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Dickinson Wright PLLC

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Litigation powerhouse advising well-known corporate clients from a diverse range of industries including retail, financial services and construction. Areas of particular strength include class actions, personal injury cases and disputes relating to the protection of confidential business information. Adept at handling dealer, distribution and franchise litigation. Also highly active in taking on government-related cases, and is capable of handling IP disputes.

Strengths

One source comments: "It's a very good firm with an excellent litigation department which is very good at client outreach. They're very organized."

Another adds: "The firm is fine-detail oriented, highly technical and exceptional at risk management and litigation."

A client notes: "The serviceis fantastic and efficient."

Work highlights

Represented Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in claims brought by Trinity-Health Michigan to recover $30 million in fees.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Quick is a highly experienced commercial litigator who regularly acts for both individuals and corporations. His broad practice includes IP litigation and shareholder disputes.
"He is very sharp and picks up on things quickly." "He is well respected."

Troy-based Edward Pappas is an experienced litigation with particular expertise in real estate, energy and insurance matters. He is increasingly noted for his work in arbitration and mediation.
"He's an excellent lawyer who is very well known in Michigan." "He has a wonderful reputation as a litigator and wrote the book on business torts."

Thomas McNeill remains a highly respected figure with many years' experience handling a wide variety of commercial litigation. He is well versed in contentious matters arising in the automotive sector and is also well known for his arbitration practice.
"He is a very capable lawyer." "He is a very fine lawyer, who is detail-oriented and makes his points clear."

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Overview

The Dickinson Wright trial litigation practice includes more than 155 lawyers practicing in over 40 sub-specialties, literally ranging from A to Z (antitrust to zoning).

The major areas of our litigation practice include antitrust, appellate, automotive, class action defense, construction, real estate and environmental, insurance and ERISA litigation, intellectual property and trade secrets, labor and employment litigation, music, sports and entertainment, and product liability and personal injury.

Our excellence in litigation, alternative dispute resolution and litigation avoidance counseling is reflected by the following:

Our reputation for courtroom excellence is reflected in the fact that 14 former Dickinson Wright litigation partners presently serve as judicial officers, including three (out of seven) Justices of the Michigan Supreme Court.

Our partners have taught trial advocacy skills at five law schools (including the University of Michigan), the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, the Michigan Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the Douglas Hillman Institute.

Our lawyers have served as editors and authors of the leading litigation treatises and texts published in Michigan, including Michigan Business Torts, Michigan Civil Procedure, Michigan Causes of Action Formbook, Michigan Statute of Limitations, Michigan Law of Damages, Introducing Evidence at Trial and Trade Secrets: Protection and Remedies.

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Private Clients/Individuals

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Utilities

Litigation

Dickinson Wright PLLC

firm
Location

500 Woodward Avenue

Suite 4000

Detroit

Michigan

USA

MI 48226-3425

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Michigan

Litigation: General Commercial


Daniel D Quick
Band 2
Edward H Pappas
Senior Statespeople
Thomas G McNeill
Band 1