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- Designation: Minneapolis
- Head Count: 512
- Gross Revenues: $336,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $660,000
- Profits Per Partner: $600,000
- Year Over Year Change: -5
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 $336,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 98th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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
Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : June 23, 2016
Thursday's verdict for Led Zeppelin in the copyright trial over the 1971 hit song “Stairway to Heaven” reaffirms the creative rights of songwriters while demonstrating the difficulties in pursuing infringement over sheet music, according to legal experts following the case.
Scott Graham : Corporate Counsel : June 20, 2016
Experienced patent litigators share their takes on , including advice for patent prosecutors and a silver lining for patent holders.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2016
Amid more departures, K&L Gates seeks to grow; Akin Gump and Reed Smith hire from Winston & Strawn; Fox Rothschild reels in a leading Twin Cities litigator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 06, 2016
The firm has opened a Minneapolis office after relocating two of its own partners from Chicago and Dallas and snagging three laterals from Barnes & Thornburg.
Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : May 25, 2016
With 2016 well underway, trends are shaping the way e-discovery is practiced. Experts from Norton Rose Fulbright and Shook, Hardy & Bacon elaborate on events shaping the future of e-discovery.
Jennifer Williams-Alvarez : Corporate Counsel : May 23, 2016
Will there be a similar bill in the next session? The answer depends on who you ask.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016
Law firms are in an arms race over who can offer the best paternal leave policies, but at some firms, fathers aren't taking all the time offered.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016
A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : May 17, 2016
Seth Waxman, meet your new neighbor, Seth Waxman.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 08, 2016
Plenty of familiar names from The Am Law 200 and Global 100 appeared in an early version of a searchable online database drawn from the leaked files of offshore firm Mossack Fonseca.
Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : May 05, 2016
A state appellate court dismisses a lawsuit over media rights to Argentinian soccer association games, finding the government of Argentina is an indispensable party and can't be sued.
Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2016
Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy has bolstered its Australia practice with the hire of a three-lawyer securities team from the soon-to-be-shuttered Sydney office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 02, 2016
A look at some of the most notable lateral litigator moves in April.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016
The Philadelphia-based firm bolts on smaller wealth management shops in California and Florida; Jenner & Block rebuilds its government contracts group; Sidley Austin hires MoFo's ERISA head; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016
Before The American Lawyer's complete annual Am Law 100 report is released on April 25, take a peek at preliminary reporting on law firm financials from The Am Law Daily and its regional affiliates.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : April 19, 2016
Therium is hoping a trio of former Am Law 100 lawyers can stake its claim to the U.S. litigation finance market.
: The National Law Journal : April 11, 2016
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2016
Holland & Knight keeps hiring; Kirkland picks up one from Paul Weiss; Proskauer Rose reels in some heavy-hitters; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
SCOTT FLAHERTY : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 08, 2016
Wesport attorney Kristan Peters-Hamlin, who previously received a seven-year suspension in New York based on misconduct during a trade secrets case, has been disbarred in Maryland following a related disciplinary proceeding.
MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2016
Vanity Fair-like portraits. Profiles that convey spark and personality. Throughout The Am Law 200, firms are remaking their sites—to the tune of $200,000 to more than $1 million.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : March 31, 2016
Bracewell cuts the ribbon on a new Washington office, details from the D.C. Madam could resurface in court, and a look at Justice Clarence Thomas' desk: This is a round-up of legal industry news from ALM and other outlets.
Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : March 30, 2016
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will not force the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to publish the trademark application filed by Simon Tam, founder of the Asian-American rock band The Slants.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : March 30, 2016
Hackers targeted major Am Law 100 firms in a cyber attack. One Republican Senator opens a door to Merrick Garland. And the Supreme Court's tie vote in the public-sector unions case highlights, in the most clear terms yet, the impact of the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.
Caroline Sweeney, Dorsey & Whitney : Legaltech News : March 30, 2016
Aligning compliance, privacy, security and e-discovery practices can lower risk.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2016
Kristan Peters-Hamlin, a former Dorsey & Whitney partner who has dealt with a recurring disciplinary issue over the past decade, has been disbarred in Maryland.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 28, 2016
Will Latham & Watkins' high-profile new hires in Hong Kong allow it to pull away from the pack?
C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : March 24, 2016
Judge Merrick Garland is known to enjoy the outdoors. As President Barack Obama has noted, Garland and his family love to hike, ski, canoe and visit U.S. national parks. On the bench, that appreciation for the environment has shined through—and the cases where Garland ruled against the Environmental Protection Agency are few.
Frances Ivens : Legal Week : March 14, 2016
The New York-based firm is launching a new office in the Chinese city spearheaded by former Clyde & Co global aviation finance head Paul Jebely.
: The American Lawyer : March 14, 2016
The American Lawyer invites firms to send us the names of their new partners for 2016. Please send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2016
The Law Journal's annual yearbook on new partners, including lateral hires, in New Jersey.