Peter H. Ellsworth

Peter H. Ellsworth


Dickinson Wright PLLC

Recognized since 2003

Lansing, Michigan

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Gaming Law

Government Relations Practice

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Gaming Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Bet-the-Company Litigation
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Peter Ellsworth has a depth of experience in state administrative law and litigation; commercial litigation; public utility regulation; hospital and health care regulation; gaming; insurance; elections and campaign finance; administrative litigation and judicial appeals; and commercial regulatory matters. He has counseled property and casualty insurance companies in litigation over credit scoring and has counseled gubernatorial campaigns. He has drafted and defended the validity of constitutional amendment on gaming and has provided counsel to Michigan Chamber of Commerce in litigation to block “Reform Government Now” constitutional amendments. Peter provided legal counsel to former Governor Milliken, the longest serving governor in Michigan history.

Location

  • 123 West Allegan Street, Suite 900
    Lansing, MI 48933-1739

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Gaming Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Bet-the-Company Litigation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law, Lansing (2021)
  • Government Relations Practice, Lansing (2020)
  • Government Relations Practice, Lansing (2017)
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law, Lansing (2016)
  • Government Relations Practice, Lansing (2014)
  • Gaming Law, Lansing (2013)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Lansing (2009)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Gaming Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Government Relations Practice

Special Focus

  • Administrative

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