Ten Attorneys Selected as America's Leading Business Lawyers

Ten Attorneys Selected as America's Leading Business Lawyers

6/2/2005
DETROIT, Mich. (June 2, 2005)—Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Michigan's leading law firms in the 2005-2006 Third Annual Chambers USA; A Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Additionally, ten of the Firm's attorneys achieved individual recognition in all five of the featured practice areas; banking and finance, corporate/mergers and acquisitions, employment, litigation and real estate. Practice area honorees: Banking and Finance William P. Shield Jr. is honored for his work on various complex lending structures, including syndicated and leveraged financing. Colleen M. Shevnock is honored for her work in commercial lending, securitization and syndicated financing. She also has experience with foreign currency facilities, working capital financing and letters of credit. Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions Richard M. Bolton, group head for the Firm's corporate, corporate finance and securities practice areas is honored for his skills in the private equity and venture capital arenas. Employment: Defendant Timothy H. Howlett, group head for the Firm's employment practice, is honored for his expert counseling and skill in handling appellate matters. Litigation: General Commercial Lawrence G. Campbell is honored for his prominence in the civil litigation arena and is commended for his effective courtroom presence. Edward H. Pappas is honored for his exceptional talent in corporate partnership and shareholder dispute litigation. John E.S. Scott is honored for handling a variety of disputes, including civil and appellate litigation. Real Estate James N. Candler Jr. is honored for planning a proposed renovation of the Michigan Central Depot into a new headquarters for the Detroit Police Department. He also carried out an extensive acquisition and construction work on behalf of MGM related to its Detroit casino. Stephen E. Dawson is honored for his knowledge of real estate matters. He recently orchestrated the rezoning of an 800-acre acquisition in Livingston County for use in test track research and also established an industrial development district gaining incentives from local government. Laurence E. Winokur is honored for his work in the retail and shopping center sector. About Chambers & Partners USA Chambers & Partners USA prepares several renowned directories worldwide, which rank leading law firms and lawyers based upon their reputation among peers and clients. Detailed research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. legal professionals was done through in-depth interviews with private practice attorneys, key in-house counsel and clients. This detailed research distinguishes it from any other attorney listing in the nation and is based on merit only. About Dickinson Wright Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 200 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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