International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it has named 12 new partners in the Firm, effective January 1, 2017.

“We are very proud to welcome this group to the partnership,” said Dorsey Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “These exceptional attorneys are experts in their respective areas of law, and they embody the qualities that our clients expect from Dorsey: superb legal ability, dedication to client service, professionalism, integrity and commitment to community.”

Representing multiple offices and legal specialties, the new partners span Dorsey’s breadth of practices.

The new partners, their office locations and areas of practice are:

Gina Cornelio, Patent
Anthony Epps, Capital Markets & Corporate Compliance

Matt Blower, Commercial Litigation

Rebecca Bernhard, Labor & Employment
Shannon Bjorklund, Intellectual Property Litigation
Andrew Brantingham, Health Care Litigation
Alexander Hontos, Construction Litigation
JoLynn Markison, Labor & Employment
Rhonda Skoby, Public Finance

New York
Elizabeth Baksh, Securities & Financial Services Litigation

Jay Riffkin, Tax, Trusts & Estates

Southern California
Bryan McGarry, Commercial Litigation