Minority & Women's Business Enterprises

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Certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) can benefit from government programs that enable them to access market opportunities and implement effective growth strategies. Dickinson Wright’s corporate attorneys recognize the importance of helping MBEs and WBEs achieve certification and form relationships with the business community.


 Our firm is long-standing leader in representing MBEs and WBEs and helping them form, finance, and operate successful business ventures. We define success by our clients’ metrics, delivering personalized legal solutions for each of our clients, wherever their businesses take them. 


Our Services


At Dickinson Wright, we assemble the best teams across multiple markets within the firm to help address and mitigate potential points of concern that may emerge when establishing and certifying an MBE or WBE, including:


Banking & Finance  Environmental 
Construction Immigration
Corporate Intellectual Property
Corporate Finance Labor & Employment
Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Mergers & Acquisitions
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Nonprofit Organizations
Emerging Businesses Real Estate
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation              Taxation


 MBE and WBE Certification


We focus the majority of our Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise practice on assisting clients throughout the process of MBE and WBE certification. Based on our extensive experience helping organizations attain certification, Dickinson Wright understands the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) requirements and other organizations involved in the certification process. Our work includes:

  • Counseling on certification requirements and pitfalls
  • Structuring deals
  • Preparing and reviewing applications and supporting materials

Additionally, our team also works with organizations seeking minority and women business partners for private and public sector business opportunities, helping explore relationships for specific business opportunities.

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