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Dykema

Dykema  

Legal Services | Michigan, USA

http://www.dykema.com
tel: +1 313 568 6800 | fax: +1 313 568 6893
400 Renaissance Center | Detroit | Michigan | 48243 | USA


Dykema's Overview

Dykema, with over 450 attorneys and professionals, is a leading national law firm with a Midwest heritage that has been serving clients for more than a century. The firm, with offices in California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas and Washington, D.C., is recognized as one of the top law firms in the United States. Dykema is a strategic partner and the firm of choice for many Fortune 500, middle-market and startup companies that are attracted to the firm's sophisticated practices, focus on practical solutions, quality lawyers and commitment to providing value.

What sets Dykema apart from other firms in the market is its unique value equation which includes a commitment to dedicated client service teams; flexible billing to create financial predictability and accountability; lower cost structure; and advanced technology and communication strategies. Using a value-focused business model, Dykema's full-service capability delivers results for sophisticated purchasers of legal services who increasingly demand alternative and more efficient ways of streamlining their legal work without sacrificing their bottom line.

The firm's attorneys and government policy advisors have experience in a broad range of government, corporate and private practice positions in top-tiered companies and organizations. At our core are attorneys and other professionals who are nationally recognized leaders in their area of practice.

Driven by the needs of its clients, Dykema has extended its platform nationally by developing national practices in the following areas: automotive litigation; biotechnology and life sciences; consumer financial services litigation; consumer product safety and compliance; energy and electric distribution; health care; infrastructure finance; intellectual property litigation and pharmaceutical and medical device litigation.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1926
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 15
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 450

Languages: Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, Yiddish, Yoruba

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law & Regulation
  • Adoption & Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Affordable Housing & Community Development
  • Agency Enforcement & Private Party Litigation
  • Agribusiness Lending
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate
  • Asbestos & Toxic Tort
  • Asset Purchases
  • Automotive Product Liability Litigation
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights
  • Bioethics & End-of-Life Care
  • Biotechnology & Life Science
  • Business & Commercial
  • Business Services
  • Class Action Defense
  • Commercial Lending
  • Construction Law
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Copyright
  • Corporate & Real Estate Transactions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Creditors' Committees & Trustee Representation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Dental Service Organizations Group
  • Discovery Management & E-Discovery
  • Education
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Counseling
  • Employment Litigation
  • Energy Lending Transactions
  • Energy Regulatory
  • Entertainment, Media & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Family business Transition Team
  • Federal Tax
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Franchise Services
  • Gaming & Indian Law
  • Government Policy & Practice
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Administrative Law & Regulatory Appeals
  • HIPAA - Health Information Privacy & Security
  • Hospitality
  • Hospitals and Health Care Systems
  • Immigration
  • In- and Out-of-Court Restructurings & Liquidations
  • Information Privacy & Security, HIPAA, Electronic Health Records
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Bad Faith Defense
  • Intellectual Property & Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International Law & Trade Regulation
  • Investment Management
  • Korean Business Team
  • Labor & Employment
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Landlord Representation
  • Leasing & Property Management
  • Litigation
  • Long Term Care
  • Long-Term & Post Acute Care Providers
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • National Trial Team
  • National/Regional Coordinating, Trial and/or Discovery Counsel
  • Nonprofits & Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products
  • Pharmacies, DEA & Robinson-Patman/340B Drug Programs
  • Physicians, Dentists and Non-Physician Practioners
  • Physicians, Mid-Level Providers & Allied Health Professionals
  • Political Compliance, Elections & Campaign Finance
  • Portfolio Due Diligence
  • Privacy, Data Security & E-Commerce
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital & Mezzanine Finance
  • Probate, Trust & Fiduciary Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Product Safety
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Tax Incentives & Economic Development
  • Real Estate Workouts
  • Representation of Distressed Businesses
  • Representation of Financial Institutions in Bankruptcy & Workout Matters
  • Securities
  • Site Remediation
  • State & Local Tax
  • Structured Finance
  • Tax & Estate Planning/Administration
  • Tax Controversies & Litigation
  • Taxation
  • Technology & Outsourcing Transactions
  • Trade Secret & Noncompete Litigation
  • Trademark
  • Unions & Collective Bargaining
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense & Internal Investigations
Representative Clients
  • Bank of America
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Brunswick Corporation
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors Corporation
  • Honda North America, Inc.
  • Sears Roebuck & Co.
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Of Counsel

