International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it had 26 practice areas ranked nationally in the just-released 2015 U.S. News®-Best Lawyers rankings of the “Best Law Firms.” Of those 26 practice areas, seven Dorsey practices were ranked national tier 1, the highest ranking available.

The practice areas ranked in national tier 1 include:

      • Commercial Litigation
      • Corporate Law
      • Franchise Law
      • Litigation–Intellectual Property
      • Litigation–Patent
      • Litigation–Securities
      • Trademark Law

Another 19 of the Firm’s practice areas were nationally ranked as tier 2 and 3. Please click here to view.

In addition to the national rankings released by U.S. News–Best Lawyers, the publication also released 2015 rankings for individual metropolitan areas. Twelve of the Firm’s U.S. offices were ranked in at least one practice area in the metropolitan rankings, with a total of 102 Dorsey metropolitan practice areas recognized across the nation.

Firms included in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.