International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that five lawyers in the Firm’s Seattle office were ranked by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016. Dorsey Partner Chris Barry was ranked in Band 1 in the Corporate/Commercial practice area. Partner Paul Meiklejohn was ranked in Band 1 in the Intellectual Property practice area. Partner Mike Droke was ranked in Band 2 in the Labor & Employment practice area. Partner Kimton Eng was also ranked in the Intellectual Property practice area, and Partner Peter Ehrlichman was ranked in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area. These individual lawyer rankings in Seattle are among a total of 52 individual lawyer rankings in nine U.S. Dorsey offices.

In addition to this individual recognition, Dorsey’s Corporate/Commercial, Litigation: General Commercial and Intellectual Property practice groups in the Seattle office were all ranked by Chambers. These practice rankings were among 21 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.