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Joseph Owens Joins Dickinson Wright Troy Office as a Member

TROY, Mich., March 23, 2020 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Joseph R. Owens has joined the firm’s Troy office as a Member.

Mr. Owens advises businesses and individuals in trust and estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning and general business law. He counsels high net worth clients regarding strategies to mitigate or eliminate federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes through the use of gifting plans, irrevocable gift trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, charitable remainder trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, family limited liability companies and family limited partnerships. He advises clients on business succession planning through the use of gifting plans, recapitalization agreements, buy-sell agreements, employment agreements and deferred compensation agreements. His practice is relationship-driven and clients rely on his responsive, comprehensive approach to protecting their assets, providing for heirs and ensuring continued prosperity for their business.

Mr. Owens is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Detroit Economic Club, the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Macomb County, the Macomb County Bar Association, and the Macomb County Probate Bar. He is recognized as a leader in his field by Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”. Mr. Owens received his B.A. from Oakland University and his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 475 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 18 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 11 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; 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, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security 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.