International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that seven lawyers in the Firm’s Seattle office were recognized by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017. Dorsey Partner John Hollinrake was ranked in the Corporate/Commercial: Tax practice area. Partner Chris Barry was ranked in the Corporate/Commercial practice area. Partners Kimton Eng and Paul Meiklejohn were ranked in the Intellectual Property practice area. Partner Mike Droke was ranked in the Labor & Employment practice area. Partner Peter Ehrlichman was ranked in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area. Partner Christopher Doerksen was listed as a “recognized practitioner” for Corporate/Commercial. These individual lawyer recognitions in Seattle 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/Commercial and Intellectual Property practice groups in the Seattle office were ranked by Chambers. These practice rankings 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.