Michael Best & Friedrich LLP: Erin Dickinson Joins Michael Best’s Litigation Team

Jennifer R. Rupkey

Director, Client Development

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Milwaukee, WI (March 28, 2006) – The Litigation Practice Group of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is pleased to announce that Erin Dickinson has joined the Milwaukee office as a litigation associate. Ms. Dickinson is a trial attorney and has handled a wide variety of complex civil litigation and appellate matters, including health care litigation and medical malpractice defense, products liability, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, general commercial litigation, intellectual property and toxic tort litigation. Additionally, she has experience representing health care providers before various licensing boards and administrative agencies. Ms. Dickinson has worked in all aspects of trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts and has successfully defended cases to jury verdict. Prior to joining Michael Best, Ms. Dickinson practiced with the law firm of Germer, Gertz, Beaman and Brown, LLP in Austin, Texas.

Ms. Dickinson serves on the Boards of the American Lung Association and Travis County Women Lawyer’s Association and is a member of a number of Bar Associations, as well as the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association. She is a graduate of University of Texas Law School (J.D., 2000) and received her undergraduate degree, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1996. Ms. Dickinson is licensed to practice in Wisconsin, Texas and Missouri.

About Michael Best

Founded in 1848, Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading Midwestern law firm. The firm has more than 250 attorneys in six office locations, including Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; Chicago, Illinois and Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. The firm provides a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis. The firm’s main areas of practice are intellectual property and intellectual property litigation; corporate, health care, labor & employment, land & resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, tax, and wealth planning.

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