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Sharaé L. Williams


Sharaé L. Williams is an Associate in the firm’s Litigation Division. She practices in the areas of complex business litigation and intellectual property. Sharaé received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and her law degree from Wayne State University Law School. Sharaé began her career with Dickinson Wright PLLC by joining the firm as a Summer Associate in back-to-back years during 2016 and 2017. Sharaé's ultimate goal is to utilize her wide range of skills and knowledge to provide effective legal counsel and achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.

Education & Credentials


Michigan State University

B.A., Criminal Justice, 2014
  • Minor in Philosophy and Law
  • Michigan Competitive Scholarship
  • Dean’s List
  • MSUFCU Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship

Wayne State University Law School

J.D., 2017
  • Silver Key and Bronze Key Awards (for recognition of high academic achievement)
  • Wayne Budd Endowed Scholarship
  • Damon J. Keith Legacy Scholarship and Wolverine Bar Foundation Damon J. Keith Scholarship
  • Wade H. McCree Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Thomas H. Oehmke Endowed Scholarship
  • Alan R. Waterstone Endowed Scholarship
  • John E.S. Scott Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Trial Advocacy
  • Moot Court Law Day Competition Semi-Finalist
  • Mock Trial – American Association for Justice (AAJ) National Team Competitor
  • Black Law Students Association (BLSA) – Community Service Committee Chair
  • Student Board of Governors

Bar Admission

  • Michigan


  • Lawyers of Color Hot List, 2022
  • The National Black Lawyers
    • Top 40 Under 40, 2022

Prominent Assignments

  • Secured a transfer of venue from C.D. Cal to D.N.J. in patent infringement action
  • Helped secure dismissal of two utility patents related to a heated hairbrush in parallel patent infringement actions pending in C.D. Cal and D.N.J
  • Helped secure full dismissal of patent infringement claims filed in Western District of Texas against parent and subsidiary entities regarding patents relating to gaming software
  • Drafted appellate brief in proceedings before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Participated in trademark federal registration prosecution, including drafting U.S. trademark applications, responding to trademark office actions from the United States Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO), and renewing federal trademark applications
  • Obtained partial summary disposition in employment discrimination action pending in Michigan state court

Professional Involvement

  • Professional Service Network, TechTown Detroit
  • Wolverine Bar Association
  • Detroit Bar Association
  • Straker Bar Association


  • Wayne County Prosecutors Office, Intern, 2016
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC, Summer Associate, 2016, 2017
  • The Honorable U.S. Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Stafford, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judicial Intern, 2015
  • The Honorable Judge Mathew Leitman, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judicial Intern, 2017
  • Criminal Appellate Practice Clinic, Student Attorney, 2017

Court Admissions:

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit



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