Amy Kwiatkowski

Member and Deputy Practice Group Chair – Corporate/M&A

Amy’s practice focuses on corporate law with a special emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. She has extensive experience successfully advising clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries as well as corporate governance, corporate finance, and general corporate matters.

Education & Credentials


Michigan State University

B.A., 2006
  • High Honors

Wayne State University

J.D., 2009
  • cum laude
  • Order of the Coif
  • The Wayne State Law Review 2007-2009

Bar Admission

  • Michigan


  • The Legal 500 United States
    • Mergers & Acquisitions - Corporate and Commercial, 2022-2023

Prominent Assignments

  • Counsel to buyers and sellers with respect to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and related transactions of all sizes and complexity.
  • Counsel to companies in connection with corporate structuring and reorganizations.
  • Counsel to clients regarding general business and corporate planning issues, including entity choice, business formation, corporate governance, entity conversion, and dissolution.
  • Counsel to clients engaged in legalized marijuana businesses in connection with corporate structuring, financing, and M&A transactions.
  • Counsel to clients engaged in the healthcare and dental industries in connection with DSO/MSO formations, structuring, and M&A transactions.


Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member Business Law Section 
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Michigan
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Detroit
  • ICLE Business Law Advisory Board


  •  Co-author, “SBA Guidance on PPP Borrowers: Transfers of Equity and Assets,” Dickinson Wright Client Alert, October 2020.
  • "SBA's New PPP Loan Guidelines for M&A Transactions," The Institution of Continuing Legal Education, October 2020.
  • FTC Announces New, Elevated Hart-Scott-Rodino PreMerger Notification Reporting Thresholds,” Dickinson Wright Client Alert January 2015.
  • "Section 488 Revisited: Opportunities for Flexible Governance for Michigan Corporations," Michigan Business Law Journal, Vol. 31, Issue 3 Fall 2011.
  • Ledbetter v. Goodyear: The Ball is in Congress' Court, 54 WAYNE LAW REV. 2 2008.
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