Detroit-based Dickinson Wright Elects Six Members

Suzanne Sukkar
Suzanne Sukkar // Photograph courtesy of Dickinson Wright

Detroit’s Dickinson Wright PLLC has announced the election of six new member attorneys from Southeast Michigan.

“This year’s class of new members represent a diverse range of practices and offices,” says Michael Hammer, CEO of Dickinson Wright. “Each attorney brings an incredible set of qualities and skills that they have developed over their time here at Dickinson Wright. I congratulate each and every one of them on this well-deserved honor.”

Frederic Dewey of the Detroit office focuses on commercial and business litigation, real estate litigation, eminent domain, and probate litigation. He is a founding member of and on the board of directors for the Veterans Bar Association – Detroit Chapter and a member of the Defense Research Institute, Detroit Bar Association, and Federal Bar Association. Dewey earned his bachelor’s degree from Loyola University New Orleans and his juris doctorate from Wayne State University Law School.

Peter Domas is a member of the firm’s Troy office and serves clients in the health-care industry. He also counsels clients on the development and maintenance of effective internal compliance programs. Domas is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the State Bar of Michigan. After completing his bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan – Flint and his master’s in accounting at Walsh College, Domas earned his juris doctorate from the University of Detroit Mercy Law School.

Erin Johnson, a member of the Troy office, focuses on the acquisition, disposition, leasing, development, and financing of office, retail, multi-family, and mixed-use projects throughout the country. She is also experienced in corporate matters including entity formation, organization, and governance. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and earned her bachelor’s from the University of Michigan and her juris doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Shannon Nichols, also of the Troy office, has experience in real-estate finance, including representing national and regional lenders, mortgage bankers and loan servicers. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Alma College and her law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Matthew Snider, a member in the firm’s Ann Arbor office, focuses his practice on trademarks, including trademark prosecution, portfolio management, trademark infringement, and unfair competition. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the State Bar of North Carolina, and the International Trademark Association. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University and his law degree at Michigan State University College of Law.

Suzanne Sukkar is also a member of the Ann Arbor office and focuses on business immigration, including global workforce mobility, employment-based sponsorship and visa matters, immigration audit, and compliance for corporate and individual clients across an array of industries. She has been selected as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and Michigan State Bar Foundation, in which membership is limited to only 1 percent and 5 percent, respectively, of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. In 2015, she was appointed to the State of Michigan’s Commission on Middle Eastern American Affairs by then-Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. Sukkar serves on the board of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce and is a former president of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan. After completing her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Sukkar earned her juris doctorate from Wayne State University Law School.