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- Designation: Minneapolis
- Head Count: 501
- Gross Revenues: $326,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $650,000
- Profits Per Partner: $545,000
- Year Over Year Change: 7
Dorsey & Whitney is a Minneapolis-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dorsey & Whitney has 501 attorneys and is the 84th largest firm in the United States. With $326,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 92nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 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
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Arnold Bloch Leibler is Australian counsel to Slater, while London-based Macfarlanes is advising on English law.
Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : March 25, 2015
Employers are not required to give pregnant workers the same accommodations that they offer workers with other disabilities, but need to establish a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for any difference to avoid liability for pregnancy discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2015
Kutak Rock loses eight of its nine lawyers in Wichita to growing Am Law 200 firm Lewis Brisbois; Cahill makes a rare partner hire; Kasowitz and Polsinelli partners take entrepreneurial turns; musical chairs at McDermott; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : March 12, 2015
When it comes to protectionism, China isn't blameless. But the United States wields its trade laws just as aggressively against Chinese companies.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 09, 2015
Our latest roundup of litigation in which Am Law 200 firms are either defendants or plaintiffs includes an attempt to revive a case against O'Melveny & Myers; assertions that Dorsey & Whitney should share their client BIAX Corp.'s pain; and allegations of negligence against Baker Botts and Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel.
Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : March 04, 2015
Lawyers on all sides of the contentious debate over attended the arguments Wednesday. Here are some first-blush reactions to what they saw and heard.
: The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
Shire / NPS; HeidelbergCement Asset Sale; Shake Shack IPO; Marlin / NuDevco / Azure; Facebook / Wit.ai / Quickfire; OnCore/ Tekmira
Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : February 25, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared reluctant to give employers greater protection from lawsuits by employees and job applicants who claim discrimination based on their religious beliefs.
Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : February 24, 2015
The 50 law schools that send the most graduates into associate jobs at the country's largest law firms have something in common—each stands among the Top 100 law schools in the country, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. With one notable exception: Howard University School of Law.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : February 24, 2015
Litigation positions taken by Dorsey & Whitney on behalf of an NPE client had been objectively reasonable at the time, wrote Circuit Judge Timothy Dyk.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015
Handling the legal side of the nation's largest electronics retailer is a big job, especially if you're also cutting departmental costs, implementing an innovative compliance program and focusing on diversity and pro bono work.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015
UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s pro bono program is expansive. It serves a range of groups, including children, veterans, seniors and nonprofit organizations, and it does so in the Twin Cities and beyond.
: The American Lawyer : February 09, 2015
The Am Law Daily's early coverage of 2014 financial results of The Am Law 100/200 includes an examination into what's going on behind the numbers. This list will be updated as new results become available. Final rankings and full results for The Am Law 100 will be published in The American Lawyer's May 2015 issue and The Am Law Second Hundred will be published in the June issue.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 08, 2015
Jones Day and Polsinelli pick up a pair of Squire Patton Boggs health care practice leaders; Dickinson Wright and Jackson Lewis prepare for new offices; Paul Weiss picks up a top federal prosecutor; Willkie Farr makes another hire in Houston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 30, 2015
Despite a management change and the defection of three practice group leaders and other top partners, Dorsey & Whitney reported a 3.8 percent increase in gross revenue in 2014, to $338.5 million, while profits per partner and revenue also improved.
Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : January 29, 2015
Over the objections of defense lawyers at Dorsey & Whitney and Squire Patton Boggs, Bank of China was ordered to turn over internal investigation records that could help plaintiffs tie the bank to a 2006 Palestinian terrorist attack.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2015
Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 15, 2015
A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2015
Paul Hastings, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Debevoise & Plimpton and Boies, Schiller & Flexner make high-profile litigation hires; an Akin project finance head goes in-house; Kelley Drye & Warren adds a Bingham McCutchen refugee but loses its private equity chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2015
Davis Wright Tremaine and Dentons absorb two small shops; Cadwalader adds a seven-strong team from Latham & Watkins; a former senator signs on at DLA Piper; McDermott's European antitrust head goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 07, 2015
A round up of legal news from ALM publications and around the web: the latest legal strike in a suit involving Prince Andrew and Alan Dershowitz; former Gov. Robert McDonnell sentenced; Kirby Delauter.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 06, 2015
Sony's lawyer urged the Federal Circuit to make the law firm pay the $2 million tab for defending patent claims brought by a now-bankrupt NPE.
Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : December 09, 2014
Companies that require employees to go through security screenings at the end of their workday are not required to pay overtime, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
: The Recorder : December 08, 2014
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2014
Ogletree Deakins, Quinn Emanuel and Winston & Strawn join the Houston hiring frenzy; Bingham McCutchen's exodus continues; three Howrey alums find a new home at Novak Druce; Jenner & Block brings on a former Deepwater Horizon task force head; Skadden adds one in London and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 30, 2014
The world's second-largest firm by attorney head count adds two more former federal regulators to its ranks; American Apparel hires a Loeb & Loeb partner; Greenberg Traurig bags Edwards Wildman Palmer's Los Angeles partner-in-charge; Steptoe & Johnson snags an IP trio and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : November 14, 2014
After months of sparring, Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com agreed Thursday to let the New York-based publisher set its own prices for e-books. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer represented Hachette, while Amazon handled the matter in-house.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2014
Covington & Burling picks up a leading consumer financial services lawyer from Morrison & Foerster, a firm that recently saw a technology transactions partner join the NBA; Gibson Dunn makes a government hire after election season; two more firms raid Bingham; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : November 07, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied Kristan Peters' petition for a writ of certiorari that claimed her seven-year suspension from the Southern District was too harsh and harmful to her career.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : November 07, 2014
With a Republican majority in Congress come January, experts expect a fast push for new financial services legislation that would reduce regulatory burdens and encourage growth.