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Ten Dykema Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2020

November 25, 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Benchmark Litigation 2020 named the firm as a "Highly Recommended" law firm for litigation in the state of Michigan as well as a "Recommended" firm for Labor and Employment in the state of Michigan. In addition, Benchmark Litigation 2020 also ranked 10 Dykema attorneys within a variety of lists, including "Local Litigation Stars,” "Future Stars," "40 & Under Hot List" and "Labor & Employment Stars."

Benchmark Litigation is a publication that focuses 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 "40 & Under Hot List" recognizes practitioners who are among the top young talent in their respective litigation communities in the U.S. & Canada.

The Dykema attorneys and the ranking(s) for which they are listed are:

  • Laura C. Baucus – Future Star
  • Lisa A. Brown – Future Star
  • Tamara A. Bush – Future Star
  • Michael R. Carey – 40 & Under Hot List 2019
  • Michael P. CooneyLocal Litigation Star
  • James P. FeeneyLocal Litigation Star
  • Dennis M. HaffeyLocal Litigation Star; Labor & Employment Star
  • Peter M. Kellett  – Local Litigation Star
  • Rosa M. Tumialán – Future Star
  • Derek S. WhitefieldLocal Litigation Star

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.