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Dykema’s Lansing Office Adds Government Policy Advisor Tracy D. Winston
Dykema, March 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Tracy D. Winston to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a government policy advisor in the firm’s Lansing office. Prior to joining Dykema, Winston served as Democratic Caucus Policy Advisor for the Michigan House of Representatives. In her previous advisory role, Winston focused her work on health and insurance policy...

Dykema’s Chicago Office Adds Three Attorneys
Dykema, March 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Michael A. Dorfman, Robert “Dean” Hagan, and Heidi J. Herman to its Chicago office. Dorfman joins Dykema as Member in its Intellectual Property and IP Litigation Department, while Hagan and Herman each join as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group...

Dykema’s Experienced Team Well-Positioned to Handle BIPA-Related Counseling and Litigation
Dykema, February 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce the formation of its dedicated Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) team...

Trial Attorney Michael R. Carey Joins Dykema’s Minneapolis Office
Dykema, February 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Michael R. Carey to its Products, Class Actions & Professional Liability Practice Group as a Member in the firm’s Minneapolis office. He joins Dykema from Bowman and Brooke LLP, where he practiced for more than a decade...

Jason Hanselman Named A “Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Dykema, February 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Jason Hanselman, Lansing-based member in Dykema’s Government Policy and Practice group, was named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2019 “Leaders in the Law.” A luncheon celebrating the honorees will be held on April 18, 2019, at the Detroit Marriott in Troy, where the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” will be announced...

Dykema’s Dallas Office Grows with the Addition of Four Trial Attorneys
Dykema, February 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of four attorneys to its growing Dallas office. Jeffrey J. Cox, Deron L. Wade, Prescott W. Smith and Clay A. Cossé each join the firm’s Products, Class Actions & Professional Liability Practice group from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP...

Honorable William B. Murphy, Former Chief Judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals, Joins Dykema in Grand Rapids
Dykema, February 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of The Honorable William B. Murphy to its Business Litigation Practice Group as a senior counsel in the firm’s Grand Rapids office. Judge Murphy joins Dykema after serving on Michigan’s Court of Appeals for the past 30 years, including five years as Chief Judge of the Court, and three terms as the Court’s Chief Judge Pro Tem...

Brian Colao Named to Group Dentistry Now’s “2019 DSO Influencer’s List”
Dykema, February 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Brian A. Colao, Director of Dykema’s Dental Service Organizations Industry Group, was selected for inclusion in Group Dentistry Now’s “2019 DSO Influencer’s List.” Colao is just one of seven individuals chosen for the publication’s inaugural list and is the only attorney to receive this recognition...

Eric Fingerhut and Jennifer Fraser Ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 for Eighth Consecutive Year
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Eric T. Fingerhut and Jennifer Fraser, Washington, D.C.-based members in Dykema’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, were each ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000 2019). Both Fingerhut and Fraser, as well as Dykema, received recognition in the United States: DC Metro Area category...

Huron and Whitefield Listed as 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Jeff Huron and Derek Whitefield, each from the firm’s Los Angeles office, were named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list by Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine. The Super Lawyers designation, conferred upon the most respected legal practitioners in the state, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement...

Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation Selects Three Dykema Attorneys for Leadership Positions: Two Dykema Attorneys Also Chosen for the Foundation’s LEAD Academy in 2019
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that three of its San Antonio-based attorneys were chosen to hold leadership positions with the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation for 2019. Lindsay Riley was named president-elect, Danielle Rushing will serve as secretary, and Melanie Fry will remain in her position as a director with the Foundation...

Tom Alleman Elected as Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel
Dykema, January 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Tom Alleman, Dallas-based Co-Director of the firm’s Insurance Industry Group, was elected as a Fellow to the American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC). Alleman joins Dykema colleague Sean Hanifin, who was elected in 2014, as Fellows of the ACCC. Established in 2012, the ACCC is the preeminent association of U.S...

Shelly Edgerton, Former Director of Michigan Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs (LARA), Joins Dykema’s Lansing Office
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Shelly J. Edgerton, who will join the firm’s Government Policy and Practice group as a senior counsel in the firm’s Lansing office on January 24, 2019. Edgerton joins Dykema after serving as Director and Chief Data Systems Officer of the State of Michigan’s Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs (LARA)...

Dykema's M&A Deal Momentum Accelerates in Fourth Quarter
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

The fourth quarter was a busy one for Dykema’s M&A practice. In total, we closed 14 transactions, representing the buyers in eight deals and the sellers in six. The industries covered included liquor distribution, healthcare, automotive, technology, transportation logistics, dental service organizations and death care, and the average deal size was $21M...

Alison Ashmore Listed as a “Best Lawyer Under 40” by D Magazine
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Alison Ashmore, Dallas-based member in Dykema's Litigation Department, was named among D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” for 2019. This marks the second consecutive year Ashmore made this list. D Magazine is a monthly publication that covers a range of topics local to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including politics, business, food, fashion, and lifestyle...

19 Dykema Attorneys Listed as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Dykema, January 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that a total of 16 attorneys from the firm’s Chicago office, and from multiple practice areas, were named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Additionally, four of the firm’s Illinois-based attorneys were named to the 2019 Illinois Rising Stars list as well...

