipal
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
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
Utilities Law

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

Lexington, Ky.
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Construction

Nashville, Tenn.
Entertainment Law – Music

Phoenix, Ariz.

Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Family Law
Franchise Law
Gaming Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Municipal
Litigation – Real Estate
Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Native American Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Reno, Nev.
Commercial Litigation

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 – Construction
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Real Estate
Mediation
Municipal Law
Patent Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2
Ann Arbor, Mich.

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

Austin, Texas
Patent Law

Columbus, Ohio
Banking and Finance Law
Litigation – Real Estate
Trusts & Estates Law

Detroit, Mich.
Energy Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Tax
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Lansing, Mich.

Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Real Estate

Las Vegas, Nev.
Commercial Litigation
Gaming Law

Lexington, Ky.
Litigation – Environmental

Nashville, Tenn.
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law

Phoenix, Ariz.
Family Law Mediation
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Municipal Law
Tax Law

Reno, Nev.

Appellate Practice

Troy, Mich.
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Family Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Environmental
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Trademark Law

Washington, D.C.
Gaming Law
Tax Law

Tier 3
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Health Care Law
Tax Law

Austin, Texas
Corporate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Columbus, Ohio
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

El Paso, Texas
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Grand Rapids, Mich.
Health Care Law

Lansing, Mich.
Health Care Law
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Tax Law

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

Lexington, Ky.
Appellate Practice
Environmental Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Nashville, Tenn.
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Phoenix, Ariz.
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Individuals
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Reno, Nev.
Litigation – Bankruptcy

Troy, Mich.
Litigation – Patent

Washington, D.C.
Corporate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law

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