International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Jeremy (Jake) R. Larson has joined the Firm’s Trial Group in Seattle as a Partner. Mr. Larson will also be part of the Health Care and Public-Private Partnerships Industry Groups.

Mr. Larson is an accomplished trial lawyer with 25 years of experience representing clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts and in arbitrations in Washington and throughout the country. His litigation experience includes a wide variety of complex business disputes, intellectual property protection and construction and government procurement disputes involving bid protest, delay and impact claims and breach of warranty claims.

Before joining Dorsey, Mr. Larson was a member and a former litigation chair in the law firm of Foster Pepper PLLC in that firm’s Seattle office. He joined Foster Pepper as an associate following law school in 1992.

Mr. Larson has a B.A. degree cum laude from the University of Washington and a J.D. degree from the University of Washington School of Law. He is active in professional organizations on the national, state and county level and serves on the board of directors of Washington Appleseed, among his other service to the community.

“We are very pleased that Jake has joined Dorsey,” noted Ken Cutler, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. “He brings a wealth of experience that will complement Dorsey’s incredibly strong Firm-wide trial practice. His extensive experience handling complex jury and non-jury trials will make him a great fit for Dorsey’s Trial Group, which prides itself on its deep experience in carrying client advocacy through to a successful conclusion.”

“I am delighted to join Dorsey and its great Firm-wide team of trial lawyers,” added Mr. Larson. “I look forward to being able to serve a broader range of client needs with the help of my new Dorsey colleagues and to serving Dorsey’s exceptional client base around the globe.”