Dykema Elects Nine New Members
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that its Executive Board elected nine new members to the firm effective January 1, 2019. John C...

Dykema and Loss, Judge & Ward Combine
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, and Loss, Judge & Ward, LLP, a Chambers-ranked Washington, D.C., law firm have combined. The combination doubles each firm’s Washington, D.C., presence. The depth and experience of Loss, Judge & Ward’s nationally-recognized complex commercial insurance practice complements and strengthens Dykema’s Insurance Industry Group...

Dykema Assists on The Bond Buyer Midwest Deal of the Year
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that the firm’s Public Finance Practice Group served as counsel for the underwriters on the Michigan Finance Authority $288.6 million bond sale that was named The Bond Buyer’s Midwest Deal of the Year for 2018. The transaction was recognized at The Bond Buyer’s 17th Annual Deal of the Year Awards gala in New York...

Corporate Counsel Rank Dykema Among the Top Firms for Client Service Performance
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a national law firm, announced today that it has been listed as one of the best law firms in the United States for client service performance. As part of its “2019 Client Service A-Team: The Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance” report, BTI Consulting Group has listed Dykema among the best 80 law firms for client service excellence...

Dykema’s Detroit Office Adds Litigator James R. Case
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of James R. Case to its Commercial Litigation Practice Group as a member in the firm’s Detroit office. Case joins Dykema after practicing with Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC’s Detroit office for more than 38 years. Case’s practice focuses on commercial, contract, construction, and surety law...

Dykema and Loss, Judge & Ward Announce Combination
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, and Loss, Judge & Ward, LLP, a Chambers-ranked Washington, D.C., firm, today announced their strategic combination. The combination takes effect on January 1, 2019, and will double each firm’s Washington, D.C., presence...

Heidi Naasko Named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by United Community Housing Coalition
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that its National Pro Bono and Diversity Counsel, Heidi A. Naasko, was selected to receive the 2018 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award by the United Community Housing Coalition (UCHC). She was recognized at the UCHC annual meeting in November...

Richard Y. Cheng Selected to Edit and Co-Author Chapter on Billing Practices for Nursing Homes for Bloomberg BNA Health Care Program Compliance Guide
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Richard Y. Cheng, Dallas-based member of Dykema’s Health Care Practice Group, was selected to serve as an editor and co-author for a chapter of the Bloomberg BNA Health Care Program Compliance Guide...

Lance Boldrey Earns Pioneer Award From State Bar of Michigan Marijuana Law Section
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that Lance Boldrey, Lansing-based leader of Dykema’s Cannabis Law practice and member of the firm’s Government Policy practice, was presented with the Pioneer Award by the Marijuana Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan...

Richard Cheng Named a Cannabis Law Leader
Dykema, November 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that Richard Y. Cheng, Dallas-based member of Dykema's Cannabis Law Practice Group and the firm’s Health Care Practice Group, was included in DataBird Research Journal’s list of 250 Cannabis Law Leaders. For more information about the publication, please click here...

Cinthia Motley and Rosa Tumialán Honored in Crain’s 2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers List
Dykema, November 2018
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that Chicago-based Members Cinthia Granados Motley and Rosa M. Tumialán were recognized on the Crain’s Chicago Business special report, “2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers.” According to Crain’s, the list celebrates “58 men and women who are leading the legal profession, in Illinois and beyond...

Dykema's M&A Deal Momentum Continues in the Third Quarter
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

In the third quarter, Dykema closed eight transactions, totaling $145 million in deal volume. Year-to-date, that puts us at 31 closed deals for more than $805 million in deal volume. The fourth quarter is normally our strongest quarter for deal closings, so we expect this momentum to continue...

Robert A. Boonin Chosen for Board of Editors of Bloomberg BNA Treatise “The Fair Labor Standards Act”
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today Detroit- and Ann Arbor-based member in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, was selected to serve on the Board of Editors for the Bloomberg BNA treatise “The Fair Labor Standards Act...

Arlene Switzer Steinfield Recognized in The Dallas 500 for Third Consecutive Year
Dykema, November 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Dallas-based Senior Counsel in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice, was recognized in the D CEO special edition publication The Dallas 500 for the third consecutive year. The Dallas 500 is a special print edition of D CEO that celebrates the most influential and powerful business leaders in North Texas...

Arlene Switzer Steinfield Elected as Treasurer of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Dykema, November 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Dallas-based Senior Counsel in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice, was recently elected to serve as the Treasurer of The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Her term will commence January 1, 2019. The appointment puts Steinfield in line to become President of the College in 2022...

Dykema’s Steven C. Liedel Will Serve as General Counsel to Michigan Governor-elect Whitmer’s Transition Team
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Steven C. Liedel, Managing Member of the firm’s Lansing office and Member of its Government Policy & Practice group, will serve as general counsel to Michigan Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s transition team...

Rasul M. Raheem Joins Dykema’s Detroit Office
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Rasul M. Raheem to its Financial Services Litigation Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Detroit office...

