Department profile submitted by Dickinson Wright PLLC
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.