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Bonnie Mayfield Named International Association of Defense Counsel Vice Chair of Diversity Initiatives

August 20, 2014

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Bonnie Mayfield, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was named Vice Chair of Diversity Initiatives for the Diversity Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).  

Mayfield has been a longstanding member of the IADC, which is dedicated to actively increasing the participation and involvement of diverse attorneys in the organization through membership strategies and professional programming that identifies the strength that inclusion and diversity bring to the practice of law.    

“I am excited about being Vice Chair of Diversity Initiatives,” said Mayfield. “I am looking forward to continuing my work on the Diversity Committee and discussing the initiatives I have in mind with our committee members. Legal organizations and our legal community, as a whole, must continue striving for diversity and inclusion.”  

Mayfield, who is a well-known trial and appellate lawyer, has won an impressive series of victories for various clients. She represents clients in labor and employment, product liability, and commercial matters. Mayfield also is a member of Dykema’s newly launched National Trial Team, a group of experienced trial lawyers who have taken over 650 cases, in all areas of legal practice, to verdict. She also organized a client/trial team that received recognition for its diversity and inclusiveness.

Mayfield received her B.A. from Dillard University and her J.D. from New York University School of Law.