International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it had 25 practice areas ranked nationally in the just-released 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings of the “Best Law Firms” (a collaboration between Best Lawyers  and U.S. News & World Report).

Of those 25 practice areas, nine Dorsey practices were ranked national tier 1, the highest ranking available.

The practice areas ranked in national tier 1 include:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Patent Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Trademark Law

Another 16 of the Firm’s practice areas were nationally ranked as tier 2 or 3. You can view all of Dorsey’s rankings here.

In addition to the national rankings released by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, the publication also released 2022 rankings for individual metropolitan areas. Twelve of the Firm’s U.S. offices were ranked in at least one practice area in the metropolitan rankings, with a total of 117 Dorsey metropolitan practice areas recognized across the nation.

Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas.

The 2022 rankings incorporate more than 8.2 million evaluations of more than 115,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms. More than 2,000 firms received a national law firm ranking this year. The 2022 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting the website.