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Fifteen Dickinson Wright Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year”

August 18, 2022
TROY, Mich., – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that 15 of the firm’s lawyers in Michigan have been identified as the leading practitioner in their practice areas as a Best Lawyers in America® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and over 10 million evaluations are received on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. The lawyers being honored as Best Lawyers in America® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The following Dickinson Wright lawyers were selected as Best Lawyers in America® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Ann Arbor, MI

Jordan Schreier, Labor Law – Management
Colleen M. Shevnock, Banking and Finance Law

Detroit, MI

Christopher A. Cornwall, Construction Law
Mark R. High, Corporate Governance Law
Andrew W. MacLeod, Corporate Law
Thomas G. McNeill, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Securities
Sharon R. Newlon, Environmental Law
James A. Plemmons, Bet-the-Company Litigation
L. Pahl Zinn, Litigation – Antitrust

Grand Rapids, MI

Ronald A. Bultje, Municipal Law
John T. Schuring, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Billee Lightvoet Ward, Health Care Law

Lansing, MI

James F. Mauro, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law
Ryan M. Shannon, Insurance Law

Troy, MI

Elise S. Levasseur, Immigration Law

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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