M. Katherine VanderVeen Named an “Up and Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers WeeklyApril 1, 2022
Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s Up and Coming Lawyers program recognizes lawyers who, within their first ten years of practice, are making their mark and establishing themselves as future leaders. The 2022 Up and Coming Lawyers will be profiled in a special section of the April 11th issue of Michigan Lawyers Weekly. “I am honored to be selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a 2022 Up and Coming Lawyer. This list is filled with extremely talented and accomplished attorneys who zealously contribute to their communities and clients,” said Katie. “I am proud to be included in this year’s class.”
Katie’s practice focuses on transactions involving financing, whether syndicated or single-lender loans, secured or unsecured loans, cash-flow or asset-based loans, real estate financing, construction financing, acquisition financing, or recapitalization. She assists clients with all aspects of commercial finance transactions, including initial structuring and documentation, modifications and amendments, and restructurings and refinancings. Katie specializes in loans to regulated industries, including cannabis (single state and MSOs, vertical and horizontal operations, and more) and healthcare (medical and dental), and handles cross-border transactions. She is recognized as a leader in her field by Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” for Banking and Finance Law. Katie received her Juris Doctorate from Wayne State University Law School and her Bachelor of Arts from James Madison College at Michigan State University.
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. 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.