International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it had 22 practice areas ranked nationally in the just-released 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® rankings of the “Best Law Firms” (a collaboration between Woodward White, Inc. and U.S. News & World Report).

Of those 22 practice areas, nine Dorsey practices were ranked national tier 1, the highest ranking available.  

The practice areas ranked in national tier 1 include:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment 
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Trademark Law
Another 13 of the Firm’s practice areas were nationally ranked as tier 2 and 3. Please click here to view.

In addition to the national rankings released by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, the publication also released 2018 rankings for individual metropolitan areas. Thirteen of the Firm’s U.S. offices were ranked in at least one practice area in the metropolitan rankings, with a total of 110 Dorsey metropolitan practice areas recognized across the nation. 

Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

About Best Law Firms
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, a collaboration between Woodward White, Inc. and U.S. News & World Report, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.