MLaw alumnus to receive SBM award


Dickinson Wright attorney Edward H. Pappas, an alumnus of the University of Michigan Law School, will receive the 2015 State Bar of Michigan’s Roberts P. Hudson Award during the SBM Annual Meeting set for Oct. 7-9 in Novi.

Pappas, who received his B.B.A. from the University of Michigan, is chairman of Dickinson Wright and is a member in the firm’s Troy office. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and business litigation, arbitration and mediation. 

Pappas is a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers, the Litigation Counsel of America, and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. He is a member, arbitrator and mediator of and for the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the International Institute for Conflict Preservation and Resolution, and the American Arbitration Association. He is a past president and a former member of the Board of Commissioners of the State Bar of Michigan.

In 2011, Pappas received the Champion of Justice Award from the State Bar. He currently serves on the State Bar’s 21st Century Practice Task Force.