Attorneys Scot Crow and Philip Rettig Named Practice Department Managers

March 1, 2016
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorneys Scot Crow and Philip Rettig have been appointed Practice Department Managers, effective March 1, 2016.

Scot Crow, a Member in the firm’s Columbus office, has been appointed Practice Department Manager for the firm’s Corporate, M&A, Private Equity, Securities and Tax practices. He has extensive experience in multiple facets of the law (corporate, tax and securities) and businesses, their boards, and executives rely on Mr. Crow to advise on complex financial transactions as well as serving as their outside general counsel. Clients rely on Mr. Crow to provide objective assessment for difficult issues and to work with them to develop successful business outcomes. He has served as lead counsel in numerous mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, private offerings, venture capital financings, mezzanine debt offerings, divestitures, municipal bond offerings (as underwriter’s and borrower’s counsel) and other related financial transactions, with an emphasis in a number of business sectors, including but not limited to, Dental Services, Assisted Living, Legalized Marijuana (Growth, Production and Sales), Commercial Transportation, Healthcare Consulting, Precious Metal Refinement, Charter School, Legal, Industrial Manufacturing and Restaurant/Entertainment. His practice also focuses on private wealth management, succession planning and estate planning for a limited number of high wealth families.

Philip Rettig, a Member in the firm’s Troy office, has been appointed Practice Department Manager for the firm’s Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation practices. He focuses his practice on all aspects of patent, trademark, trade secret and licensing matters as well as counseling clients in strategic portfolio management. Prior to beginning his legal career, he worked in the automotive industry and held various product engineering and sales positions. He began his legal career in 1988 and concentrated his practice on obtaining and enforcing patents, trademarks and copyrights for clients in various fields, with a particular emphasis in the automotive industry. In addition to over 20 years as a Partner at another IP law firm, he served as Vice President, General Counsel for a Tier I automotive supplier. Mr. Rettig is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association. He received his B.S.M.E. from Kettering University and his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law.