Janet Conigliaro

Janet L. ConigliaroSenior Counsel

Richard Goetz

Richard G. GoetzSenior Counsel


Joel Kellman

Joel D. KellmanSenior Counsel

William Kohler

William J. KohlerSenior Counsel


Harold Pope

Harold D. PopeSenior Counsel


Other

Gemma Galeoto

Gemma R. GaleotoSenior Attorney

Richard Holdrup

Richard E. F. HoldrupChief Operating Officer

Ellen Kain

Ellen K. KainDirector of Litigation Support


Peter Kellett

Peter M. KellettChairman and CEO

Christian Lueth

Christian R. LuethChief Financial Officer


Linda Moss

Linda M. MossChief Business Development and Marketing Officer

Ava Ortner

Ava OrtnerMarketing Manager

Nasseem Ramin

Nasseem S. RaminSenior Attorney


W. Steiner, Jr.

W. A. Steiner, Jr.Director of Practice Economics

Thomas Trapnell

Thomas H. TrapnellSenior Attorney

Boyd White III

Boyd White III, IIISenior Attorney


Articles

Snyder Urges Congress to Fund Soo Lock Upgrades
Dykema, July 2016

Last week, Governor Snyder wrote Michigan's congressional delegation to stress the importance of fully funding upgrades to the Soo Locks. Snyder urged Congress to replace the Davis and Sabin Locks with a single, larger lock that would provide redundancy should the Poe Lock fail. The Poe Lock is currently the only lock capable of handling the 1,000-foot freighters used to transport raw materials like iron ore. Snyder's letter describes the predicted fallout of a temporary shutdown: - 75 percent of U.S...

Michigan Governor Gives Directive to State Transportation Department
Dykema, May 2016

On May 12th, Governor Snyder issued Executive Directive No. 2016-1 ("ED 2016-1"), which seeks to improve infrastructure in the State by utilizing the Michigan Department of Transportation ("MDOT") in multiple ways. ED 2016-1 requires MDOT to work with a number of agencies, including coordinating with: - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to identify and address major infrastructure projects where inadequate facilities could cause threats to water or wastewater services.- The Michigan Public Service Commission and the Michigan Agency for Energy to identify entities planning major infrastructure projects in rights of way...

All articles submitted by Dykema

Press

Dykema Gossett PLLC Selected Best Law Firm in Detroit by Corporate Board Member Magazine Ann Arbor, June 24, 2002:
Dykema, June 2015

Dykema Gossett PLLC Selected Best Law Firm in Detroit by Corporate Board Member Magazine Ann Arbor, June 24, 2002: New Dykema Ad The Midwest law firm of Dykema Gossett PLLC was selected as the best corporate law firm in Detroit by board directors and general counsels who read Corporate Board Member magazine. Results of the nationwide survey, focusing on 50 major metropolitan areas, are being announced in the publication's July/August "America's Best Corporate Lawyers" issue. In Detroit, Dykema Gossett was ranked number one out of five firms identified in the poll. The magazine surveyed 27,533 board directors and general counsels of publicly traded companies...

Dykema To Combine With Texas-Based Cox Smith
Dykema, March 2015

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced it will combine with Texas-based Cox Smith. The combination will give Dykema a significantly expanded presence in Texas, where Cox Smith is a leading firm with deep history. The additional depth in key practices, coupled with the combined firm’s broader geographic reach, will enhance the range of services available to both firms’ clients. The addition of Cox Smith’s 118 lawyers will give the combined firm more than 450 attorneys in 15 offices. In Texas, the firm will initially operate under the name Dykema Cox Smith...

All press submitted by Dykema

Blogs

Commercial Lending Law Blog
Dykema 

It’s a ‘go to’ destination that enables you to stay up-to-date on the most significant matters in all types of commercial lending (including asset-based, real estate, mortgage and equipment), bankruptcy, interpretations of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and significant court opinions.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Law Blog
Dykema 

Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) transferred rulemaking authority for a number of consumer financial protection laws from seven federal agencies to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB). Dykema’s CFPB Law Blog...

Consumer Financial Services Law Blog
Dykema 

Dykema’s Consumer Financial Servcies Law Blog (www.cfs-lawblog.com) is devoted to covering news and providing thoughtful analysis of consumer financial services-related litigation and regulations.

Labor & Employment Law Blog
Dykema 

In the rapidly evolving field of labor and employment law, we know that employers need to stay informed about changes in the law, and how these changes impact day-to-day business operations. Dykema’s Labor & Employment Law Blog (www.laboremployment-lawblog.com) discusses important labor and...

SerendIPity: Intellectual Property Law Blog
Dykema 

Few areas of law are as dynamic and fast-changing—and impact as many product categories, industry sectors and individuals (both inventors and creators of original content as well as end-users of those intellectual properties)—as IP law. The contributors to SerendIPity, Dykema’s IP law blog...

The Business of Serving Clients
Dykema 

Dykema is distinguished by our cost-effective and collaborative partnerships with our clients. We deliver practical, results-oriented counsel earning accolades from clients nationwide for our efforts on their behalf in the courtroom and in the boardroom. We are focused on delivering outstanding...

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