International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that eight lawyers in the Firm’s Palo Alto, California office have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 Super Lawyers™ and Rising Stars™ lists for California.

Selected to the 2013 California Super Lawyers™ List

    • Craig S. Ritchey
      Business Litigation, General Litigation, Franchise/Dealership
    • David J. Murphy
      Labor and Employment
    • John Walshe Murray
      Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
    • Stephen O’Neill
      Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
    • Robert A. Franklin
      Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business Litigation

Selected to the 2013 Rising Stars™ List

    • Evan Y. Ng
      Business/Corporate, Corporate Governance & Compliance
    • Adrian M. Rich
      Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
    • Thomas T. Hwang
      Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Dorsey’s Palo Alto office serves a wide variety of clients, from start-ups to established regional, national and international businesses. The Palo Alto office includes specialists in multiple practice areas, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, corporate law, fund formation, business and commercial litigation, labor and employment, life sciences and healthcare, medical devices, patent, bankruptcy and tax.

“This is well deserved recognition for the incredible talent that Dorsey has in Palo Alto,” noted Dorsey & Whitney Managing Partner, Ken Cutler. “We have Super Lawyers and Rising Stars across all our major practices that bring great strength to the entire Firm.”

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.