Norman D. Hawkins Joins Dickinson Wright in Grand Rapids

Norman D. Hawkins Joins Dickinson Wright in Grand Rapids

1/2/2007
Grand Rapids, Mich. (January 2, 2007) – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Norman D. Hawkins as a new labor and employment attorney in the firm's Grand Rapids office. Mr. Hawkins joins Dickinson Wright as a Member coming from his own office, Hawkins Law Firm. Mr. Hawkins has 22 years of experience in representing employers in labor and employment matters. He has tried cases before juries defending wrongful discharge, race discrimination, sex discrimination and breach of contract claims. He has defended companies in courts in Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. Mr. Hawkins has represented employers in union avoidance, collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations and unfair labor practice charges, and has counseled employers on all aspects of labor and employment law. Mr. Hawkins has represented employers ranging in size from start-up ventures to public, multi-national corporations. He has represented automobile manufacturers, automotive suppliers, other manufacturing companies, hospitals, financial entities, and educational institutions. Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Hawkins spent five years at the law firm of Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith and ten years at the Honigman law firm. Mr. Hawkins received a J.D., cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Wayne State University Law School, and a B.A., cum laude, from Spring Arbor College. He served as a part-time adjunct professor at Spring Arbor University in Spring 2006. About Dickinson Wright PLLC Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 230 attorneys in offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. For more information, visit www.dickinsonwright.com.
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