International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that A. Melinda Maher joined the Benefits and Compensation Department in the Firm’s Minneapolis office as a Partner. Her practice focuses on employee health and welfare plans and she regularly consults with some of the largest employers in the region. She was previously a partner with Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP. Melinda received a History/History of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin and her J.D. from the University of Minnesota. She started her legal career as a litigation associate at Dorsey.

Commenting on the announcement, Tim Arends, Partner and Chair of Dorsey’s Benefits and Compensation Department said, “We are very pleased that Melinda has rejoined Dorsey. She is a highly regarded practitioner in the area of employee health and welfare plan and is a great addition to our group.”

Ms. Maher noted, “I am excited to rejoin Dorsey and look forward to working with the skilled Benefits and Compensation lawyers serving the Firm’s exceptional client base.”