2016 Best Law Firms 

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced that U.S. News–Best Lawyers® recognized 18 practice areas from Dorsey’s Seattle office for inclusion in its “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2016. The practices recognized in each rankings tier are as follows:

Tier 1

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Patent Law

Tier 2

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Trademark Law

Tier 3

  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

These 2016 rankings were among a total of 106 metropolitan rankings that Dorsey received for 11 of its U.S. offices. In addition to these metropolitan rankings, Dorsey received 2016 national rankings for 25 practice areas including national tier 1 rankings in: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Employment Law–Management, Litigation–Antitrust, Litigation–Intellectual Property, Litigation–Patent, Litigation–Securities, Securities / Capital Markets Law and Trademark Law.

Firms included in the 2016 “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.