Sherrie L. Farrell

Member (Attorney) at Dykema Gossett PLLC

Sherrie L. Farrell

Sherrie L. Farrell

Member (Attorney) at Dykema Gossett PLLC

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Sherrie L. Farrell is the Office Managing Member for the Firm's Detroit office, and Chair of the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Ms. Farrell advises clients on all aspects of business disputes, including a broad range of complex litigation matters. She has significant experience serving as a National Coordinating Counsel. She serves as National Discovery Counsel for a Fortune 25 manufacturer in asbestos and other toxic tort litigation. Ms. Farrell also had the primary responsibility to develop and defend Fortune 25 corporate fact and expert witnesses in national tort litigation.

Ms. Farrell has been involved in successfully implementing strategies related to both discovery disputes and trial issues in numerous jurisdictions across the country.

Ms. Farrell’s extensive experience includes complex commercial and general business matters, and pharmaceutical litigation. She also has represented manufacturers, closely-held corporations, auto suppliers and construction companies in both litigated and non-litigated commercial matters.

Ms. Farrell has significant experience in corporate bankruptcy matters and business restructuring. She has represented troubled suppliers, staffing corporations, construction companies and other regional and national businesses in creditors’ rights matters, out-of-court restructurings and as debtors’ and creditors’ counsel in bankruptcy proceedings. She also has represented financial institutions in matters involving breach of contract, loan workouts, and UCC issues.

Ms. Farrell has a breadth of experience in leading document and information investigations. She has worked extensively with corporate counsel to develop and implement discovery strategies.

In addition to providing legal counsel, she provides counsel to area businesses on regional government and public policy issues and has experience serving the City of Detroit during three different mayoral administrations.

Prior to joining Dykema, Ms. Farrell was a journalist and public relations practitioner.

Ms. Farrell recently was featured in Law360's Minority Powerbrokers series. She also was named a Michigan Chronicle 2015 Woman of Excellence. She has been recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyer since 2014 and named in The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation since 2013.

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Education
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B.A.

Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in the city's Midtown Cultural Center Historic District and Wayne State University Buildings Historic District. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering 370 programs to nearly 28,000 graduate and undergraduate students. It is currently Michigan's fourth-largest university and one of the 100 largest universities in the United States. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres (822,000 m²) linking more than 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit. It also has six extension centers in the metro Detroit area providing access to a limited selection of courses. The institution is a notable engine in metro Detroit's educational, cultural and economic landscape, as manifested through efforts such as its thriving research and technology park and hosting of the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival.

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American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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The National Bar Association was founded in 1925 and is the nation's oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges. It represents the interests of approximately 65,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students.The NBA is organized around 23 substantive law sections, 9 divisions, 12 regions and 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and around the world.

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The Federal Bar Association (FBA), founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Our members run the gamut of federal practice: attorneys practicing in small to large legal firms, attorneys in corporations and federal agencies, and members of the judiciary. The FBA is the catalyst for communication between the bar and the bench, as well as the private and public sectors.

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Dykema Gossett PLLC provides legal services. The company serves corporations, middle-market and emerging companies. Its client base includes individuals, publicly held corporations, privately held companies, limited and general partnerships, associations, hospitals and managed care networks, banks and financial institutions and retailers. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

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Chair, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
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Dykema Gossett PLLC provides legal services. The company serves corporations, middle-market and emerging companies. Its client base includes individuals, publicly held corporations, privately held companies, limited and general partnerships, associations, hospitals and managed care networks, banks and financial institutions and retailers. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

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Black Family Development, Inc. operates as a family counselling agency. It offers juvenile justice, mental health, substance abuse, prevention, family preservation, and support services. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

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Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.is the largest provider of legal services to low- and moderate-income people in Michigan and one of the largest in the nation. Our service area comprises Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties, including the City of Detroit. We provide civil legal services to residents of all three counties. We represent defendants arraigned on criminal charges in Wayne County Circuit Court and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. We have a full-time staff of 150, an annual operating budget of $15.2 million, and close more than 11,800 cases a year.

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Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in the city's Midtown Cultural Center Historic District and Wayne State University Buildings Historic District. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering 370 programs to nearly 28,000 graduate and undergraduate students. It is currently Michigan's fourth-largest university and one of the 100 largest universities in the United States. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres (822,000 m²) linking more than 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit. It also has six extension centers in the metro Detroit area providing access to a limited selection of courses. The institution is a notable engine in metro Detroit's educational, cultural and economic landscape, as manifested through efforts such as its thriving research and technology park and hosting of the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival.

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