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Dykema | May 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Michael D. Weis to its Corporate Finance Practice Group as a member in the firm’s Chicago office. Weis joins Dykema from Williams, Bax & Saltzman, where he served as chair of the firm’s Business and Transactional practice. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Weis’s practice focuses on general corporate representation, commercial real estate and finance and taxation for mid-size privately and publicly held entities ...

Dykema | May 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is pleased to announce that four of its Dallas-based attorneys are listed as “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” in a special editorial feature in the May 2017 issue of D Magazine. D Magazine, with a circulation of more than 60,000, is one of the leading city magazines in the nation. Each year, D Magazine canvasses the local legal community asking lawyers to nominate other practitioners within their respective practice areas whom they judge to be “the best ...

Dykema | April 2017
Michigan, USA

Small energy drink maker Jacked Up, LLC prevailed over international food conglomerate Sara Lee Corporation yesterday in a significant appellate victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Jacked Up was represented on appeal by a team of attorneys from Dykema, a leading national law firm ...

Dykema | April 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Jill Wheaton, Ann Arbor-based member in Dykema’s Litigation Department and Leader of the firm’s Appellate practice, has been chosen to serve on Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society’s Board of Directors. Wheaton accepted the role at the Historical Society’s Annual Membership Luncheon April 20 at the Detroit Athletic Club. She will serve a two year term, effective immediately ...

Dykema | April 2017
Michigan, USA

Sheryl Toby, metro Detroit-based member of Dykema’s Business Services Department, was recently asked by the United States Department of Commerce (USDOC) to give a cross-cultural educational business presentation to a group of Pakistani business leaders through its Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) Supply Chain for Pakistan program. Toby’s presentation, titled “Introduction to Automotive Supply Chain,” was given on March 30, 2017, in Ann Arbor ...

Dykema | March 2017
Michigan, USA

Texans who have had money or property taken by law enforcement now have a new tool to help them get their belongings back. Texas Appleseed, a public interest justice center, today launches a new online toolkit, Defending Against a Civil Asset Forfeiture Case ...

Dykema | March 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Kathleen Campbell Walker, El Paso-based member and leader of Dykema’s Immigration Team, has been recognized in Chambers Global 2017. Walker was ranked in Band 1, the highest band rating possible, and is one of only 11 lawyers in the United States awarded this ranking for expertise in business immigration ...

Dykema | March 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 11 of its Texas-based attorneys have been named 2017 Rising Stars in the Texas edition of Super Lawyers Magazine. Additionally, Alison Ashmore and Zachary Hoard were both recognized on the “Up-and-Coming 100: 2017 Texas Rising Stars” lists. Ashmore also received recognition on the “Up-and-Coming 50: 2017 Women Texas Rising Stars” lists ...

Dykema | March 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of IP veteran Van Lindberg to its Intellectual Property group in the firm’s San Antonio office. Lindberg will be focusing his practice on the intersection of technology and law. Lindberg was most recently Vice President of Intellectual Property at Rackspace, where he led Rackspace’s vigorous defense against patent trolls and worked to end patent law abuse ...

Dykema | March 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Timothy D. Kelly, Minneapolis-based senior counsel in the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group, has been named a BTI Client Service All-Star for 2017, an honor bestowed upon just 319 attorneys. He earned this recognition after being identified by leading general counsel and legal decision makers for outperforming other attorneys. Kelly is just one of eight attorneys recognized in the state of Minnesota ...

Dykema | February 2017
Michigan, USA

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled in favor of Dykema pro bono client Ehlena Fry in her lawsuit against the Napoleon, Michigan Community Schools. In ruling that Fry, a 13-year-old with cerebral palsy, may sue for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) without first exhausting administrative proceedings, the Court removes significant and time-consuming legal hurdles for disabled children who are victims of discrimination in their education systems ...

Dykema | February 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema announced today that Eduardo “Eddy” Espinosa, Dallas-based member of the firm’s Business Services Department, was elected to the Board of Directors for the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation. He is serving a two-year term that concludes on December 31, 2018. The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to the advancement of Hispanics in the legal profession ...

Dykema | February 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Sandra Cotter, Director of the Firm’s Regulated Industries Department and Leader of its Government Policy & Practice group, was elected to the Michigan Chamber Foundation Board of Directors ...

Dykema | February 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema announced today that Jeana R. Long, McAllen-based attorney in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice group, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley. Founded in 1983, the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley is a champion to those organizations who focus on making food accessible to the Rio Grande Valley, including Hidalgo, Willacy and Cameron Counties ...

Dykema | February 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Eric T. Fingerhut and Jennifer Fraser, Washington, D.C.-based members in Dykema’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, were each ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000 2017). Both Fingerhut and Fraser, as well as Dykema, received recognition in the United States: DC Metro Area category. This marks the sixth-consecutive year that both Fingerhut and Fraser have been recognized as top practitioners ...

Dykema | February 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of government contracts attorneys John C. Dulske and Bryan L. Kost to its Government Policy & Practice Group in the firm’s San Antonio office. John comes to Dykema from his own firm, Dulske & Gluys in San Antonio, which he formed in 2002 with Joan K. F. Gluys ...

Dykema | January 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Allan Gabriel, Jeff Huron and Derek Whitefield, each from the firm’s Los Angeles office, were named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list by Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine. The Super Lawyers designation, conferred upon the most respected legal practitioners in the state, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement ...

Dykema | January 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that its Executive Board elected six new members to the firm effective January 1, 2017. Dykema’s new partners, and descriptions of their practices, are listed below. Jennifer Boueri Chilson is a member of Dykema’s Business Litigation Practice Group and is based in the firm’s Detroit office. Her practice focuses on business, commercial, and contract litigation ...

Dykema | January 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that a total of 18 attorneys from the firm’s Chicago and Lisle offices, and from multiple practice areas, were named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Additionally, two of the firm’s Illinois-based attorneys were named to the 2017 Illinois Rising Stars list as well ...

Dykema | January 2017
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Bryan J. Johnson to its Litigation Department as a member in the firm’s Chicago office. Prior to joining Dykema, Johnson practiced in the Chicago office of Cozen O’Connor (formerly Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP). In his practice, Johnson helps businesses resolve disputes with a focus on complex commercial, professional liability, construction and employment litigation matters ...

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