International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced that U.S. News–Best Lawyers® recognized 33 practice areas from Dorsey’s Minneapolis office for inclusion in its “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2015. The practice areas recognized in each rankings tier are as follows:

Tier 1

      • Commercial Litigation
      • Construction Law
      • Copyright Law
      • Corporate Compliance Law
      • Corporate Governance Law
      • Corporate Law
      • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
      • Employment Law - Management
      • Environmental Law
      • Franchise Law
      • Government Relations Practice
      • Litigation–Antitrust
      • Litigation–Environmental
      • Litigation–ERISA
      • Litigation–Intellectual Property
      • Litigation–Labor & Employment
      • Litigation–Securities
      • Litigation–Trusts & Estates
      • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
      • Native American Law
      • Public Finance Law
      • Real Estate Law
      • Securities/Capital Markets Law
      • Tax Law
      • Trademark Law
      • Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2

      • Administrative/Regulatory Law
      • Banking and Finance Law
      • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
      • Immigration Law
      • Land Use & Zoning Law
      • Litigation–Patent
      • Non-Profit/Charities Law

These 2015 rankings were among a total of 102 metropolitan rankings that Dorsey received for 12 of its U.S. offices. In addition to these metropolitan rankings, Dorsey received 2015 national rankings for 26 practice areas including national tier 1 rankings in: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Franchise Law, Litigation–Intellectual Property, Litigation–Patent, Litigation–Securities and Trademark Law.

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.