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Four Dykema Attorneys Honored as Crain’s Chicago 2020 “Notable Women in Law”
Dykema, September 2020
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that four of the firm’s Chicago-based attorneys, Elizabeth Darke, Cinthia Motley, Cynde Munzer and Diana Tsai, were recognized on the Crain’s Chicago Business special report, “Notable Women in Law.” The list was published in the September 7 print edition of Crain’s Chicago Business...

Danielle Rushing Selected for LeadershipSBOT
Dykema, August 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Danielle Rushing, San Antonio-based attorney in Dykema’s Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights Practice Group, was selected by the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) as one of only 20 attorneys in Texas to be a member of the 2020-21 class of LeadershipSBOT...

149 Dykema Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 and Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch"
Dykema, August 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 149 of its attorneys, in multiple practice areas and markets, have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 guide and the Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" list...

Dykema Elects Leonard C. Wolfe New Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Dykema, August 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Len Wolfe will become chairman and chief executive officer for a three-year term commencing January 1, 2021. Wolfe succeeds Peter M. Kellett, who has served as chairman and chief executive officer since 2012. Although Wolfe will work from each of Dykema’s 13 offices, he will move his principal office from Lansing, Mich., to Chicago...

Dykema Joins Law Firm Antiracism Alliance
Dykema, July 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that it is a charter member of the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance (LFAA), a coalition of more than 125 law firms working collaboratively to address systemic racism...

Dykema's Cumming, Deveney and Tiplady Recognized in 2020 Chambers High Net Worth Guide
Dykema, July 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Michael G. Cumming, Marie R. Deveney, and Robert P. Tiplady, Ann Arbor-based members of Dykema’s Estate Planning & Administration practice, were recognized in the 2020 edition of Chambers High Net Worth Guide (Chambers HNW) in the area Private Wealth Law in the State of Michigan...

Dykema’s Heidi Naasko Wins State Bar of Michigan’s Cummiskey Award for Pro Bono Service
Dykema, June 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that its Pro Bono Counsel, Heidi Naasko, was selected to receive the State Bar of Michigan’s John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award for 2020. The award is typically presented at the State Bar of Michigan’s Annual Meeting, which is scheduled for Sept. 17, 2020, in Grand Rapids, Michigan...

Jim Feeney Selected for Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame Class of 2020
Dykema, June 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Jim Feeney, Bloomfield Hills-based Member in Dykema’s Litigation Department, was selected to join the Michigan lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame. As a member of the Hall of Fame’s class of 2020, Feeney will be honored on October 9, 2020, at the publication’s 2nd annual Hall of Fame luncheon and awards ceremony at the Detroit Marriott Troy...

Legal 500 United States 2020 Ranks Dykema Among Nation’s Best in Two Categories and Recognizes Six Attorneys
Dykema, June 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm’s Automotive Product Liability Litigation and Automotive Litigation practices have been ranked by the Legal 500 United States 2020 (The Legal 500). In addition to the practice rankings, 6 Dykema attorneys received individual recognition, including Terri Reiskin and Derek Whitefield being named “Leading Lawyers...

Steven Mroczkowski Appointed Vice-Chair of ISBA Construction Law Section Council
Dykema, May 2020
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Steven Mroczkowski, Chicago-based Senior Counsel in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, was appointed by the incoming Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) President to serve as Vice-Chair of the ISBA Construction Law Section Council and as a Member of the ISBA Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy Law Section Co

Donna McElroy Elected Secretary of San Antonio Bar Association
Dykema, May 2020
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Donna McElroy, Member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, was elected to serve as Secretary of the San Antonio Bar Association’s Board of Directors for 2020-21...

Dykema Announces Participation in Lawyer Well-Being Week 2020
Dykema, May 2020
Michigan, United States of America

"Dykema continues to expand on its commitment to investing in programs and other resources to promote, support and sustain the general health and well-being of firm attorneys and staff," said Peter Kellett, Chairman and CEO of Dykema...

