Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. Dickinson Wright Attorney Michael Hammer Named a “2018 Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

    ANN ARBOR, Mich., February 15, 2018 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Michael C. Hammer has been named a “2018 Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

    Mr. Hammer is a Member of the firm’s Management Group and is based in the firm’s Ann Arbor office. His clients rely on him to provide sound business advice across a broad range of areas, including outside general counsel services, contract negotiations and commercial disputes, financial restructurings, bankruptcy, distressed acquisitions and sales, and wealth-protection solutions. His broad experience ranges from negotiating contracts relating to electric and autonomous vehicle manufacturers and litigating automotive disputes (stop-ship cases, termination claims, and tooling and warranty disputes) to counseling, negotiating and litigating rights and interests for all types of businesses including mining, real estate, oil and gas, telecommunications, gaming and health care. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Oakland University’s Soundings Series to present ‘Nuts and Bolts,’ a hands-on writing workshop

    Oakland University’s popular Soundings Series will return on Wednesday, March 7 with a hands-on writing workshop led by three successful and publicly engaged OU faculty members who will be sharing tips and tricks for crafting Tweets, composing short pieces for blogs and creating soundbites about your work.

    “Audio and video recording technologies can be useful to professors and scholars who want to share and promote their work beyond OU, and videos or recorded soundbites can now be easily shared online, linked on a website, or posted to sites like Facebook and Twitter,” said Crystal VanKooten, assistant professor of writing and rhetoric. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Open House and Acting Workshop

    Fall in L❤VE with acting!
    This month, we bring you a special Introduction to Acting Workshop/Seminar for folks who are new to acting, or have been curious about acting, but need more information. It’s part of our special Double Feature: Open House and Acting Workshop. Go to our website to RSVP

  4. Certified Treasury Professional Exam Prep

    Distinguish yourself as a treasury expert and invest in your professional future. Enroll in the Walsh College AFP Treasury Learning System™ course to prepare for the CTP® exam.

    Walsh College is now offering a Certified Treasury Professional® (CTP) exam preparation course at the Troy campus beginning March 6. This unique classroom-based program is the only one of its kind in Michigan taught with the official AFP Treasury Learning System™.

    Twelve weekly classes begin Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Walsh College Troy Campus.

    Don’t miss out on the Early Bird Discount! Check the website.

    Contact Cindy Rush at 248-823-1238 or

    Read more and register at

  5. Walsh College Offers CMA Prep Courses

    Troy, Michigan, Feb. 13, 2018 – Walsh College will offer part two of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) exam preparation course beginning Feb. 27 thru Apr. 17 at the Troy campus.

    The course, which is offered weekly on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m., is designed to assist accounting students in preparing for the CMA exam. The CMA designation is granted by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and signifies a mastery of principles and practice for corporate accountants and corporate finance professionals. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Dickinson Wright Attorney Timothy Howlett Receives the 2018 Distinguished Service Award

    DETROIT, Mich., February 13, 2018 – Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Timothy H. Howlett received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award during the State Bar of Michigan’s Labor and Employment Law Section Mid-Winter Meeting on February 9, 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Leadership Oakland Teams Up with High-Achieving Millennials to Discuss the Next Generation of Leadership

    Forget the millennial stereotype as Leadership Oakland and some of the region’s brightest professionals discuss “what’s next” as a new and different generation of leaders emerge. What does it mean for the future of our region? And are high-achieving millennials really all that different from previous generations? Read the rest of this entry »

  8. OCC K-9 Program Prepares Handlers and Dogs for Partnerships That Protect Public

    OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – February 12, 2018 –To protect and serve is a phrase made famous with officers in training. For the more than 200 canines and their handlers who have graduated through Oakland Community College’s (OCC) K-9 program, it is the aim and purpose of their training and profession. Whether seeking out narcotics, locating missing people, or finding crime scene evidence, these highly trained teams work in seamless partnership fighting crime and protecting our community. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Oakland University Board promotes two to rank of Distinguished Professor

    Upon recommendation by the Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James P. Lentini, and with support of President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, the Oakland University Board of Trustees unanimously approved the request to appoint Frank Giblin, Ph.D. and Terri L. Orbuch Ph.D. to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the formal February meeting. The appointments are effective August 15, 2018.

    “Oakland University is blessed with an internationally recognized faculty, many of whom are at the top of their fields in making discoveries that having a positive impact on the lives of people everywhere,” said Dr. Lentini. “The title of Distinguished Professor is the highest honor bestowed on a faculty member who is recognized as being among the leaders in their disciplines.  Dr. Giblin and Dr. Orbuch are most deserving of the honor.” Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Walsh College Celebrates 110th Commencement

    At Walsh College, commencement ceremonies are an important ritual–a time to acknowledge the extraordinary hard work and academic and professional achievement that our students have accomplished. The 2018 Winter Commencement ceremony–held on Jan. 27 at Zion Christian Church in Troy, Michigan–was a great success, thanks in large part to the words and wisdom of keynote speaker, Brigadier General John D. Slocum. Read the rest of this entry »


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