International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 22 lawyers in the Firm’s Minneapolis office were recognized by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017. In addition, six Dorsey practice groups in the Minneapolis office were ranked.

The following Minneapolis Dorsey partners were ranked individually or named as “Recognized Practitioners”(*) by Chambers in its latest guide:

Michael Lindsay
Matthew Ralph*

Jocelyn Knoll
Eric Ruzicka

Ken Cutler
John Marsalek
Robert Rosenbaum

Intellectual Property
Elizabeth Buckingham

Labor & Employment
Joseph Hammell
Ryan Mick*
Melissa Raphan

Litigation: General Commercial
George Eck
James Langdon
Steve Wells

Native American Law (National)
Skip Durocher
Mary Streitz

Real Estate
Laura Graf
LB Guthrie
Mark Hamel
Marcus Mollison
Robert Olson

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Jay Lindgren

These individual lawyer recognitions in Minneapolis are among a total of 54 ranked lawyers and five “recognized practitioners” across nine U.S. Dorsey offices.
In addition to this individual recognition, Dorsey’s Antitrust, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commerical and Real Estate practices in Minneapolis were also ranked by Chambers. The Minneapolis Corporate/M&A and Litigation: General Commercial practices received Band 1, the highest ranking available for a practice group. These practice rankings were among 21 Dorsey practices that were ranked and three more that were otherwise recognized for 2017 by Chambers on a state or national basis.

Chambers surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United States to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment.