Edward H. Pappas Esq.

Dickinson Wright PLLC
Pappas, Edward H.

Edward H. Pappas is Chairman and Member of Dickinson Wright PLLC. Mr. Pappas has served as lead counsel with significant litigation, trial, appellate and arbitration experience in all types of business ancommercial cases in federal and state courts. Mr. Pappas has also successfully mediated approximately 300 civil cases, most of which involve complex business and commercial issues.

His litigation experience includes obtaining an arbitration award of more than $3 million in a complex construction case after 32 days of hearing, obtaining a no cause for action (zero damages) arbitration award in defense of a $120 millio Breach of Contract/Business Tort case, and obtaining summary judgment in a trade secret/non-compete case, which judgment was upheld in the Michigan Court of Appeals in the first reported Michigan decision on inevitable disclosure of trade secrets.

Mr. Pappas served as the President of the State Bar of Michigan, 2008-09 and the Oakland County Bar Association, 1997-98, and is a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, the Litigation Counsel of America, and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.

Mr. Pappas earned his B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School.

He is the co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 43-3rd, Trade Secrets: Protection and Remedies.