Awards & Recognition

Dykema and its practitioners are regularly recognized as industry leaders by corporate board members, preeminent legal referral sources, leading industry publications and peers. Recent examples of these distinctions are highlighted below.

  • Chambers USA

    Dykema was recognized by the 2016 edition of Chambers USA in the areas of Product Liability & Mass Torts, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Immigration, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate. The firm also received 21 individual attorney rankings, including one global attorney ranking and two national attorney rankings.

    Chambers USA, 2016
  • Benchmark Litigation

    The 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation listed Dykema as a “Highly Recommended” firm for the state of Michigan, and recognized six of the firm’s attorneys as “Local Litigation Stars” and four attorneys as “Future Stars”.

    Benchmark Litigation, 2017
  • The Legal 500 United States

    The firm was ranked by The Legal 500 United States 2016 in the area of dispute resolution - product liability, mass tort and class action: automotive/transport.

    The Legal 500 United States, 2016
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers

    Dykema was ranked in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey, and received 16 National Awards and 139 Metro Awards.

    The 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America recognized 115 Dykema lawyers in Michigan, Texas, Illinois and Minnesota.

    U.S. News – Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyers

    Super Lawyers magazine named 136 Dykema attorneys as 2016 “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” throughout Michigan, Texas, Illinois, California, Minnesota and Washington, D.C.

    SuperLawyers, 2016
  • Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index

    Since 2014, Dykema has earned a top score of 100 percent in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. 

    Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, 2014 – 2017
  • MultiCultural Law

    Dykema was named to MultiCultural Law magazine’s list of “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” for six consecutive years.

    MultiCultural Law, 2006 – 2012
  • The American Lawyer

    In 2016, The American Lawyer ranked Dykema as one of the top law firms for our comprehensive pro bono efforts.

    The American Lawyer, 2016
  • Legal Aid and Defender Association's Pro Bono Award

    Dykema was named 2016 “Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year” by the Legal Aid and Defender Association.

    Legal Aid and Defender Association, 2016
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section's National Public Service Award 

    The firm was honored as the recipient of the 2011 National Public Service Award by the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section, which recognizes significant pro bono legal contributions.

    American Bar Association Business Law Section, 2011
  • National Legal Aid & Defender Association's Beacon of Justice Award

    Dykema was a recipient of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association's Beacon of Justice Award in 2010, which recognized the firm’s commitment to pro bono representation in the area of immigration.

    National Legal Aid & Defender Association, 2010