International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 23 lawyers in the Firm’s Minneapolis office were ranked by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2015. In addition, five Dorsey practice groups in the Minneapolis office were ranked.

Minneapolis Dorsey Partners and their areas of practice ranked by Chambers include:

Michael Lindsay

Steve Champlin
Jocelyn Knoll
Eric Ruzicka

Ken Cutler
Tim Hearn
Matthew Knopf
John Marsalek
Robert Rosenbaum
Jonathan Van Horn

Intellectual Property
Elizabeth Buckingham

Labor & Employment
Joseph Hammell
Ryan Mick
Melissa Raphan

Litigation: General Commercial
Peter Carter
George Eck
Paul Klaas
Steve Wells

Native American Law (National)
Skip Durocher
Mary Streitz

Real Estate
Mark Hamel
Robert Olson

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Jay Lindgren

These individual lawyer rankings in Minneapolis are among a total of 54 individual lawyer rankings in nine U.S. Dorsey offices.

Chambers ranked two Dorsey Minneapolis practices as Band 1, the highest ranking available for a practice group, including Corporate/M&A and Litigation: General Commercial. The Firm’s Construction, Labor & Employment and Real Estate practices received Band 2 recognition. 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.