Ms. Dirkes concentrates her practice in commercial litigation, including cases involving contracts, construction and business disputes.
She represents and counsels a wide variety of companies, both large and small, and both closely-held and publicly-traded businesses. Ms. Dirkes has appeared on behalf of her clients in various federal and state courts (both trial and appellate courts), as well as in alternative dispute resolution settings such as mediation and arbitration hearings.
Ms. Dirkes graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. In 1989, Ms. Dirkes received a J.D., cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School.