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Aaron Burrell to Receive Freedom Award from National Action Network Michigan

June 10, 2022
DETROIT, Mich. – Dickinson Wright is pleased to announce that Aaron Burrell (Member, Detroit and Troy) will receive a Freedom Award from the National Action Network Michigan during their Juneteenth Celebration on June 18, 2022 at the Detroit Athletic Club.

National Action Network (NAN) is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the country with chapters throughout the U.S. Founded in 1991, NAN works to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, criminal record, economic status, gender, gender expression, or sexuality. “I’m honored to receive one of this year’s Freedom Awards from NAN Michigan and look forward to continue to work together with the organization to advance the cause of justice,” says Aaron.

Aaron is a Member of Dickinson Wright and serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. He is a Commissioner on the ABA’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession and the State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners. He also serves on the board of directors of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Oakland County Bar Association. Aaron is recognized by numerous publications as a leader in his field including Diversity MBA Magazine, Profiles in Diversity Journal, Crain’s Detroit Business, Michigan Lawyers Weekly and Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

About Dickinson Wright
Dickinson Wright is a general practice business law firm with more than 475 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. The firm has 19 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 12 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Silicon Valley, Calif.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.

Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise, and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification and one of the only firms with ISO/IEC 27701:2019 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management procedures, security controls and privacy processes for our commercial transactions. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.

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