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Dykema

Dykema  

Legal Services | Illinois, USA


tel: 312 876 1700 | fax: 312 876 1155
10 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2300 | Chicago | Illinois | 60606 | USA


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Dykema's Overview

Dykema, with more than 400 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: 2004
  • 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

Todd Gale

Todd GaleSenior Counsel

Michael Gilman

Michael A. GilmanSenior Counsel

Bruce Goldsmith

Bruce L. GoldsmithSenior Counsel


Margaret Graham

Margaret E. GrahamSenior Counsel

R. K. (Dean) Hagan

R. K. (Dean) HaganSenior Counsel

Lindsay Henry

Lindsay S. HenrySenior Counsel


Heidi Herman

Heidi J. HermanSenior Counsel

Robert Leavitt

Robert D. LeavittSenior Counsel

Richard Lieberman

Richard L. LiebermanSenior Counsel


Steven Mroczkowski

Steven D. MroczkowskiSenior Counsel

Darrell Pierce

Darrell W. PierceSenior Counsel

Lauren Quigley

Lauren E. QuigleySenior Counsel


Molly Thompson

Molly E. ThompsonSenior Counsel

Mark Weisbard

Mark W. WeisbardSenior Counsel

Daniel Zollner

Daniel J. ZollnerSenior Counsel


Other

Paul Boken

Paul R. BokenChief Operating Officer

Mark Boozell

Mark BoozellGovernment Policy Advisor

Ed Empamano

Ed EmpamanoChief Information Officer


Kaitlin Hogan

Kaitlin HoganContent and Communication Specialist

Mia Jiganti

Mia P. JigantiRisk Management Director

Frank Johnson

Frank JohnsonDirector of Business Development


Scott Selinger

Scott L. SelingerGovernment Policy Advisor

Morgan Smith

Morgan L. SmithProfessional Development Director

Ned Stanulov

Ned StanulovDirector of Infrastructure


Mary Beth Walsh

Mary Beth WalshDirector of Lateral Recruiting

Articles

2021 US Treasury Green Book: How The Biden Administration Plans To Fund Its Aspirations
Dykema, June 2021

On Friday, May 30, 2021, the U.S. Department of Treasury released its “General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2022 Revenue Proposals” (the “Green Book”). The Green Book, a copy of which is locatedhere, provides detailed descriptions of the Biden Administration’s legislative tax proposals, which the White House formally announced on May 28, 2021, when it released its fiscal year 2022 Budget proposals. Although the last Green Book was released in February 2016, the Biden Administration has continued the tradition of releasing a detailed summary of its legislative tax proposals...

MIOSHA Issues Revised Emergency Rules Governing Return To Work
Dykema, May 2021

Although the State of Michigan announced several weeks ago that employers would be permitted to require employees to return to “in-person” work, the emergency rules issued by MIOSHA prohibiting in-person work remained in place. Those emergency rules were rescinded earlier today and replaced with a new set of emergency rules that will remain in effect until October 14, 2021. As suspected, the new MIOSHA emergency rules keep in place several restrictions upon employers who have decided to reopen their offices for in-person work...

All articles submitted by Dykema

Press

Dykema Receives 2020 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate from the USPTO
Dykema, June 2021

Dykema is proud to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted the firm a 2020 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate, which recognizes individuals and law firms that assist financially under-resourced inventors and small businesses seeking patents. Dykema is one of only 28 corporations to receive the 2020 certificate. Dykema is being recognized for contributing more than 80 hours of service to the LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program in 2020. The LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program is the first program in the U.S. to provide free legal representation to low-income inventors seeking to patent their inventions with the USPTO...

Legal 500 U.S. 2021 Ranks Dykema Among Nation’s Best in Four Categories
Dykema, June 2021

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm’s Automotive Product Liability Litigation, Automotive Litigation, Gaming & Indian Law, and Cannabis Law practices are ranked by the Legal 500 United States 2021 (The Legal 500). Furthermore, three of Dykema's four recognized practices are ranked as at least one of the top six firms in the nation in their respective categories...

All press submitted by Dykema

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 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...

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...

The Open Road: Automotive Law Blog
Dykema 

The Open Road features legal thought leaders from all areas of the transportation economy including corporate transactions, products liability and class actions, insurance regulation, environmental compliance, and supply chain management. As the automotive sector faces new challenges from...

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