Dickinson Wright Attorney Thomas G. McNeill Appointed Trustee of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation

October 2, 2013
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Thomas G. McNeill has been appointed a trustee of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation.

“We’re thrilled to have such highly-qualified candidates join us,” said DMBAF Co-Chair E. Christopher Johnson, Jr. “In addition to being outstanding attorneys, each of our new trustees has proven their dedication to community service. This makes them a perfect fit for our organization, which exists to provide legal and other supports to those in need here in metro Detroit.”

“Our new trustees bring an impressive breadth and depth of professional expertise and personal experiences to the job – they exemplify the high standards that metro Detroit’s legal community tries to set for our leaders,” said DMBA Foundation Executive Director Lorraine Weber. “I look forward to welcoming and working with them on this November’s Archer Award event and beyond.”

Mr. McNeill is a trial lawyer resident in the firm’s Detroit office. In addition to his class action defense work, he focuses his practice on business and financial litigation, including in the areas of securities, mergers & acquisitions, accounting, private equity and financial institutions. He is recognized as a leader in the field by Best Lawyers in America (four litigation disciplines and 2013-14 Lawyer of the Year in mergers & acquisition litigation), Chambers USA, Benchmark: Litigation and Michigan Super Lawyers (Top 100 in the State since 2010) By the appointment of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Mr. McNeill serves on the State Appellate Defender Commission, he serves as President of the DMBA Inn of Court and is the immediate past President of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from the University of Virginia.

The Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation (DMBAF) supports a diverse mix of programming and advocacy including the Detroit Legal Services Clinic, which provides free legal assistance to people in need, the Pro-Bono Mentorship Program, and For the Seventh Generation, which matches donations of services and goods to needy foster children in the metro Detroit area.
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