People: Dickinson Wright's Desmond named a 2021 'Super Lawyer'

John P. Desmond

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Dickinson Wright PLLC attorney John P. Desmond was recently named a “Super Lawyer” in the 2021 issue of Mountain States Super Lawyers, in the practice area of Commercial & Business Litigation.

Desmond, a member in the firm’s Reno office, focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and appellate work. His representation of clients includes a significant number of matters before the Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He earned his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and his B.A. from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Additionally, two of Dickinson Wright’s Reno attorneys were honored with “Rising Star” this year: Steven A. Caloiaro (Intellectual Property Litigation) and Anjali D. Webster (Commercial & Business Litigation).

Steven A. Caloiaro


Caloiaro, a member in the Reno office, is an intellectual property litigator with an emphasis on patent and trademark law. He earned his J.D. from the San Diego School of Law and his B.A. from UNR.

Anjali D. Webster


Webster is Of Counsel in the firm’s litigation department. Prior to Dickinson Wright, she served as a judicial clerk to Justice James Hardesty at the Nevada Supreme Court, among other roles. She earned her J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School and holds B.A. and B.S. degrees from UNR.

Super Lawyers 
selects nominees from a peer-nominated, national list of more than 200,000 attorneys. Nominations undergo an evaluation process by a highly credentialed panel of attorneys. Only 5% of those nominated achieve “Super Lawyer” status.


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