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Dykema Litigation Attorney James Feeney Named 2013 Client Service All-Star

February 20, 2013

Dykema is proud to announce that James P. Feeney, a member in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills, Michigan office and a litigation attorney of national renown, has been named toThe 2013 BTI Client Service All-Star Team. This honor, conferred upon a select group of 307 attorneys representing 194 law firms in North America and Europe, recognizes legal practitioners who are considered by their clients – corporate counsel at the largest companies – to provide unsurpassed client service, responsiveness and accessibility.

This is the 12th year that BTI Consulting Group, a consulting firm that provides strategic research for law firms and General Counsel, has identified its Client Service All-Star Team. This annual survey is an independent and unbiased report that draws upon unprompted candid feedback from more than 240 corporate counsel from Global 500, Fortune 1000 and top-spending organizations across 15 industry groups. The research methodology consisted of one-on-one telephone interviews in which BTI researchers solicited direct feedback on a variety of measures that contribute to client service excellence.  Among these: client focus, exceptional understanding of the client’s business, outsized value and outstanding results.

Peter M. Kellett, Dykema’s Chairman and CEO, said, “We congratulate our colleague and friend, Jim Feeney, for this terrific and well deserved honor. Jim’s dedication to relentlessly excellent client service sets a great example and is a source of pride for all of us at the Firm.”

Feeney has practiced law for nearly four decades, participating in more than 1500 cases, 70 of which he has tried to verdict. His experience includes trials of high-stakes matters for the automotive industry, financial institutions, media companies, real estate developers, equipment leasing companies and insurance corporations. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Sustaining Member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, an Advocate on the American Board of Trial Advocates and has been recognized for the past seven years in The Best Lawyers in America® for Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation. Earlier this year, Best Lawyers named Feeney Lawyer of the Year in Michigan for Product Liability Defense. 

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