International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it had 23 practice areas ranked nationally in the just-released 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® rankings of the “Best Law Firms.” Of those 23 practice areas, nine Dorsey practices were ranked national tier 1, the highest ranking available.

The practice areas ranked in national tier 1 include:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Trademark Law

Another 14 of the Firm’s practice areas were nationally ranked as tier 2 and 3. Please click here to view.

Dorsey was also named U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2017 “Law Firm of the Year” in Trademark Law.

In addition to the national rankings released by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, the publication also released 2017 rankings for individual metropolitan areas. Twelve of the Firm’s U.S. offices were ranked in at least one practice area in the metropolitan rankings, with a total of 105 Dorsey metropolitan practice areas recognized across the nation.

Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.