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Dykema Nationally Ranked in 27 Practice Areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

November 3, 2014

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm was nationally ranked in 27 practice areas in the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, as well as receiving a total of 100 metropolitan rankings representing various areas of law.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a “Best Law Firms” ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed among the 2015 Best Lawyers in America for that particular practice area and metro.

Practices are ranked and classified in three different tier levels in both national and metropolitan categories. Dykema’s recognized practices are listed below.

NATIONAL TIER 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law

NATIONAL TIER 2

Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation - Labor & Employment

NATIONAL TIER 3

Construction Law
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation - Securities
Litigation - Tax
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

METROPOLITAN TIER 1

Ann Arbor

Commercial Litigation
Employment Law - Management
Health Care Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
Litigation - Municipal
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Trusts & Estates Law

Chicago

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Real Estate Law

Detroit

Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law - Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Securities
Litigation - Tax
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Mediation
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Grand Rapids

Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - First Amendment
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Tax
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Lansing

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Arbitration
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Energy Law
Gaming Law
Government Relations Practice
Litigation - Banking & Finance

Los Angeles

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Minneapolis

Litigation - Real Estate

METROPOLITAN TIER 2

Chicago

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Insurance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Dallas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law

Detroit

Antitrust Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Information Technology Law
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Public Finance Law

Grand Rapids

Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
DUI/DWI Defense
Employment Law - Management
Family Law
Litigation - Real Estate

Lansing

Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Insurance Law
Natural Resources Law
Public Finance Law

Los Angeles

Commercial Litigation

Minneapolis

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking & Finance

METROPOLITAN TIER 3

Grand Rapids

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants