Attorney Monica Labe Named a "2017 Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

February 6, 2017
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Monica J. Labe has been named a “2017 Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Ms. Labe is a senior Member in the firm’s Troy office and a member of the firm’s Management Group, with oversight responsibility for its 10 practice departments and for the firm’s business development and marketing initiatives. Prior to holding this position, she was the Practice Department Manager for the Real Estate and Environmental practice groups for several years. She has extensive experience representing multi-national corporations, developers, real estate private equity firms, lenders and real estate investment companies in the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, construction and disposition of industrial, office, retail, mixed-use and entertainment projects throughout Michigan and the U.S.

In 2016, Ms. Labe was named to Crain’s Detroit Business’ “50 Names to Know – Real Estate,” a special report that identified and recognized the dealmakers, attorneys, landlords, developers, and financiers who make things happen in metro Detroit’s commercial real estate scene. Ms. Labe is also recognized as a leader in her field by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and Michigan Super Lawyers. She was also named a 2012 “Women in the Law” honoree by Michigan Lawyers Weekly and has been listed on several top Super Lawyers lists over the years, including Top 100 Lawyers and Top 25 Women Business Lawyers in Michigan.

Ms. Labe is active in her community, serving on various boards and committees for both professional and community organizations. She is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Attorneys and is a member of the Real Property Council of the State Bar of Michigan. In addition to being a member of the Michigan Bar, she is also a member of the California Bar. Her other community involvement includes serving as Board Member and mentor to high school students for Winning Futures.

Ms. Labe is an avid speaker and writer, having spoken in front of participants of the State Bar of Michigan, ICLE, ALI-ABA (national video and webinar broadcasts) and ISCS Continuing Education programs and seminars. She has also been published in national publications, including The Practical Real Estate Lawyer. Ms. Labe received her B.A. with distinction from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Each year, Michigan Lawyers Weekly selects 30 lawyers to honor as “Leaders in the Law”. “Leaders in the Law” are lawyers who exemplify the noble tradition of the legal profession, are passionate and active on behalf of clients and the community, have a record of success in the legal profession, and have a record of achievements that display a strength of character and ability to be a leader in the Michigan legal community. The “2017 Leaders in the Law” will be honored at an annual luncheon and awards ceremony on March 23, 2017 at the Troy Marriott.
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