International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that its Minneapolis Office was named “2014 Energy Regulation Professionals of the Year-USA” by Acquisition International Magazine.

Voted for by a global network of expert M&A professionals, advisers, clients, peers and industry insiders, the awards celebrate excellence in all areas of M&A, recognising not only individual deal success but also the firms and individuals behind the scenes whose tireless efforts and unrivalled expertise have contributed to the dramatic increase in global M&A activity over the past year.

Since 2010, Acquisition International Magazine’s annual awards have been celebrating excellence, innovation and performance across the business, legal, financial and investment communities. The award winners are determined through a rigorous process, which starts when the voting forms are sent out to partners within the industry. The votes are combined with supporting evidence and in-house research to arrive at the final winners list. This comprehensive selection process ensures that the awards are a true representation of the market and that the winners are truly at the cutting edge of their fields.