International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that the Firm and Partner Thomas Gorman have been recognized in JD Supra’s fifth annual Readers’ Choice Awards. JD Supra recognized 26 firms and 235 thought leaders from the more than 50,000 authors that achieved the highest visibility and engagement among readers for their particular area of expertise.

Dorsey & Whitney was named a top firm for Trademarks and Mr. Gorman was selected as one of the top authors in the Compliance category.

Dorsey’s trademark attorneys have been helping clients protect, enforce and leverage trademarks and copyrights assets for more than 50 years. Our attorneys currently manage tens of thousands of active trademark and copyright applications and registrations on behalf of companies ranging from start-ups to global multinationals. Dorsey offers a coordinated worldwide team to provide core trademark, copyright, advertising and brand management services.  We evaluate intellectual property portfolios of potential targets, conduct due diligence reviews and negotiate the trademark and copyright provisions related to corporate deals and financings. 

Mr. Gorman has defended public companies and individuals in regulatory actions involving insider trading, market manipulation, financial fraud, corporate governance matters, accounting and auditing issues, FCPA issues, and similar matters. He has also defended securities class action and derivative suits and led teams conducting internal investigations focused on financial fraud and other securities law issues.

He regularly speaks on, and publishes articles regarding, securities litigation issues including the FCPA, internal investigations, financial fraud and insider trading. He has been interviewed on these issues by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, and other leading publications in addition to appearing on CNBC, CNN, and other TV networks. He publishes a widely-read securities blog,, which analyzes trends in securities enforcement inquiries and litigation, and provides expert commentary for the LEXIS Securities web page. He serves as a member of the editorial board of the Securities Regulation Law Journal.