International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that nine lawyers in the Firm’s Seattle, Washington, office have been named to the 2019 Washington Super Lawyers® list and an additional five have been named to the 2019 Washington Rising Stars list, published by Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters. 

Super Lawyers Honorees

  • Christopher J. Barry 
    Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Michael W. Droke
    Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Peter S. Ehrlichman 
    Business Litigation
  • Kimton N. Eng 
    Intellectual Property
  • Joseph M. Gaffney 
    Estate Planning & Probate
  • Randal R. Jones 
    Securities & Corporate Finance
  • J. Michael Keyes*
    Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Paul T. Meiklejohn 
    Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Marianne O’Bara** 
    Employee Benefits

Rising Stars Honorees

  • Kendall R. Fisher
  • Clint Foss
    Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Benjamin D. Greenberg 
    Business Litigation
  • Robert J. M. Lee
    Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Jay A. Riffkin
    Estate Planning & Probate

* In addition to his recognition as a Washington Super Lawyer honoree in the Intellectual Property Litigation practice area for six consecutive years, Mike Keyes was also listed in the Top 100: 2019 Washington Super Lawyers, which recognizes the attorneys who received the highest point totals during the Super Lawyers selection process. 

** In addition to being named for seven consecutive years as a Washington Super Lawyers honoree and one of only five Washington attorneys honored in 2019 for Employee Benefits, Marianne O’Bara will be included in the forthcoming Washington Super Lawyers Women’s edition as the only woman listed for the Employee Benefits practice area.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only a small percentage of attorneys in each state are named each year to these annual lists – no more than 5 percent to the Super Lawyers list, and no more than 2.5 percent to the Rising Stars list. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.