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Dykema  

Legal Services | D.C., USA


tel: 202 906 8600 | fax: 202 906 8669
1300 I Street N.W. | Washington | D.C. | 20005 | USA


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Dykema's Overview

Dykema Gossett PLLC, one of the premier Midwest-based law firms, has ten offices and approximately 400 attorneys, government relations and other professionals in Michigan, Illinois, Washington, D.C. and California. The Washington, D.C. office is the center of the Firm's federal regulatory and legislative practice. Professionals in the Washington office provide a broad range of skills and experience in these and related areas, including administrative law, antitrust and trade regulation, Department of Defense, energy, government and internal investigations, government contracts, health care, Homeland Security, insurance regulation, intellectual property, international trade, lobbying, litigation, motor vehicle and consumer product safety, trade association law and white-collar criminal defense. For more information, go to www.dykema.com or contact Steve Zimmerman, [email protected], or Paul Laurenza, [email protected]

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 400

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law & Regulation
  • Adoption & Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Affordable Housing & Community Development
  • Agency Enforcement & Private Party Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate
  • Asbestos & Toxic TortAmbulatory Care Providers
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights
  • Bioethics & End-of-Life Care
  • Biotechnology and Life Science
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Business Services
  • Cannabis Law
  • Class Action Defense
  • Commercial Lending
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright
  • Corporate & Real Estate Transactions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Debt Finance
  • Discovery Management & E-Discovery
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Employment Counseling
  • Employment Litigation
  • Energy Lending Transactions
  • Entertainment, Media & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Family Business Transition Team
  • Federal Tax
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Franchise Services
  • Gaming & Indian Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Investigations and Corporate Compliance
  • Government Policy & Practice
  • Government Reorganization and Restructuring
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Administrative Law & Regulatory Appeals
  • HIPAA—Health Information Privacy & Security
  • Hospitals and Health Care Systems
  • Immigration
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Intellectual Property & Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International Law & Trade Regulation
  • Investment Management
  • Korean Business Team
  • Labor & Employment
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Leasing & Property Management
  • Litigation
  • Long-Term & Post-Acute Care Providers
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • National/Regional Coordinating, Trial and/or Discovery Counsel
  • Non-Compete, Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
  • Nonprofits & Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products
  • Pharmacies, DEA & Robinson-Patman/340B Drug Programs
  • Physicians, Dentists and Non-Physician Practitioners
  • Political Compliance, Elections & Campaign Finance
  • Portfolio Due Diligence
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital & Mezzanine Finance
  • Probate, Trust & Fiduciary Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Product Safety
  • Professional Liability Litigation
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Tax Incentives & Economic Development
  • Real Estate Workouts
  • Securities
  • Securities Litigation
  • Site Remediation
  • State & Local Tax
  • Structured Finance
  • Tax Controversies & Litigation
  • Taxation
  • Technology & Outsourcing Transactions
  • Telecommunications Regulatory
  • Trademark
  • Unions & Collective Bargaining
  • Wage & Hour
  • Water Rights
Representative Clients
  • Bank of America
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Brunswick Corporation
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors Corporation
  • Honda North America, Inc.
  • Sears Roebuck & Co.
Professionals

Partners

Attorneys

Of Counsel

Charles Chotvacs

Charles W. ChotvacsSenior Counsel

Marsha Gentner

Marsha G. GentnerSenior Counsel

Brent Olson

Brent H. OlsonSenior Counsel


Eric Tew

Eric C. TewSenior Counsel


Other

James Brandell

James BrandellGovernment Policy Advisor

Andrew Buczek

Andrew J. BuczekGovernment Policy Advisor

Mary Beth McGowan

Mary Beth L. McGowanGovernment Policy Advisor


Articles

Court Limits Authority of DOJ to Dismiss Relator Claims
Dykema, April 2019

  Court Limits Authority of DOJ to Dismiss Relator Claims April 23, 2019 TheGranston Memoraised concerns that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) would employ its authority under 31 U.S.C. § 3730 tounderminequi tamrelator actions. Since the Memo was issued, the DOJ moved to dismiss 11 Anti-Kickback Statute cases brought by a professional relator, the National Health Care Analysis Group (“NHCAG”)...

DOL Proposes Another Major FLSA Rule Change: This Time on Calculating the “Regular Rate of Pay” for Overtime
Dykema, March 2019

Earlier this month, the DOL published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) to increase the minimum salary level most exempt employees must be paid in order for them to be deemed exempt from the FLSA’s overtime pay requirements. For a summary of that proposal,click here. The comment period for the proposed changes will close in late May, and it is anticipated that the salary level rules will be finalized and implemented in early 2020. This NPRM was “big news,” particularly in light of the 2016 national injunction barring the implementation of the Obama Administration’s attempted changes to the regulations...

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Press

Dykema Hires Mary Beth Walsh as Director of Lateral Recruiting
Dykema, May 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm has hired Mary Beth Walsh as its Director of Lateral Recruiting. Prior to joining Dykema, Walsh served as Director of Attorney Recruitment & Development at the Chicago-based firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. Walsh, who will work out of the Firm’s Chicago office, will work closely with Dykema’s Lateral Hiring Member Steve Gistenson and will be responsible for strategically planning, implementing and managing all aspects of firm-wide recruiting and integration efforts relating to lateral recruiting of Members, Senior Counsel and Government Policy Advisors...

Dykema’s Lansing Office Adds Scott A. Hughes
Dykema, May 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Scott A. Hughes to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Lansing office. He joins Dykema after serving as General Counsel for the Michigan State Senate. During his tenure as General Counsel with the Michigan State Senate, where he also held the roles of Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Affairs, Hughes served as the lead adviser to the Senate, the Majority Leader and the Majority Caucus in areas of law, policy and strategy and was also responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts on behalf of the Senate...

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Blogs

Cannabis Law Blog
Dykema 

The cannabis industry presents unprecedented opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs. Yet, entities looking to engage in this emerging industry face daunting levels of legal complexity and uncertainty. Moreover, state and local governments are constantly tasked with regulating an...

Homeostasis: Dykema's Health Care Law Blog
Dykema 

We assist clients in maintaining stability while responding to ever-changing conditions in the health care industry. Health care providers and their supporting business partners must adapt and innovate in the face of evolving governmental and payor policy changes, scientific advancements, and...

Infrastructure Law and Policy Blog
Dykema 

The Infrastructure Law and Policy Law Blog covers developments in four key infrastructure areas: roads and bridges, mass transit, sewer and water, and broadband internet. As governors, legislature, and local governments continue to grapple with these important issues, this blog will serve as a...

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...

NextGen Financial Services Report
Dykema 

NextGen Financial Services Report is published by the Financial Industry Group at Dykema. The Financial Services Industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change in recent years, and with a new presidential administration more changes and developments are on the...

The Firewall
Dykema 

The Firewall keeps you up to date on the hottest legal topics in the ever-changing world of data security and privacy. As information security becomes a critical facet of all businesses and industries and the target of many regulators, it is important to stay apprised of new legal developments. The...

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