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Dykema | July 2019
Illinois, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Robert D. Leavitt to its Financial Industry Group and Business Services Department as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Chicago office. He has experience practicing in-house, including time with Citibank, as well as with private firms, most recently Johnson and Colmar in Bannockburn, Ill ...

Dykema | July 2019
Michigan, USA

Robert P. Tiplady and Marie R. Deveney, Ann Arbor-based members of the Dykema’s Estate Planning & Administration practice, were recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers High Net Worth Guide (Chambers HNW) in the area Private Wealth Law in the State of Michigan. Tiplady has been included in the publication each year since its launch in 2016, while Deveney has now been recognized two consecutive years ...

Dykema | July 2019
Minnesota, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Michael Carey and Kristina Kaluza, both from the firm's Minneapolis office, have each been recognized as 2019 "Rising Stars" in the Minnesota edition of Super Lawyers. The "Rising Stars" designation by Super Lawyers are for those up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age or younger and have practiced law for 10 years or less. No more than 2 ...

Dykema | June 2019
California, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, represented the Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter and Associated General Contractors of America Apprenticeship Program Trust (AGC) in securing a preliminary injunction in the Superior Court of California, San Diego County, precluding the City from applying conditions disallowed by a San Diego Ordinance ...

Dykema | June 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that its Taxation Practice Group has launched the Dykema Opportunity Zone Resource Center (“OZ Center”) to help its clients and interested parties better understand the rules for investing in qualified opportunity zones, which offer a number of tax incentives to investors. The qualified opportunity zones incentives program may be the hottest topic in the real estate and investing industries. The 2017 Tax Act (Pub. L. No ...

Dykema | June 2019
Texas, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Timothy J. McCarthy to its Commercial Litigation Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Dallas office. He joins Dykema after two decades of practicing at various firms in New York City, including Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, White & Case, and most recently, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP ...

Dykema | June 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema's Insurance Industry Group has announced the launch of Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments, a blog providing thoughtful and concise analysis of emerging issues in the insurance industry. The Blog provides a broad discussion of issues of interest to professionals engaged in the insurance industry who are eager to stay abreast of legal developments ...

Dykema | June 2019
California, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, represented Kia Motors America Inc. and Kia Motors Corp. in its Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals class action settlement victory on June 6, 2019. In July 2018, the Court granted Dykema’s petition for en banc review of a three-judge panel's split controversial decision, throwing out the nationwide class-action settlement claiming that fuel efficiency estimates in advertisements and car window stickers for certain vehicle models were overstated ...

Dykema | June 2019
Illinois, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that it served as legal counsel to McDonald’s in the sale of the company’s former corporate world headquarters, an 80-acre site located in Oak Brook, Ill. The property, which featured a 331,630-square-foot headquarters building, a 130,484-square-foot building (Hamburger University) and a 218-room Hyatt hotel, was sold to John Paul DeJoria, CEO and co-founder of Paul Mitchell hair care products ...

Dykema | June 2019
Texas, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm in dental services, is proud to announce that its Dental Service Organizations (DSO) Industry Group provided legal representation to Bain Capital Double Impact, the impact investing business of Bain Capital, in its investment in Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics, a premier group-practice provider of specialty dental services to families throughout the state of Texas ...

Dykema | June 2019
California, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that four of its Los Angeles-based attorneys have been named 2019 Rising Stars in the Southern California edition of Super Lawyers. The Rising Star list is the result of an exhaustive, multi-phase selection process that mirrors the patented methodology used to assemble the Super Lawyers list. Attorneys designated as Rising Stars are up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age or younger and have practiced law for 10 years or less ...

Dykema | June 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Eric S. Klein, a member in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, has been appointed as Leader of Dykema’s Health Care Practice Group ...

Dykema | May 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm’s Automotive Product Liability Litigation and Automotive Litigation practices have been ranked by the Legal 500 United States 2019 (The Legal 500) as some of the best Automotive Industry-related legal practices in the nation. In addition to the practice rankings, nine of Dykema's Automotive Industry Group attorneys received individual recognition, including Terri Reiskin and Derek Whitefield being named “Leading Lawyers ...

Dykema | May 2019
Illinois, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Lauren E. Quigley to its Corporate Finance Practice Group as a senior counsel in the firm’s Chicago office. Quigley, who previously worked as an associate with Dykema in 2013-2014, rejoins the firm after practicing at Buckley Sandler LLP ...

Dykema | May 2019
Illinois, USA

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 ...

Dykema | May 2019
Michigan, USA

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 ...

Dykema | May 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that on April 29, 2019, its client Specialty Auto Parts USA, Inc. prevailed over Holley Performance Products, Inc. in a significant appellate victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. The Sixth Circuit’s 15-page opinion will require Holley Performance Products, which was acquired by Sentinel Capital Partners in October 2018, to answer serious allegations of wrongful conduct in its prior dealings with Specialty ...

Dykema | April 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Kyle R. Dufrane, Detroit-based member in the Firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, has been reappointed by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the State’s Military Appeals Tribunal for a term that expires in April 2023. Dufrane has now been appointed by Governors from both major political parties, with his first appointment to the Tribunal coming from Governor Rick Snyder in 2011 ...

Dykema | April 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Lawyers of Color named the Firm one of its Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Leaders. As published in the Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools & Firms, Dykema is ranked 38th amongst large law firms with 4.85 percent black attorneys. According to Lawyers of Color, the D&I Leader designation is presented to law firms with a black attorney percentage of 3 ...

Dykema | April 2019
Michigan, USA

Robert A. Boonin, Detroit- and Ann Arbor–based member in Dykema’s Labor & Employment Practice Group and co-founder of the Wage and Hour Defense Institute, was the subject of a Society for Human Resource Management blog, “#SHRM19 Interview with Robert Boonin, Esq., Wage and Hour Geek & Guru,” publicizing his forthcoming presentation on wage and hour compliance for employers set for June 24 in Las Vegas ...

Dykema | April 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 17 attorneys from multiple offices and practice areas received individual rankings and 10 practice areas have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide. Published annually, Chambers has been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now covers 185 jurisdictions throughout the world ...

Dykema | April 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that it served as outside legal counsel for Atar Capital, a Los Angeles-based global private investment firm (Atar), in its acquisition of Sustainable Solutions Group (SSG) through Atar’s portfolio company, Recycling and Waste Solutions (RWS). The transaction marks the third acquisition for which Dykema has assisted Atar in the past six months ...

Dykema | April 2019
Texas, USA

Dykema is proud to announce that David West, San Antonio-based Member in Dykema’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, has earned a Lexology Content Marketing Award for Q1 2019 ...

Dykema | April 2019
D.C., USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that five attorneys from the firm’s Washington, D.C., office, and from multiple practice areas, were named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list by Washington D.C. Super Lawyers Magazine. The Super Lawyers designation, conferred upon the most respected legal practitioners in a region, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement ...

Dykema | April 2019
Michigan, USA

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is pleased to announce that Dallas-based attorneys Alison Ashmore, Jeff Fine and Chris Kratovil are listed as “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” in a special editorial feature in the May 2019 issue of D Magazine. 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 ...

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