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Profile - Todd Dickinson

For more than 25 years, Todd Dickinson has handled complex litigation matters involving multiple parties and technical experts. Specializing in civil litigation in the areas of partner/shareholder disputes, intellectual property, and environmental law, he frequently works in conjunction with co-counsel in other states and other areas of expertise with continued success in a wide variety of cases.

Education

  • University of Michigan (B.A. with honors 1975)
  • Wayne State University (J.D., 1979)
  • Law Clerk to Judge James Harvey (U.S. District Court, Eastern District of
    Michigan 1980-1981)

Professional Activities/Memberships

  • Grand Rapids Bar Association: http://www.grbar.org
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Admitted in:
  • All state courts in Michigan
  • All federal courts in Michigan
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Chairperson of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan (2003-2004); Council member ex officio (2004 – present).

Reported Cases

  • Freedman Seating Co. v. American Seating Co., 420 F.3d 1350, 76 U.S.P.Q.2d 1001 (Fed.Cir.(Cal.), Aug 11, 2005)(NO. 04-1216, 04-1248
  • City of Kalamazoo v. Michigan Disposal Service, 151 F.Supp.2d 913 (W.D.Mich., Apr 30, 2001)(NO. 1:99-CV-338)
  • Foundation for Interior Design Educ. Research v. Savannah College of Art & Design, 244 F.3d 521, 2001-1 Trade Cases P 73,212, 152 Ed. Law Rep. 38, 2001 Fed.App. 0084P (6th Cir.(Mich.), Mar 27, 2001)(NO. 99-2122)
  • City of Kalamazoo v. Michigan Disposal Service Corp., 125 F.Supp.2d 219 (W.D.Mich., Dec 20, 2000)(NO. 1:99 CV 338)
  • Charter Tp. of Oshtemo v. American Cyanamid Co., 910 F.Supp. 332, 26 Envtl. L. Rep. 20,949 (W.D.Mich., May 03, 1995)(NO. 1:92:CV:843)
  • U.S. Fidelity and Guar. Co. v. Thomas Solvent Co., 955 F.2d 1085 (6th Cir.(Mich.), Feb 04, 1992)(NO. 91-1013, 91-1017, 91-1020, 91-1014, 91-1018, 91-1021, 91-1015, 91-1016, 91-1022)
  • U.S. Fidelity and Guar. Co. v. Thomas Solvent Co., 132 F.R.D. 660 (W.D.Mich., Oct 30, 1990)(NO. 4:85-CV-415)
  • McCarty v. Sisters of Mercy Health Corp., 176 Mich.App. 593, 440 N.W.2d 417 (Mich.App., Apr 18, 1989)(NO. 105691)

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