International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 17 lawyers in its Minneapolis office have been named to the 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers® list and an additional 9 Dorsey attorneys have been named to the 2022 Minnesota Rising Stars® list, published by Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters.

Super Lawyers Honorees

Rising Stars Honorees

* In addition to being named Minnesota Super Lawyers honorees, Theresa Bevilacqua, Jocelyn Knoll, and Melissa Raphan will be included in the forthcoming Minnesota Super Lawyers Women’s edition, along with Minnesota Rising Stars honorees Rachel Benedict, Shannon Bjorklund, Erin Bryan, Kiley Henry, and Vanessa Szalapski.


** In addition to being named a Minnesota Super Lawyers honoree, Jocelyn Knoll was also listed in the Top 50: 2022 Women Minnesota Super Lawyers.


Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only a small percentage of attorneys in each state are named each year to these annual lists – no more than 5 percent to the Super Lawyers list, and no more than 2.5 percent to the Rising Stars list. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.