International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced that it has named 11 new partners in the Firm, effective January 1, 2014.

“This group of new partners has invested countless hours in the success of their clients, and we are very proud to welcome them to the partnership,” said Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “These exceptional attorneys are experts in their respective areas of law, and they exemplify the qualities that our clients expect from Dorsey: superb legal ability, dedication to client service, professionalism, integrity and commitment to community.”

Representing multiple offices and legal specialties, the new partners span Dorsey’s breadth of practices and its global reach.

The new partners, their office locations and areas of practice are:


Robert Mallard, Finance & Restructuring

Hong Kong

Janet Wong, Trademark


Marilyn Clark, Labor & Employment

Bridget Hayden, Patent

Kevin Maler, Corporate

John Seymour, Finance & Restructuring

Salt Lake City

Wells Parker, Regulatory Affairs

Layne Smith, Corporate


Carl Hinze, Corporate

Southern California

Jessica Linehan, Labor & Employment

Jason Wisniewski, Corporate