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Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Minneapolis

Dorsey & Whitney LLP - Minneapolis
  • 50 South Sixth Street
  • Suite 1500
  • Minneapolis
  • Minnesota
  • USA
  • MN 55402-1498
  • Tel:+1 612 340 2600
  • Fax:+1 612 340 2868
  • Email:Contact Us
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  • Managing Partner: Ken Cutler
  • Number of US partners: 235
  • Number of other US lawyers: 263 
  • International Offices Dorsey also has international offices in Toronto, Vancouver, London, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Firm Overview:
Dorsey supports clients in a wide range of industries and sectors including healthcare and life sciences, energy, natural resources, agribusiness, manufacturing, financial services, technology and retail.

Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate:
Dorsey provides an array of corporate legal and transaction services to clients ranging from start-ups to multinational corporations. For over a decade, the firm has been ranked among the top ten US law firms by Thomson Financial for completed M&A transactions. Dorsey’s M&A clients include a range of Fortune 500 companies including UnitedHealth Group, U.S.Bancorp, Canon, General Mills and Hormel Foods. The firm’s expertise also includes assisting clients with capital raising such as complex registered debt offerings. International activities include Canadian cross-border transactions as well as US securities work on offerings overseas. The firm provides securities compliance and corporate governance counsel to numerous public companies. Dorsey’s emerging companies practice represents numerous medical device and other technology companies and the firm’s Energy Group supports financings for a variety of alternative energy facilities as well as traditional energy producers and distributors. The Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group has extensive experience representing debtors, creditors, lenders, and other participants in reorganization, liquidation and workout proceedings. Dorsey has a focus on heathcare legal issues and is positioned to provide unique deep knowledge perspective with important clients in key segments of healthcare including medical technology and services, payor organizations, care providers, and venture and early stage investors.

Litigation:
The Litigation Practice represents a wide range of businesses and organizations including multinational corporations, medical institutions, small businesses, government, and individuals in all forms of dispute resolution. The firm’s attorneys have broad experience in litigation, arbitration, mediation and negotiation in matters involving financial institutions, construction and real estate, employment, commercial, environmental, ERISA, franchise, fraud, health law, intellectual property, international disputes, product liability, securities, tax and white-collar crime. Dorsey has a long history of success for its clients across a wide range of forums and jurisdictions.

Labor & Employment:
More than 70 attorneys in the United States, Europe and China offer an array of services including employment law training, alternative dispute resolution, labor-management relations advice and litigation, administrative audit and crisis management consulting, and immigration law counsel. The firm also provides advice and counsel on executive and employment compensation law, M&A employment support, employee benefits, ERISA compliance and taxation law. The firm’s lawsuit defense experience crosses a wide range of litigation matters including class action lawsuits, sexual harassment and employment discrimination, wage and hour collective actions, trade secret protection and non-compete enforcement.

Intellectual Property:
Dorsey’s Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy and Management Group is staffed with attorneys skilled in technical fields, with many holding PhD and/or EE degrees. It helps clients protect and leverage critical intellectual property. Clients rely on Dorsey’s Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Brand Management Group to select, protect and enforce trademarks, copyrights and domain names. Both groups work with clients to build and protect strategic intellectual property portfolios and aggressively defend them against competitors including through litigation when necessary. Dorsey represents clients in courtrooms and before regulatory bodies in patent infringement, trade secret, trademark infringement and dilution, unfair competition, trade dress protection and copyright infringement cases.

Indian & Gaming:
Dorsey’s nationally ranked Indian and Gaming practice serves Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments, their commercial entities, and lenders, developers and others doing business with tribes on issues of economic diversification, financing (both taxable and tax-exempt), project development, taxation, litigation, environmental affairs and regulatory compliance.

International Work:
In over 60 countries, Dorsey provides clients with expertise on matters including cross-border transactions, corporate advice, complex litigation, capital markets, M&A, joint ventures, intellectual property, immigration, tax litigation and arbitration, export controls, licensing agreements and international treaties.

Branches

  • 1031 West 4th Avenue,
  • Suite 600,
  • Anchorage,
  • Alaska
  • USA
  • AK 99501-5907
  • Tel 907 276 4557
  • Fax 907 276 4152
  • Email : anchorage@dorsey.com
  • 305 Lytton Avenue,
  • Palo Alto,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94301
  • Tel 650 857 1717
  • Fax 650 857 1288
  • Email : paloalto@dorsey.com
  • Plaza Tower,
  • 600 Anton Boulevard,
  • Suite 2000,
  • Costa Mesa,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92626
  • Tel 714 800 1400
  • Fax 714 800 1499
  • Email : socal@dorsey.com
  • Suite 400,
  • 1400 Wewatta St.,
  • Denver,
  • Colorado
  • USA
  • CO 80202-5549
  • Tel 303 629 3400
  • Fax 303 629 3450
  • Email : denver@dorsey.com
  • 300 Delaware Ave,
  • Suite 1010,
  • Wilmington,
  • Delaware
  • USA
  • DE 19801
  • Tel 302 425 7171
  • Fax 302 425 7177
  • Email : delaware@dorsey.com
  • 801 Grand,
  • Suite #4100,
  • Des Moines,
  • Iowa
  • USA
  • IA 50309-2790
  • Tel 515 283 1000
  • Fax 515 283 1060
  • Email : desmoines@dorsey.com
  • 3203 32nd Avenue South,
  • Suite 103,
  • PO Box 1344,
  • Fargo,
  • North Dakota
  • USA
  • ND 58107-1344
  • Tel 701 235 6000
  • Fax 701 235 9969
  • Email : fargo@dorsey.com
  • 125 Bank Street,
  • Millennium Building,
  • Suite 600,
  • Missoula,
  • Montana
  • USA
  • MT 59802-4407
  • Tel 406 721 6025
  • Fax 406 543 0863
  • Email : missoula@dorsey.com
  • 51 West 52nd Street,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10019-6119
  • Tel 212 415 9200
  • Fax 212 953 7201
  • Email : newyork@dorsey.com
  • Kearns Building,
  • 136 South Main Street,
  • Suite 100,
  • Salt Lake City,
  • Utah
  • USA
  • UT 84101-1655
  • Tel 801 933 7360
  • Fax 801 933 7373
  • Email : saltlakecity@dorsey.com
  • Columbia Center,
  • 701 Fifth Ave,
  • Suite 6100,
  • Seattle,
  • Washington
  • USA
  • WA 98104-7043
  • Tel 206 903 8800
  • Fax 206 903 8820
  • Email : seattle@dorsey.com
  • 1801 K Street NW,
  • Suite 750,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20036
  • Tel 202 442 3000
  • Fax 202 442 3199
  • Email : washingtondc@dorsey.com
  • 199 Bishopsgate,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC2M 3UT
  • Tel +44 20 7031 3700
  • Fax +44 20 7031 3799
  • DX 33890 Finsbury Square
  • Email : london@dorsey.com