Aleanna B. Siacon

Associate

An Associate in Dickinson Wright’s Troy office, Aleanna B. Siacon focuses her practice on commercial litigation and works on a variety of complex business disputes. She has a passion for civil litigation and all its intricacies, and has experience defending and counseling companies, municipalities, and school districts in a wide array of legal matters from investigation to matter resolution.

Prior to attending law school, her knack for investigation and storytelling skills led her to pursue a career in journalism. Notably, her work has been published in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, the Associated Press, the Detroit Free Press, Hour Detroit magazine, Inc. magazine, and more.

Education & Credentials

Education

Wayne State University Law School

J.D., 2022
  • Wayne Law Review, Assistant Editor (2020-2021) & Diversity Editor (2021-2022)
  • American Bar Association First Amendment & Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition, Quarterfinalist (2021)
  • Winter In-House Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist/Top 3 Oralist (2021)
  • WLAM Dawn Van Hoek Outstanding Woman Law Student Award (2021)
  • John W. Reed Endowed Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Wayne State University

B.A., Journalism, Political Science, & History, 2019
  • Irvin D. Reid Honors College
  • Journalism Graduate of the Year (2019)
  • Michigan Press Association Scholar (2018)
  • American Society of Magazine Editors Summer Intern (2018)
  • Chips Quinn Scholar (2017)

summa cum laude (University & Departmental Honors)

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Professional Involvement

  • Michigan Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2024 Treasurer
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Fellow & 2024 Inns of Court Participant
  • Federal Bar Association – Eastern District of Michigan Chapter

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2022
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2023

Publications/Presentations

  • How ‘Worthy’ Is Newsworthy? Re-evaluating Fair Use in the Social Media Age, Wayne L. R. (2022).
  • To Represent While Representing, Hour Detroit Magazine (April 2022).
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