International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced that U.S. News – Best Lawyers® recognized 13 practice areas from Dorsey’s Anchorage office for inclusion in its “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2018 (a collaboration between Woodward White, Inc. and U.S. News & World Report). 

The practices recognized include tier 1 rankings in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White - Collar
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Real Estate Law
The Anchorage office was also ranked in the following practice areas: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Employment Law - Management, Land Use & Zoning Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Litigation - Labor & Employment and Municipal Law.

These 2018 rankings were among a total of 110 metropolitan rankings that Dorsey received for 13 of its U.S. offices.  In addition to these metropolitan rankings, Dorsey received 2018 national rankings for 22 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.

Firms included in the 2018 “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.

About Best Law Firms
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, a collaboration between Woodward White, Inc. and U.S. News & World Report, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.