Attorney W. Anthony Jenkins Named a "2016 Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

February 9, 2016
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney W. Anthony Jenkins has been named a “2016 Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Mr. Jenkins is a Member and Chief Diversity Officer in the firm’s Detroit office. He has a sophisticated and diverse corporate/transactional practice, which includes representing a wide variety of entrepreneurs and governmental entities in the structure and financing of some of Detroit’s most high profile developments, including Comerica Park and Ford Field. He is a nationally recognized expert in the certification of minority-owned business enterprises, and has served on the Executive/Finance Committee of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council. Mr. Jenkins also represents the boards of charter schools in school-law and other-related matters.

Mr. Jenkins is a past president of the State Bar of Michigan and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association as well as a past member of both the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors and a past member of its Federal Judiciary Committee. He is currently a member of the Real Property Law Section of both the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan. Mr. Jenkins also is a past member of the Board of Directors of Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Outside of the legal profession, Mr. Jenkins is a committee member of the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee.

Mr. Jenkins is recognized as a leader in his field by Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyers, Crain’s Detroit Business “Best Lawyers”, and is rated as an AV Peer Review Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. Mr. Jenkins received his B.A. from Harvard College, his M.P.A. from Princeton University, and his J.D. from New York University Law School.

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 displays a strength of character and ability to be a leader in the Michigan legal community. The “2016 Leaders in the Law” will be honored at an annual luncheon and awards celebration on March 17, 2016 at the Troy Marriott.
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