International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that two lawyers in the Firm’s Missoula office were ranked by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2015. Partner Jack Manning again ranked as a Star Individual, the highest individual ranking awarded by Chambers, in the Corporate/M&A practice area. Partner Dan Semmens was also ranked in the Corporate/M&A practice area. These individual lawyer rankings in Missoula are among a total of 54 individual lawyer rankings in nine U.S. Dorsey offices. Missoula Partner Stephen D. Bell was also listed in the 2015 Chambers survey as a Recognized Practitioner in Litigation: General Commercial.
In addition to this individual recognition, Dorsey’s Corporate/M&A practice group in the Missoula office received a Band 1 ranking, the highest possible ranking for a practice group awarded by Chambers. 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.