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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
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016
A year after Morgan Lewis absorbed Bingham McCutchen, several lawyers from the latter find new homes; Fried Frank welcomes back an ex-partner; Jenner & Block brings on an M&A leader; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : February 02, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Daimler v. Bauman is undermining anti-terror law on jurisdictional grounds.
Ross Todd : The Recorder : January 20, 2016
Ruling 6-3 in 'Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez,' the high court held that a defendant can't moot a class action by offering full payment to the lead plaintiff.
Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : January 20, 2016
So far, so good for the plaintiffs' bar in the latest batch of class action cases the U.S. Supreme Court is considering this term.
: The National Law Journal : January 18, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2016
Dentons keeps expanding, but one lawyer in Chicago seeks a higher power; Clark Hill merges in the Windy City; Wilson Elser expands in two states; Orrick makes a handful of key hires; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 04, 2016
Doug Demarest died last week after his plane crashed in Anchorage, damaging the building where his wife, Dorsey & Whitney partner Katherine Demarest, practices law.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 28, 2015
A case being handled by the nonprofit Innocence Project and Dorsey & Whitney in Alaska saw a client get freed after 18 years in prison, although a similar matter in Minnesota drew ended this month after another pro bono client died while incarcerated.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : December 22, 2015
Ruling is a win for Asian dance band The Slants—and also for the Washington Redskins.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 06, 2015
Five months after a high-profile raid by Cooley, Reed Smith rebuilds its capital markets practice; Burleson refugees find new homes; Dentons keeps hiring; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : December 01, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Tuesday that an American woman injured in an Austrian train accident cannot sue the railroad in U.S. courts merely because she purchased her ticket online in the United States. The decision, the first signed opinion of the current term, is the latest in a series of rulings in which the high court has limited the use of U.S. courts as forums for adjudicating wrongs that took place primarily outside the country.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : November 30, 2015
McGuireWoods has forged an affiliation agreement with Shanghai-based FuJae Partners, a firm formed by three partners leaving Chinese firm Jun He Law Offices.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 22, 2015
Mayer Brown adds a cybersecurity expert in Washington, D.C., while watching its Brazilian affiliate ramp up in São Paulo; Baker Botts makes some anniversary additions; a lobbying shakeup at Wilson Elser; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : November 20, 2015
One current and five former public high school students who claimed officers in the New York City Police Department's School Safety Division violated their civil rights through excessive force and wrongful arrests have settled their suit against the city.
: The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015
New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2015
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is the latest big firm to bet on the Lone Star State with an 11-lawyer team from Lewis Brisbois; Shearman & Sterling snags an IP trio from Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 02, 2015
Firms involved in detainee representation.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 29, 2015
A tie-up of big pharmacy chains came with a healthy price tag, as the proposed $17.2 billion union between the Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid yielded roles for a handful of Am Law 100 firms.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : October 29, 2015
Professional athletes, entertainers and politicians in a world of trouble have all turned to Billy Martin, who recently joined Miles & Stockbridge as a partner. He spoke to the Lit Daily about his practice, his work to diversify the legal profession and why getting rear-ended by a guy in a Porsche changed his life.
Jennifer Henderson and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 28, 2015
Douglas Tween, chair of Baker & McKenzie's white-collar practice and head of the firm's New York litigation department, is headed to Magic Circle firm Linklaters; Cravath hires from Simpson Thacher; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 27, 2015
The Minneapolis-based firm expands into a second mainland Chinese office despite some U.S. peers leaving China entirely.
: The National Law Journal : October 12, 2015
Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.
Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : October 09, 2015
The Appellate Division, First Department, has adopted the "Garner test" for determining whether an attorney-client privilege claimed by a corporation and its lawyers may be overcome by the "fiduciary exception."
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 04, 2015
Another practice leader leaves Kaye Scholer; Blank Rome bags a handful of new hires; Day Pitney poaches a five-partner real estate team; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : September 25, 2015
New Jersey firms once again have a presence in an annual survey of which firms are getting the call to advise the country's top-earning corporations in litigation matters.
Robert D. Owen : Legaltech News : September 18, 2015
The new one-day program will explore the proposed amendments to the FRCP.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 14, 2015
The Ninth Circuit ruling authored by Judge Richard Tallman erects a new hurdle for copyright holders monitoring services like YouTube for unauthorized content.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2015
The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf bankrupted Geoffrey Coll, but the securities litigator has found a new home at Baker & Hostetler; Greenberg Traurig brings on Ted Kennedy's widow; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : September 03, 2015
West Coast midlevels tended to be happier than their East Coast counterparts.
: Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2015