International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it has been named 2013 Award Winner in the category of “Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year - North America” by Lawyers World Law.

The magazine’s annual Lawyers World Law Awards recognize a select number of leading professional firms across the globe for their exceptional performance in their areas of specialization and geographical regions. Firms are chosen through a poll of the magazine’s readership, which includes corporate executives, in-house counsel, bankers and financiers, private equity and institutional investors, and other legal and financial experts involved in corporate law and finance matters. Lawyers World Magazine, which offers insight and analysis to help its readers select the highest-quality legal advice internationally.