Chambers USA Ranks Dykema in 11 Practice Areas and Recognizes the Firm With 24 Individual Attorney Rankings for its 2020 Edition
Dykema, April 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that it received 24 individual attorney rankings and 11 of its practice areas have been recognized in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide. Dykema was recognized nationally in two areas of Product Liability law, including ranking as one of the top 10 firms in the nation for Consumer Class Actions...

Six Dykema Attorneys Listed as Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2020
Dykema, April 2020
D.C., United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that six attorneys from the firm’s Washington, D.C., office, and from multiple practice areas, were named to the 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists by Washington D.C. Super Lawyers Magazine...

Dykema Makes Shortlist for Advisen’s Cyber Law Firm of the Year Award
Dykema, April 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that the firm was included on the shortlist of nominees for Advisen’s Cyber Law Firm of the Year Award. The Cyber Law Firm of the Year Award recognizes a law firm that has been unparalleled in its work within the cyber insurance space in 2019...

12 Dykema Attorneys Named as 2020 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers
Dykema, March 2020
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 12 of its Texas-based attorneys have been named 2020 Rising Stars in the Texas edition of Super Lawyers Magazine. The Rising Stars list is the result of an exhaustive, multi-phase selection process that mirrors the patented methodology used to assemble the Super Lawyers list...

Dykema and Dunnam & Dunnam Team up to Secure IP Bench Trial Win for Neighborly and ProTradeNet in Hotbed Venue for Patent Cases
Dykema, February 2020
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, and Dunnam & Dunnam, a Waco-based law firm, teamed up to and successfully represented Neighborly Franchising LLC and ProTradeNet LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in Waco, which has quickly become a hotbed for IP filings. After a bench trial concluded in late October 2019, Judge Alan D...

Superior Court of Los Angeles Jury Sides With KIA Motors in Product Liability Suit
Dykema, February 2020
California, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, successfully defended Kia Motors America, Kia Motors Corporation, and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (collectively, “KIA”) in a product liability case in the Superior Court of Los Angeles. After a 17-day trial, and after deliberating for just 90 minutes, on February 13, 2020, a jury returned a defense verdict in favor of KIA...

Eric Fingerhut, Jennifer Fraser and Marsha Gentner Ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 2020
Dykema, February 2020
D.C., United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Washington, D.C.-based attorneys Eric Fingerhut, Jennifer Fraser and Marsha Gentner, all from the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group, were each ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000 2020) in the United States: DC Metro Area category...

Courtney Kissel Named to Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2020
Dykema, February 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Courtney Kissel, Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Government Policy & Practice group, was named to Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2020. In its ninth year, the program honors young professionals and thought leaders who live or work in Oakland County, Michigan, and have achieved excellence in their profession...

18 Dykema Attorneys Listed as 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Dykema, February 2020
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 2020 Super Lawyers list by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Additionally, two of the firm’s Illinois-based attorneys were also named to the 2020 Illinois Rising Stars list as well...

Dykema Successfully Defends KIA Motors in Product Liability Suit
Dykema, January 2020
United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, successfully defended Kia Motors America, Kia Motors Corporation, and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (collectively, “KIA”) in a product liability case in the Superior Court of Los Angeles. After a 17-day trial, and after deliberating for just 90 minutes, on February 13, 2020, a jury returned a defense verdict in favor of KIA...

Dykema's Automotive Industry Group Named "Practice Group of the Year" by Law360
Dykema, January 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that its Automotive Industry Group was recognized as a "Practice Group of the Year" in Transportation Law for 2019 by Law360. Dykema was one of only five firms selected nationwide...

Flex and Dykema's Collaborative Work Shortlisted by Financial Times' North American Innovative Lawyers Awards
Dykema, December 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Flex Ltd. and its collaborative work with Dykema has been shortlisted by Financial Times for its North America Innovative Lawyers 2019 Awards and for its corresponding annual special report, "North America Innovative Lawyers." Flex and Dykema's work is being considered as part of a broader entry for the legal team's work on talent, strategy and changing behaviors...

Ten Dykema Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2020
Dykema, November 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Benchmark Litigation 2020 named the firm as a "Highly Recommended" law firm for litigation in the state of Michigan as well as a "Recommended" firm for Labor and Employment in the state of Michigan...

