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Dykema Recognized for Having One of the Strongest Automotive Practices in the Nation
Dykema, May 2019
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 2019 (The Legal 500) as some of the best Automotive Industry-related legal practices in the nation...

Dykema Hires Mary Beth Walsh as Director of Lateral Recruiting
Dykema, May 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm has hired Mary Beth Walsh as its Director of Lateral Recruiting. Prior to joining Dykema, Walsh served as Director of Attorney Recruitment & Development at the Chicago-based firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP...

Dykema’s Lansing Office Adds Scott A. Hughes
Dykema, May 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Scott A. Hughes to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Lansing office. He joins Dykema after serving as General Counsel for the Michigan State Senate...

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Sides with Specialty Auto Parts USA on Appeal Against Holley Performance Products
Dykema, May 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that on April 29, 2019, its client Specialty Auto Parts USA, Inc. prevailed over Holley Performance Products, Inc. in a significant appellate victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit...

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Reappoints Kyle R. Dufrane to the Michigan Military Appeals Tribunal
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Kyle R. Dufrane, Detroit-based member in the Firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, has been reappointed by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the State’s Military Appeals Tribunal for a term that expires in April 2023...

Dykema Named a Diversity & Inclusion Leader by Lawyers of Color
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Lawyers of Color named the Firm one of its Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Leaders. As published in the Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools & Firms, Dykema is ranked 38th amongst large law firms with 4.85 percent black attorneys...

Live in Las Vegas! Rob Boonin Will Address SHRM 2019 Conference
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Robert A. Boonin, Detroit- and Ann Arbor–based member in Dykema’s Labor & Employment Practice Group and co-founder of the Wage and Hour Defense Institute, was the subject of a Society for Human Resource Management blog, “#SHRM19 Interview with Robert Boonin, Esq...

Chambers USA Ranks 17 Dykema Attorneys and 10 Practices in 2019 Edition
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 17 attorneys from multiple offices and practice areas received individual rankings and 10 practice areas have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide...

Dykema Serves as Outside Counsel for Atar Capital’s Acquisition of Sustainable Solutions Group
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that it served as outside legal counsel for Atar Capital, a Los Angeles-based global private investment firm (Atar), in its acquisition of Sustainable Solutions Group (SSG) through Atar’s portfolio company, Recycling and Waste Solutions (RWS)...

David West Named a Legal Influencer by Lexology
Dykema, April 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that David West, San Antonio-based Member in Dykema’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, has earned a Lexology Content Marketing Award for Q1 2019...

Five Dykema Attorneys Listed as Washington D.C. Super Lawyers for 2019
Dykema, April 2019
D.C., United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that five attorneys from the firm’s Washington, D.C., office, and from multiple practice areas, were named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list by Washington D.C. Super Lawyers Magazine. The Super Lawyers designation, conferred upon the most respected legal practitioners in a region, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement...

Ashmore, Fine and Kratovil Named “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is pleased to announce that Dallas-based attorneys Alison Ashmore, Jeff Fine and Chris Kratovil are listed as “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” in a special editorial feature in the May 2019 issue of D Magazine...

Dykema’s San Antonio Office Adds Corporate Finance Attorney Denise M. Drake
Dykema, April 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Denise M. Drake to its Corporate Finance Practice Group as a senior counsel in the firm’s San Antonio office. Drake joins Dykema after more than seven years practicing in-house with Marathon Petroleum Corporation (f/k/a Tesoro/Andeavor), most recently, as Associate Managing Counsel...

Dykema Makes Shortlist for Advisen’s Cyber Law Firm of the Year Award
Dykema, April 2019
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 winner will be announced at Advisen’s Sixth Annual Cyber Risk Awards Gala Event taking place at Gotham Hall in New York City on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:00 p.m...

Dykema Matter Wins Global Competition Review Litigation of the Year
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that a case the Firm was involved in was named the winner of the Litigation of the Year – Cartel Defence at the Global Competition Review’s 9th annual GCR Awards...

Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Dykema’s 6th Annual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a national law firm and the leading law firm in dental services, is proud to announce that Boxing Hall of Famer, Olympic Champion and bestselling author Sugar Ray Leonard will serve as the keynote speaker at Dykema’s 6thAnnual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations, which is set to take place at The Omni Dallas Hotel from July 10-12, 2019...

Thomas H. Hutchinson Joins Dykema’s Litigation Department in Los Angeles
Dykema, April 2019
California, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Thomas H. Hutchinson to its Litigation Department as a senior counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Hutchinson, who previously practiced with Dykema, rejoins the firm from Veatch Carlson, LLP...

Dykema Earns Perfect Score in 2019 Corporate Equality Index, Marking Six Consecutive 100 Percent Ratings
Dykema, March 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. Dykema joins the ranks of more than 560 major U.S...

Dykema’s William J. Kohler Appointed to the Connected Vehicle Trade Association’s Board of Directors
Dykema, March 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that William J. Kohler, co-leader of the firm’s Mobility and Advanced Transportation Team and senior counsel in its Corporate Finance Practice Group, has been appointed by the Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) to serve as a member of its Board of Directors. Headquartered in Plymouth, Mich...

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...

 

 


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