International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that four 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 2017. Partner Jack Manning again ranked as a Star Individual, the highest individual ranking awarded by Chambers, in the Corporate/M&A practice area. Partners Dan Semmens and Erin McCrady were also ranked in the Corporate/M&A practice area. Dorsey Partner Steve Bell was ranked in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area. These individual lawyer recognitions in Missoula are among a total of 54 ranked lawyers and five “recognized practitioners” across nine U.S. Dorsey offices.
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. Dorsey’s Missoula Litigation: General Commercial practice was also listed as a “Recognized Practitioner”. These practice recognitions were among 21 Dorsey practices that were ranked and three more that were otherwise recognized for 2017 by Chambers on a state or national basis.
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.