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Mark R. High

Mark R. High is a Member in the Detroit, Michigan, office of Dickinson Wright PLLC, a commercial law firm of approximately 500 attorneys with offices in ten states, Washington, D.C., and Ontario.  He practices in the areas of business law, corporate finance, corporate governance, and international transactions.  Mr. High has been practicing law for more than 35 years and represents both public companies and closely held businesses, as well as the U.S. operations of Canadian and other foreign companies.  Mr. High received a B.A. degree with honors from The College of Wooster (Ohio) and his J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law. 

For the past 12 years, Mr. High has been President of the Canada-U.S. Business Association, based in the Southeast Michigan/Southwest Ontario region.  He is a past chairperson of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and has been active in the American Bar Association's Section of Business Law.  He has spoken at American Bar Association, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), Ethics Compliance Officers Association, Michigan Business Law Section, and Michigan International Law Section events, and various commercial seminars, and has published numerous articles in ABA, IBA, ICLE, State Bar, Practical Lawyer, and other legal publications. 

In the fall of 2022, Mr. High became the 20th recipient of the Steven H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award, awarded annually by the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Mr. High served on the ICLE Business Law Advisory Board for 10 years and is a co-author of the Michigan section of Practical Law’s Corporate Law:  State Q&A Tool.  He is consistently listed among the top business lawyers in Michigan in the Chambers, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, DBusiness, and SuperLawyers publications, and has been named Best Lawyers’ Michigan Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Governance Law in 2019, 2021, and 2022.