Dykema Nationally Ranked in 12 Practice Areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2019
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm was nationally ranked in 12 practice areas in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, as well as receiving a total of 127 metropolitan rankings representing various areas of law. The U.S...

Nine Dykema Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation: Dykema Listed as a "Highly Recommended" Firm
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Benchmark Litigation 2019 named the firm as one of only six "Highly Recommended" firms for litigation in the state of Michigan. Benchmark Litigation also named five of Dykema's attorneys “local litigation stars,” as well as listing four of the firm's attorneys as “future stars...

Dykema’s Bloomfield Hills Office Adds Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Attorney Kenneth J. Sachs
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Kenneth J. Sachs to its Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group as a Member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. Sachs joins Dykema after practicing in the Troy, Mich., office of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., for more than a decade...

Jeanne Whalen Named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Jeanne M. Whalen, Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Corporate Finance practice, was named one of 30 “Up & Coming Lawyers” for 2018 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. A luncheon celebrating the honorees will be held December 13 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy, Michigan...

Dykema Product Liability Litigation Group Recognized in BTI Litigation Outlook 2019
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that corporate counsel recognized Dykema as one of the top law firms in the area of Product Liability Litigation in BTI’s Litigation Outlook 2019 report. One of the top 200 law firms included in the report’s Product Liability Honor Roll, BTI notes that firms ranked in the report are leading the litigation market...

Dealmaker Optimism Soars to Record High in Dykema 14th Annual M&A Survey: Impact of Trump Administration, Midterm Elections and the Rise of Automotive M&A
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Respondents to Dykema’s 14th Annual M&A Outlook Survey expressed the highest level of optimism for the M&A market in the 14-year history of the firm’s survey. Sixty-five percent of respondents expect the M&A market to strengthen over the next 12 months, significantly up from the mid- to high 30s where it has remained for the past several years...

Governor Snyder Reappoints Jamie A. Zaniewski to Public Health Advisory Council
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Jamie A. Zaniewski, Government Policy Advisor in the firm’s Lansing office, was reappointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC). The 20-member PHAC was created to ensure the efficiency and accountability of the state’s public health system...

Robert C. Freed and Conrad A. Hansen of Minneapolis IP Firm Moore & Hansen Join Dykema October 1, 2018
Dykema, October 2018
Minnesota, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Robert C. Freed and Conrad A. Hansen of the intellectual property law firm Moore & Hansen have joined its Minneapolis office, both as Senior Counsel. The addition further enhances Dykema’s capabilities in the intellectual property (IP) sector in Minneapolis, where Moore & Hansen has been a leading IP firm for more than 130 years...

Dykema’s Michael C. Toth Sworn in as Justice for the Texas 3rd Court of Appeals
Dykema, September 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Michael C. Toth, Austin-based senior counsel in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, was sworn in as justice on the Texas 3rd Court of Appeals yesterday, September 26, 2018. Toth was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to replace Justice Bob Pemberton, who retired after 15 years on the Court...

International Association of Defense Counsel Appoints Bonnie Mayfield as Chair of Two Committees
Dykema, September 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Bonnie Mayfield, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently appointed as Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s (IADC) Employment Law Committee, and was also reappointed as Chair of its Diversity and Inclusion Committee...

Brian R. Balow Joins Dykema’s Bloomfield Hills Office
Dykema, September 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Brian R. Balow to its Corporate Finance Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office...

Sherrie Farrell Named to Savoy Magazine's 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers List
Dykema, September 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Sherrie Farrell has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers list. The list is comprised of the “best of the best” of Black lawyers that are partners within leading national law firms, corporate and general counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations...

Dykema's Jane Bockus to Receive 2018 Outstanding Lawyer Award From San Antonio Business Journal
Dykema, September 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Jane Bockus was selected by the San Antonio Business Journal as one of only 12 attorneys to be named 2018 Outstanding Lawyers Awards recipients. Jane will be honored along with the other co-recipients at an evening event on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at The Veranda in San Antonio...

65 Dykema Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
Dykema, September 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 46 of its attorneys from the firm’s five Michigan offices—and from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2018 Super Lawyers list by Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine. Additionally, 19 of the firm’s attorneys were named to the 2018 Michigan Rising Stars list...

24 Dykema Attorneys Named to Texas Super Lawyers List
Dykema, September 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 24 of its attorneys from the firm’s four Texas offices—and from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. In March of this year, 16 of the Firm’s attorneys were also included on the 2018 Texas Rising Stars list...

Texas Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Dykema Client in Construction Bankruptcy Case
Dykema, September 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that it successfully represented Sterling Commercial Credit LLC and CM Sterling LLC (Sterling) in the Thirteenth District of the Texas Court of Appeals. The Dykema team on the case consisted of Aaron Kaufman (lead) and Melanie Fry. Dakota Utility Contractors, Inc...

Dykema's Chicago Office Adds Lindsay S. Henry
Dykema, August 2018
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Lindsay S. Henry to its Financial Industry Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Chicago office. Ms. Henry joins Dykema after practicing at Chapman and Cutler in Chicago for nearly seven years, where she worked closely with recent Dykema lateral hire Scott R. Fryzel on banking and financial services-related matters...

 

 


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