Corporate Finance Attorney Frank D. Ballantine Joins Dykema’s Chicago Office
Dykema, November 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Frank D. Ballantine to its Corporate Finance Practice Group as a Member in the firm’s Chicago office. Ballantine joins Dykema from Clark Hill PLC’s Chicago office...

Dykema’s San Antonio Office Grows With the Addition of Five Attorneys
Dykema, November 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of five attorneys to its San Antonio office in a variety of practice areas and industry groups since August 19, 2019. Ryan Borelo, Priscila Mosqueda De La Garza, Daniel A. Ray, Katherine Spiser and Katherine (Katina) A. Zampas each join the firm as associates...

Dealmaker Optimism Remains in 2019, But Drops After Record Level in 2018: Impact of China Trade Tensions, Political Uncertainty Affect U.S. M&A, Broader Economic Outlook
Dykema, November 2019
Michigan, United States of America

A year after record optimism in the wake of sweeping federal tax reform in the United States, respondents to Dykema’s 15th Annual M&A Outlook Survey have tempered expectations for the M&A market, including some notes of pessimism about the broader economy. Thirty-three percent of respondents are bullish about the U.S. M&A outlook over the next 12 months...

Dykema Launches New Automotive Law Blog: The Open Road
Dykema, November 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema’s Automotive Industry Group has announced the release of The Open Road, a blog providing timely analysis of developments in the automotive industry...

Courtney Kissel Named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Dykema, November 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Courtney Kissel, Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Government Policy & Practice group, was named one of 30 “Up & Coming Lawyers” for 2019 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. A luncheon celebrating the honorees will be held December 5 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy, Michigan...

Dykema Nationally Ranked in 11 Practice Areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2020
Dykema, November 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm was nationally ranked in 11 practice areas in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, as well as receiving a total of 123 metropolitan rankings representing various areas of law. The U.S...

Dykema’s Austin Office Adds Mike Toth and Ashley Shapiro Bunyard
Dykema, October 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of attorneys Mike Toth and Ashley Shapiro Bunyard to its Austin office, both in the firm’s Litigation Department...

Dykema M&A Activity Continues to Sizzle
Dykema, October 2019
Michigan, United States of America

The third quarter continued the torrid pace of M&A volume for our clients—we closed a total of 18 transactions, a substantial increase over the third quarter of last year. The average deal size increased as well from $29M to $62M...

Dykema Named a Powerhouse and Ranked Among Top 3 Firms for Complex Commercial Litigation: Dykema Stands Out Coupled with its Strength as a Top 16 Firm for Product Liability Litigation
Dykema, October 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that corporate counsel from around the nation ranked Dykema as one of the top three firms in America in the area of Complex Commercial Litigation and among the top 16 firms in the nation for Product Liability Litigation...

Dykema’s Washington, D.C., Office Adds Stacey L. McGraw
Dykema, October 2019
D.C., United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today the addition of Stacey L. McGraw to its Insurance Industry Group and Business Litigation Practice as a Member in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. McGraw joins Dykema from Troutman Sanders LLP...

Dykema’s Dallas Office Continues Growth with Addition of Litigators Israel Silvas, Mike Toth and Alexis Farrell
Dykema, October 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of attorneys Israel R. Silvas, Mike Toth and Alexis B. Farrell to its growing Dallas office, and to the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. In addition, Dykema’s Dallas office also welcomed Charleen Maranto as Practice Group Manager for its Dental Service Organizations Industry Group...

Jeff Huron and Jimmy Azadian Nominated for Los Angeles Business Journal “Leaders in Law” Awards
Dykema, October 2019
California, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is extremely proud to announce that Jeff Huron, Office Managing Member of Dykema’s Los Angeles office, and Jimmy Azadian, Member in the firm’s Litigation Department and Appellate Practice Group, were each selected as nominees for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual “Leaders in the Law” awards...

Bonnie Mayfield Elected to IADC Board of Directors and Formally Recognized for Her Service and Contributions to the Association
Dykema, October 2019
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, received multifaceted, formal recognition for her service and dedication to the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)...

Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation Selects Melanie Fry for the 2019 Belva Lockwood Outstanding Young Lawyer Award
Dykema, October 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Melanie L. Fry, member in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation (BCWB) Belva Lockwood Outstanding Young Lawyer Award. Fry will be presented with the award at the BCWB’s annual Autumn Affair set for Oct. 25, 2019, at the Witte Museum in San Antonio...

Dykema Appoints Michael Carey and Mark Malven to Lead Its Mobility and Advanced Transportation Team
Dykema, October 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today the appointment of Michael Carey and Mark Malven to lead the firm’s Mobility and Advanced Transportation Team. Both members of Dykema’s Automotive Industry Group, each attorney has several years of automotive practice in different disciplines; Carey as a litigator and Malven as a transactional attorney...

Commercial Litigator Cory L. Webster Joins Dykema’s Los Angeles Office
Dykema, September 2019
California, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Cory L. Webster as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office, where he will be a member of the firm’s nationwide appellate practice. Webster comes to Dykema after serving as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Consuelo M. Callahan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit...

National Diversity Council Names Alison Ashmore one of the “2019 Dallas Top Women in Legal”
Dykema, September 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Alison Ashmore, Dallas-based member in the firm’s Litigation Department, was named one of the “2019 Dallas Top Women in Legal” by the National Diversity Council (NDC) and its affiliate, the Texas Diversity Council (TXDC). Ashmore was presented the award at an award breakfast during the 3rd Annual Dallas Legal Diversity Week on Sept...

Dykema’s Bloomfield Hills Office Adds IP Attorney Thomas T. Moga
Dykema, September 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today the addition of Thomas T. Moga to its Intellectual Property & IP Litigation Department and Automotive Industry Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. Moga joins Dykema from the Dearborn, Mich., office of LeClairRyan...

J. Michael Bernard Elected as Chairman of the World Services Group
Dykema, September 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that J. Michael Bernard, Detroit-based Member in the firm’s Corporate Finance Practice Group, was elected as Chairman of the World Services Group (WSG) for 2019 – 2020. Bernard officially took over the Chairman position at the WSG 18th Annual Meeting, which took place in Washington, D.C., from September 4-6...

Joanne L. Zimolzak Joins Dykema’s Washington, D.C., Office
Dykema, September 2019
D.C., United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today the addition of Joanne L. Zimolzak to its Insurance Industry Group and Business Litigation Practice as a Member in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Zimolzak joins Dykema after practicing at LeClairRyan. Prior to LeClairRyan, she served as the Office Managing Partner of the Dentons LLP Washington, D.C., office...

26 Dykema Attorneys Named to Texas Super Lawyers List
Dykema, September 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 26 of its attorneys from the firm’s four Texas offices—and from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. In March of this year, 13 of the Firm’s attorneys were also included on the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list...

Deborah Williamson Chosen For San Antonio Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Its 2019 Outstanding Lawyers Awards Ceremony
Dykema, August 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that in addition to being selected by the San Antonio Business Journal as a 2019 Outstanding Lawyers Awards recipient, the publication has chosen Dykema’s Deborah Williamson as its annual Lifetime Achievement Award recipient...

Dykema Helps Secure Win for Michigan Homeowners and Business Associations in Indian Tribe Lawsuit
Dykema, August 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, represented the Emmet County Lakeshore Association and the Protection of Rights Alliance (PORA) in the U.S. Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan’s dismissal of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians v. Whitmer case...

59 Dykema Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
Dykema, August 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 40 of its attorneys from the firm’s five Michigan offices—and from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list by Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine. Additionally, 19 of the firm’s attorneys were named to the 2019 Michigan Rising Stars list...

Van Lindberg Designated as Co-Chair for Practising Law Institute Open Source Program
Dykema, August 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Van Lindberg, a Member in Dykema’s San Antonio office, will be co-chair for the Practising Law Institute (PLI) program, Open Source Software 2019 – from Compliance to Cooperation. The program is scheduled for 9 a.m. on October 1, 2019...

 

 


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