International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that eight lawyers in the Firm’s Salt Lake City office were ranked by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2015. Dorsey Partners Alan Bell, Samuel Gardiner, David Marx and Nolan Taylor were ranked in the Corporate/M&A practice area, with Associate David Day being named an “Associate to Watch.” Partner William Prince was ranked in the Energy, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries practice area. Partners Bryon Benevento and Steve Marsden were ranked in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area. These individual lawyer rankings in Salt Lake City are among a total of 54 individual lawyer rankings in nine U.S. Dorsey offices. Salt Lake City Partner Marcus Simon was also listed in the 2015 Chambers survey as a Recognized Practitioner in Intellectual Property.
In addition to this individual recognition, Chambers also ranked Salt Lake City’s Corporate/M&A and Litigation: General Commercial practice groups, with the Corporate/M&A practice group being ranked as Band 1, the highest ranking available for a practice group. These practice rankings were among 20 state practice rankings received by nine U.S. Dorsey offices. The Firm’s Native American Law practice was also ranked on the national level.
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.