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10 Dykema Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation

Dykema Listed as a "Highly Recommended" Firm

October 26, 2017

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Benchmark Litigation 2018 named the firm as one of only six "Highly Recommended" firms for litigation in the state of Michigan. Benchmark Litigation also named six of Dykema's attorneys “local litigation stars,” as well as listing four of the firm's attorneys as “future stars.”

Benchmark Litigation is the only publication to focus exclusively on U.S. litigation. The list of “local litigation stars” for each state reflects only those individuals who were recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers. The list of “future stars” in each state reflects those partners who were consistently referenced by peers and clients as litigators who are likely to be become “local litigation stars” in coming editions of the guide.

The Dykema attorneys named “local litigation stars” and the offices where they reside are:

  • Michael P. Cooney – Detroit 
  • Samuel C. Damren – Detroit
  • James P. Feeney – Bloomfield Hills 
  • Dennis M. Haffey – Bloomfield Hills
  • Peter M. Kellett  – Detroit
  • Derek S. Whitefield – Los Angeles

The Dykema attorneys named “future stars” and the offices where they reside are:

  • Laura C. Baucus – Bloomfield Hills
  • Lisa A. Brown – Detroit 
  • Tamara A. Bush – Los Angeles 
  • Rosa M. Tumialán – Chicago 

About Benchmark Litigation

Originally published in 2008, Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys. It is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the country. The results of Benchmark LitigationBenchmark Canada, and Benchmark Plaintiff stem from the culmination of a six-month research period where our researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. During these interviews, researchers examine recent casework handled by law firms and ask individual litigators to offer their professional opinions on peers.