International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 20 lawyers in the Firm’s Minneapolis office were ranked by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2014. In addition, five Dorsey practice groups in the Minneapolis office were ranked at the state level, and one additional Dorsey practice group co-chaired by two Minneapolis office lawyers was nationally ranked.

Dorsey Partners and their areas of practice ranked by Chambers include:

Steve Champlin
Jocelyn Knoll
Eric Ruzicka

Ken Cutler
Tim Hearn
Matthew Knopf
John Marsalek
Robert Rosenbaum

Intellectual Property
Elizabeth Buckingham

Labor & Employment
Joseph Hammell
Melissa Raphan

Litigation: General Commercial
Peter Carter
George Eck
Paul Klaas
Steve Wells

Native American Law
Skip Durocher
Mary Streitz

Real Estate
Mark Hamel
Robert Olson

Real Estate: Zoning & Land Use
Jay Lindgren

Chambers ranked two Dorsey Minneapolis practices as Band 1, the highest ranking available for a practice group, including Corporate/M&A and Litigation: General Commercial. The Firm’s Construction, Labor & Employment and Real Estate practices received Band 2 recognition. In addition to these Minneapolis practices ranked at the state level, Dorsey’s Native American Law practice based in Minneapolis received Band 3 recognition at the national level.

Chambers surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United States to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment.