International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 32 of its practices and 80 of its lawyers across nine of its U.S. offices were ranked by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2023. In addition to the practices ranked at the state level, the Firm’s Cannabis Law, Corporate/M&A, ERISA Litigation, International Trade: Export Controls & Economics Sanctions, Mining & Metals, and Native American Law practices were ranked on the national level. 

The following Dorsey lawyers were ranked individually by Chambers in its latest guide:

Kimberley Anderson – Mining & Metals
Christopher Doerksen – Mining & Metals
Skip Durocher – Native American Law
Andrew Holly – ERISA Litigation
Justin Huff – International Trade: CFIUS Experts
Stephen Lucke – ERISA Litigation
Wells Parker – Mining & Metals
Sativa Rasmussen – Cannabis Law: Western United States
Richard Silberberg – International Arbitration: Arbitrators
Mary Streitz – Native American Law
Lawrence Ward – International Trade: CFIUS Experts

Michael Mills – Corporate/M&A; Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Richard Hall – Natural Resources & Environment
Steve Hardesty - Corporate/Commercial 
Nick Taylor – Corporate/Commercial

Charlene Krogh – Intellectual Property
Lee Osman – Intellectual Property
Greg Tamkin – Intellectual Property

Des Moines
William Miller – Litigation: General Commercial
Kirk Schuler – Litigation: General Commercial

Rebecca Bernhard – Immigration
Theresa Bevilacqua – Litigation: General Commercial
Michelle Grant – Litigation: General Commercial
Mark Hamel – Real Estate
Cam Hoang – Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Kathryn Johnson – Construction
Jocelyn Knoll – Construction
James Langdon – Litigation: General Commercial
Jay Lindgren – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Michael Lindsay – Antitrust
Edward Magarian – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigation
John Marsalek – Corporate/M&A
John Marti – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigation
David Meyer – Real Estate
Ryan Mick – Labor & Employment
Marcus Mollison – Real Estate
Robert Olson – Real Estate
F. Matthew Ralph – Antitrust
Melissa Raphan – Labor & Employment
Robert Rosenbaum – Corporate/M&A
Eric Ruzicka – Construction
Jaime Stilson – Antitrust
Alyson Van Dyk – Real Estate
Jonathan Van Horn – Corporate/M&A
Steve Wells – Litigation: General Commercial
RJ Zayed – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigation

Steve Bell – Litigation: General Commercial
Courtney Ellis – Corporate/M&A
Erin McCrady – Corporate/M&A
Dan Semmens – Corporate/M&A

New York
Bruce Ewing – Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
Nicholas Pappas – Labor & Employment

Salt Lake City
Aaron Barker – Intellectual Property
Alan Bell – Corporate/M&A
Bryon Benevento – Litigation: General Commercial
Matthew Bethards – Intellectual Property
Mark Burghardt – Natural Resources & Environment
Matthew Durham – Labor & Employment
Brett Foster – Intellectual Property
L. Grant Foster – Intellectual Property
Richard Hall – Natural Resources & Environment
Megan Houdeshel – Natural Resources & Environment
Catherine Parrish Lake – Intellectual Property
Benjamin Machlis – Natural Resources & Environment
Milo Steven Marsden – Litigation: General Commercial
Chris Martinez – Litigation: General Commercial
David Marx – Corporate/M&A
Mark Miller – Intellectual Property
Wells Parker – Natural Resources & Environment
Bryan Pratt – Intellectual Property
Marcus Simon – Intellectual Property
Layne Smith – Corporate/M&A
Nolan Taylor – Corporate/M&A

Christopher Barry – Corporate/M&A
Michael Droke – Labor & Employment
Kimton Eng – Intellectual Property
Kendall Fisher – Tax
Aaron Goldstein – Labor & Employment
Mike Grace – Construction
John Hollinrake – Tax
Shawn Larsen-Bright – Litigation: General Commercial
Paul Meiklejohn – Intellectual Property

The following Dorsey practices were ranked by Chambers in its latest guide:

Cannabis Law
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
ERISA Litigation
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions: Highly Regarded
Mining & Metals
Native American Law


Intellectual Property

Des Moines
Litigation: General Commercial

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment
Litigation: General Commercial
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Real Estate

Litigation: General Commercial
Natural Resources & Environment

New York   
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets

Salt Lake City
Intellectual Property
Litigation: General Commercial
Natural Resources & Environment

Intellectual Property

Chambers surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United States to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment.

In February 2023, Dorsey announced that Chambers Global 2023 ranked Dorsey attorneys including Christopher Doerksen (Energy: Mining & Metals (Transactional) in USA), Wells Parker (Energy: Mining & Metals (Transactional) in USA), Christopher Barry (Canada: Corporate/M&A – Expertise Based Abroad; USA; USA: Corporate/M&A, Foreign Expert, Canada), Catherine Pan-Giordano (USA: Corporate/M&A, Foreign Expert, China), Richard Silberberg (International Arbitration: Arbitrators), and Justin Huff  (International Trade: CFIUS Experts).