International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that George Eck, a Partner in the Litigation Group and a member of the Firm’s Policy Committee (the Firm's Board of Directors), will be the Head of the Firm’s Minneapolis office. Mr. Eck is a widely recognized trial attorney who has won numerous trials and arbitrations for the Firm's clients. He has practiced with Dorsey for over 35 years. Mr. Eck is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), a select honor awarded to a small fraction of practicing trial attorneys nationally. He has been recognized as a leading Commercial Trial lawyer by Chambers & Partners, listed in Best Lawyers in America and recognized by Minnesota Super Lawyers. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. Mr. Eck succeeds Robert Rosenbaum who was named to the Firm’s Management Committee.

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Eck said, “I am delighted to serve as Head of Dorsey’s Minneapolis office. The Firm’s core values are clients, colleagues and community and in this role, I will be able to serve all three constituencies in new and exciting ways.”