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When clients engage Dean & Fulkerson, they know they are in the hands of attorneys who are reliable counselors, knowledgeable risk assessors, zealous advocates and prudent business people.

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When clients engage Dean & Fulkerson, they know they are in the hands of attorneys who are reliable counselors, knowledgeable risk assessors, zealous advocates and prudent business people.

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When clients engage Dean & Fulkerson, they know they are in the hands of attorneys who are reliable counselors, knowledgeable risk assessors, zealous advocates and prudent business people.

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When clients engage Dean & Fulkerson, they know they are in the hands of attorneys who are reliable counselors, knowledgeable risk assessors, zealous advocates and prudent business people.

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DEAN & FULKERSON

Dean & Fulkerson is a business law firm located in Troy, Michigan. It was formed in 1988 through the merger of two established law firms to serve the business, professional and personal needs of its clients.

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WHY CLIENTS TRUST US

EXPERIENCE

Dean & Fulkerson is a unique law firm in that a majority of our attorneys have many years of both legal experience and, as firm shareholders, business ownership experience. This combination of legal and business expertise is invaluable to our clients who not only receive expert legal advice but business counseling as well. At Dean & Fulkerson, you will always have an experienced partner working on your matter, from start to finish. Your legal services needs will not be assigned to inexperienced, unsupervised associates, who generally have a higher learning curve and require supervision and training. This means that your matter is handled quickly, efficiently and economically.

VALUE

Dean & Fulkerson’s billing rates are very competitive compared to other firms in the Detroit metropolitan area. Our depth of experience also enhances the value of our services because we can quickly identify and resolve legal problems. We also work with our clients to ensure that the legal effort expended is justified by the anticipated value to the client.

LOCAL, NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL CLIENTELE

We have experience representing local, privately-held companies as well as large, U.S.-based multinational companies. We also represent the U.S. subsidiaries of European and Asian-based companies headquartered in Spain, Germany, Austria, Japan, and Taiwan. We also have significant expertise in cross-border issues involving transportation companies doing business in the U.S. and Canada.

OUTSTANDING REPUTATION

Our firm has a stellar reputation within the community, the courts, and with its clients. A number of our attorneys have been recognized by peer rating organizations such as Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell and Leading Lawyers. Our firm has also been recognized by Best Law Firms.

Our Practice

Dean & Fulkerson is a full-service law firm providing personalized services and solutions to businesses, municipalities, schools and individuals.

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Super Lawyers 2019

September 13, 2019

Dean & Fulkerson is pleased to announce that 2 of its shareholders have been selected for the 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers® list. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers® to receive this honor. Janet E. Lanyon: Employee Benefits James K. O’Brien: […]

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Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2019

Dean & Fulkerson is proud to announce the inclusion of three of the firm’sshareholders in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. James M. Dworman: Commercial Litigation Janet E. Lanyon: Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment James K. O’Brien: Litigation – Environmental, Environmental Law For […]

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Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service Supporting Documents

August 19, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule. In this report, you will learn about key requirements, exemptions, supporting documents and much more. Click here for […]

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USCIS Instructs Employers to Continue Using the Current Form I-9 After August 31, 2019

September 6, 2019

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has instructed employers to continue using the current version of the Form I-9 beyond the form’s August 31, 2019, expiration date. USCIS will provide details about the new version of the I-9 as soon as they become available. The new version of the form […]

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