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 2018 edition of Chambers USA in the areas of Product Liability & Mass Torts, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate. The firm received 15 individual rankings, including one national attorney ranking.

    Chambers USA, 2018
  • 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 2018 in the areas of Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Automotive/Transport; Transport: Rail and Road – Litigation; and Immigration. In addition to the practice rankings, seven attorneys received individual recognition.

    The Legal 500 United States, 2018
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers

    Dykema was ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey, and received 13 National Awards and 123 Metro Awards.

    The 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America recognized 110 Dykema lawyers throughout Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Texas.

    U.S. News – Best Lawyers, 2018
  • BTI Consulting Group

    Dykema was recognized as a Top 100 leader in client service in the BTI Client Service A-Team 2018 survey. BTI Consulting named Dykema a Litigation Powerhouse in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2018 report in the following areas: Class Actions, Complex Employment, Everyday Employment, Product Liability, Complex Commercial and Everyday Commercial. Dykema was also named in BTI’s Most Recommended Law Firms 2017 for the third-consecutive year.

    BTI Consulting Group, 2017/2018
  • Super Lawyers

    Super Lawyers magazine named 135 Dykema attorneys as 2017 “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” throughout California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas and Washington, D.C.

    Super Lawyers, 2017
  • The American Lawyer's "Diversity Scorecard"

    In 2018, Dykema was recognized as a top U.S. firm for diversity in The American Lawyer’s annual “Diversity Scorecard” report. With a Diversity Score of 25.9, Dykema ranked 96th out of all Am Law 200 and National Law Journal 250 law firms, up 21 spots from the firm’s previous ranking.

    The American Lawyer's "Diversity Scorecard", 2018
  • Law360's "The Best Firms for Minority Attorneys" Report
    The firm ranked as a Top 10 U.S. firm in Law360’s “The Best Firms For Minority Attorneys” report. Dykema was listed as the eighth-best U.S. firm in the 300-599 lawyer category when it comes to the racial and ethnic minority diversity of its attorneys.

    Law 360’s"The Best Firms for Minority Attorneys" Report, 2018
  • 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 – 2018
  • 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