International law firm Dorsey & Whitney announced today that partner Roxy Gonzalez has been honored as a 2024 Notable Diverse Leader in Law by Twin Cities Business magazine. A partner in Dorsey’s commercial litigation practice in its Minneapolis office, Roxy was one of nine honorees. The publication noted her leadership in the Twin Cities legal and Hispanic communities, emphasizing her commitment to pro bono legal work and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

To qualify for this honor, individuals must have at least five years of experience in their field and have shown the ability to effect change in their roles or areas of practice.

“Roxy is a role model in our firm and in the community, with a passion for addressing racial inequality and defending civil liberties,” said Bill Stoeri, Managing Partner at Dorsey & Whitney. “This honor is a tribute to her contributions to society, and I’m proud to be her colleague."

“It is an honor to be recognized among this group of legal professionals, who have demonstrated commitment beyond their legal practices to pro bono work, community service, professional mentorship, and advancing DEI efforts,” said Roxy Gonzalez. “There is so much more work to be done on equality issues, but the work that my co-awardees and so many others do on a daily basis makes me extremely hopeful for the future. I am proud to be part of the effort to keep the discussion and opportunities for advancement in the forefront of people’s minds.”

Roxy represents clients involved in complex business litigation matters in a wide range of areas, including general contract disputes, business disputes, employment disputes, internal investigations, real estate disputes, products liability, and antitrust disputes. In addition, Roxy has experience representing financial institutions in arbitrations and other regulatory matters before FINRA. Roxy prides herself on providing her clients with practical advice to their legal and business issues. Before joining Dorsey, Roxy was a law clerk to the Honorable Justice David L. Lillehaug on the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Roxy was named one of Minnesota Lawyer’s Attorneys of the Year in the pro bono category in 2023. She serves on the board for LatinoLEAD, whose mission is to bring together diverse Minnesota Latinx leaders from across the state to have a greater social impact through collaboration, power building, and leadership development. She also previously served as president of the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association. Roxy is an at-large attorney member of Minnesota’s Commission on Judicial Selection, which solicits, considers, and recommends candidates to the Governor of Minnesota for vacancies in the district courts and the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.