International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 10 lawyers in the Firm’s Salt Lake City office were ranked by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017. Dorsey Partners Alan Bell, David Day, David Marx and Nolan Taylor were ranked in the Corporate/M&A practice area. Partners William Prince and Wells Parker were ranked in the Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries practice area. Partners Bryon Benevento, Annette Jarvis and Steve Marsden were ranked in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area. Partner Marcus Simon was ranked in the Intellectual Property practice area. These individual lawyer recognitions in Salt Lake City are among a total of 54 ranked lawyers and five “recognized practitioners” across nine U.S. Dorsey offices.
In addition to this individual recognition, Chambers also ranked Salt Lake City’s Corporate/M&A and Litigation: General Commercial practice areas, with the Corporate/M&A practice group being ranked as Band 1, the highest ranking available for a practice group. 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.