Duly Noted

Dykema nationally ranked in 16 practice areas by Best Lawyers



Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm was nationally ranked in 16 practice areas in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, as well as receiving a total of 139 metropolitan rankings representing various areas of law.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a “Best Law Firms” ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed among the 2017 Best Lawyers in America for that particular practice area and metropolitan area.

Practices are ranked and classified in three different tier levels in both national and metropolitan categories. Dykema’s recognized practices in National Tier 1 are: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation - Real Estate; and Real Estate Law.

National Tier 2 rankings Dykema received are in Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Insurance Law; and Litigation - Tax.

National Tier 3 were for Construction Law, Environmental Law, Litigation - ERISA; Litigation - Labor and Employment; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; and Tax Law.

Among many other top local rankings in such offices as Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, and Dallas, Tex., the Dykema Grand Rapids office was ranked Metropolitan Tier 1 in: Corporate Law;  Litigation - Environmental;  Litigation - First Amendment; and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants.

The Grand Rapids office received Metropolitan Tier Two rankings in:? Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; DUI/DWI Defense; Employment law - Management; Environmental Law; Family Law; and Litigation - Real Estate.

Its Metropolitan Tier 3 rankings were in: Litigation - Labor & Employment; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants; and Real Estate Law.

Dykema serves business entities worldwide on a wide range of complex legal issues. To learn more, visit www.dykema.com.