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- Designation: Minneapolis
- Head Count: 500
- Gross Revenues: $338,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $675,000
- Profits Per Partner: $605,000
- Year Over Year Change: -1
Dorsey & Whitney is a Minneapolis-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dorsey & Whitney has 500 attorneys and is the 85th largest firm in the United States. With $338,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 93rd on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2009 Global 100 survey, Dorsey & Whitney ranked as the 100th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in AK, CA, CO, DC, DE, IA, MN, MT, ND, NY, UT and WA.
In the News
: Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2015
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 28, 2015
The Indian bank placed shares with institutional investors in order to boost its reserve capital.
Mike Sacks : Legal Times : August 25, 2015
Federal prosecutors file hundreds of pages of court records that challenge Sen. Robert Menendez's effort to stop the criminal case against him. The Sixth Circuit is poised to rule on whether clerks can, at least for now, stop issuing marriage licenses altogether. And Big Law, with its interest in China, closely eyes ongoing market volatility. This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.
MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015
West Coast midlevels tended to be happier than their East Coast counterparts.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015
Minneapolis's legal sector is healthy these days, amid a strong local economy and a diverse array of corporate sectors providing law firms with a varied diet of business.
: The National Law Journal : August 10, 2015
The firms around him have merged, failed and moved, but celebrity trial lawyer William "Billy" Martin hasn't changed his practice. Plus more in this week's column.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : August 06, 2015
The firms around him have merged, failed and moved, but celebrity trial lawyer William "Billy" Martin hasn't changed his practice. After working at seven firms in 15 years, Martin said he won't be jarred when he dissolves the boutique shop he founded in 2013. He and two other lawyers from his practice will join Miles & Stockbridge's Washington office, the firm announced this week. "Substantial clients call me not because I'm with Firm A or Firm B. I don't have a different way of practicing in a small firm or a big firm," Martin said.
Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015
David Ruiz : The Recorder : July 23, 2015
A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Tom Brennan and Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015
China National Nuclear Power IPO, 58.com/Ganji, Daiichi/Sun Pharma and more of the Asia-Pacific region's largest recent transactions.
Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : June 29, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fared well before the U.S. Supreme Court in recent Clean Air Act cases. But the streak ended Monday when the justices ruled that the EPA must consider the cost to industry in regulating mercury emissions from factories and coal plants.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 28, 2015
Kirkland snags a top London tax partner but loses three others; McKenna Long & Aldridge sees more lateral movement ahead of its deal with Dentons; Shearman & Sterling opens in Saudi Arabia; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : June 25, 2015
Civil rights advocates and the Obama administration on Thursday celebrated U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's embrace of the Fair Housing Act in a 5-4 ruling that endorsed the use of "disparate impact" claims in discrimination cases.
Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : June 22, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Monday cutting off royalties for the developer of a Spider-Man toy may be a boon to the patent bar, but a blow to "garage inventors" who don't know the intricacies of patent licensing agreements.
Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015
Forty-four firms get WILEF's seal of approval.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 18, 2015
Nearly a dozen billion-dollar deals were announced over the past week, ranging from homebuilders and retail buys to the privatization of a U.S.-listed Chinese technology company. At the same time, Am Law 100 firms had to look no further than the active pharmaceutical arena to add a few notable M&A engagements to their transactional ledger.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2015
The Magic Circle firm snags a senior Simpson Thacher & Bartlett civil litigation partner in New York; Sheppard Mullin adds a three-lawyer IP team from Pillsbury; King & Spalding opens in Tokyo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 15, 2015
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decides Honduras isn't liable for a $205 million default judgment against a company it created.
Sean Doherty : Legaltech News : June 10, 2015
Neudesic's The Firm Directory and BA Insight partner to find experts in law firms and legal departments.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 10, 2015
Ahead of its proposed combination with Dentons, more partners have left McKenna Long & Aldridge, even as the latter makes a hire of its own; Latham & Watkins lands another O'Melveny & Myers rainmaker; Nelson Mullins and Barnes & Thornburg open new offices; Delta Air Lines taps Dorsey & Whitney for a new legal chief; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 1 made it easier for job applicants and employees to prevail on claims of religious discrimination in the workplace, but those cases remain difficult to win, employment litigators said.
Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : June 01, 2015
Employers violate the nation's major job-bias law if the need for a religious accommodation was a motivating factor in their refusal to hire someone, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015
Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 29, 2015
The Yale Law Women's survey also credits Cadwalader, Duane Morris, Hogan Lovells, Hunton & Williams, Kirkland & Ellis, Morrison & Foerster, Munger Tolles, Orrick and Wilmer.
Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : May 26, 2015
Companies doing business with the federal government scored a partial victory in the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in their efforts to defend against whistleblower claims.
Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2015
Dickinson Wright hires a name partner from struggling Las Vegas legal mainstay Gordon Silver; Jones Day hires a Kelley Drye & Warren practice leader; Sidley Austin snags two partners in Houston and Singapore; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : May 15, 2015
High yield bond specialist Joe Sevack joins the firm from Troutman Sanders.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015
McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Michael D. Goldhaber : Corporate Counsel : May 01, 2015
U.S. lawyers, regulators and courts have been quick to find fault with China's export policies. But how fair have U.S. policies been?
Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015
Belt-tightening measures help boost the firm's profits.