Chambers USA 2018 Leading Firm

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 23 lawyers in the Firm’s Minneapolis office were recognized by Chambers and Partners in its annual survey, Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018.  In addition, seven Dorsey practice groups in the Minneapolis office were ranked. 

The following Minneapolis Dorsey partners were ranked individually or named as “Recognized Practitioners”(*) by Chambers in its latest guide: 

  • Michael Lindsay
  • Matthew Ralph* 
  • Jocelyn Knoll
  • Eric Ruzicka
  • Ken Cutler
  • William Jonason
  • John Marsalek
  • Robert Rosenbaum
ERISA Litigation (National)

  • Stephen Lucke 

Intellectual Property

  • Elizabeth Buckingham

Labor & Employment

  • Ryan Mick*
  • Melissa Raphan

Litigation: General Commercial

  • James Langdon
  • Steve Wells

Native American Law (National)

  • Skip Durocher
  • Mary Streitz

Real Estate

  • Laura Graf
  • LB Guthrie
  • Mark Hamel
  • David Meyer
  • Marcus Mollison
  • Robert Olson
Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

  • Jay Lindgren

These individual lawyer recognitions in Minneapolis are among a total of 57 ranked lawyers and eight “recognized practitioners” across nine U.S. Dorsey offices. 

In addition to this individual recognition, Dorsey’s Antitrust, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commerical and Real Estate practices in Minneapolis were also ranked by Chambers.  The Minneapolis Corporate/M&A and Litigation: General Commercial practices received Band 1, the highest ranking available for a practice group.  Dorsey’s Minneapolis Intellectual Property practice was also listed as a “Recognized Practitioner”. These practice rankings were among 22 Dorsey practices that were ranked and four more that were otherwise recognized for 2018 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.