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Dykema Ranks In U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"

September 15, 2010


Dykema, a leading national law firm, announces that it has been ranked in 29 practice areas in the just released 2010 U.S. News –Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings. U.S. News Media Group, the nation's leading source of rankings and service journalism, and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have completed their ranking of the top law firms in the United States. This is the first year that the U.S. signature series will include rankings of law firms.

Reputational survey responses were combined with the evaluations of individual lawyers in the most recent Best Lawyers survey of leading lawyers to rank the firms. Hard numbers were also used to develop the practice area rankings — data regarding the numbers of lawyers and their previous experience, numbers of clients within different billing ranges, numbers of transactions and litigation matters at different dollar levels; pro-bono commitment, diversity, and other objective data.

Dykema was nationally ranked in Labor Law-Management, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, Corporate Law and General Commercial Litigation. The firm also ranked in the top tier in 26 legal specialties in five Metropolitan areas:

Administrative Law/Regulatory Law Immigration Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution Insurance Law
Antitrust Law Intellectual Property Law
Banking and Finance Law Labor-Law Management
Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights/
Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Corporate Law Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law nonprofit/Charities Law
Employment Law-Management Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants
Energy Law Product Liability Litigation-Defendants
Environmental Law Real Estate Law
General Commercial Litigation Securities/Capital Markets Law
Government Relations Practice Tax Law
Health Care Practice Trust & Estates Law

Dykema was also recognized in two Metropolitan areas in the areas of Gaming, Information Technology, and Public Finance.