International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced that U.S. News – Best Lawyers® recognized 18 practice areas from Dorsey’s Seattle office for inclusion in its “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2017. The practices recognized included tier 1 ranking in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Patent Law

The Seattle office was also ranked in:

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

These 2017 rankings were among a total of 105 metropolitan rankings that Dorsey received for 12 of its U.S. offices. In addition to these metropolitan rankings, Dorsey received 2017 national rankings for 23 practice areas including national tier 1 rankings in: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Patent, Securities/Capital Markets Law and Trademark Law.

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

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.