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Firm Profile

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Firm Profile

Minneapolis

  • Profile
  • 50 South Sixth Street
  • Suite 1500
  • Minneapolis
  • Minnesota
  • USA
  • MN 55402-1498

Firm profile submitted by Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Managing Partner: Ken Cutler
Number of US partners: 266
Number of other US lawyers: 255


Dorsey & Whitney is a full service business law firm, with over 550 lawyers in 20 offices, and strategically focused on six industries.

Banking:
Dorsey lawyers assist banking clients around the world in complex lending and restructuring transactions, as well as matters involving bankruptcy, regulatory, corporate trust, consumer financial services, payment systems, corporate, M&A, benefits, employment, intellectual property and all types of litigation.

Energy:
The firm-wide energy practice includes the power, clean tech and the oil/gas industries. Dorsey lawyers work with its energy clients in energy-related transactions, energy-related litigation, government enforcement, federal regulatory and state regulatory matters.

Food & Agribusiness:
Dorsey serves clients from all sectors of the industry – from seed to markets to table. Few large firms can match Dorsey’s comprehensive understanding and experience in the field, including extensive work with cooperatives. Dorsey covers the full spectrum of services, including general corporate, transactions, intellectual property, litigation, and regulatory.

Health Care:
Dorsey represents many of the best known health care companies in the world, from providers to insurers, from drug and medical device manufacturers to investors in these concerns.Dorsey attorneys from over a dozen practice areas regularly provide services to clients in the health care industry.

Mining & Natural Resources:
Dorsey has been recognized as a leading law firm serving the mining and natural resources industry. Dorsey lawyers perform significant services for domestic, cross-border and international mining industry clients in areas from property acquisition to environmental challenges to capital markets transactions.

Public-Private Project Development:
Dorsey lawyers from several key practice areas are specifically committed to providing advise and counsel to public and private entities involved in the development, financing, construction, operation and management of public-private projects, including stadiums, mixed-use development, government, health care, transportation and other infrastructure.



Corporate:
Dorsey’s corporate lawyers are known for the broad legal advice they provide. They are best known, however, for getting deals done. The firm has been ranked among the top ten in US M&A deals completed, according to Thomson Reuters, for over two decades.

Litigation & Arbitration:
Dorsey’s litigation practice includes over 175 lawyers, all of whom litigate, arbitrate, mediate and negotiate. They handle matters with amounts in controversy ranging from billions of dollars to matters of principle. They are particularly known for their real trial experience—Dorsey lawyers try – and win – cases in forums around the world.

LegalMine:
Dorsey has responded to the crippling expense of e-discovery by developing LegalMine™, an in-house document review facility which charges a flat fee based on a per-document or per-page charge, so the expense can be accurately estimated and controlled.

Labor & Employment:
Over 30 attorneys offer an array of services including advice and counselling and employment litigation. The firm also provides advice on executive and employment compensation law, M&A support, employee benefits, ERISA compliance and tax law.

Intellectual Property:
Dorsey’s patent group is staffed with attorneys skilled in technical fields, with many holding PhD and/or EE degrees. Clients rely on Dorsey’s Trademark 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.

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

  • 50 South Sixth Street,
  • Suite 1500,
  • Minneapolis,
  • Minnesota
  • USA
  • MN 55402-1498
  • Tel +1 612 340 2600
  • Fax +1 612 340 2868
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website : www.dorsey.com
  • 1031 West 4th Avenue,
  • Suite 600,
  • Anchorage,
  • Alaska
  • USA
  • AK 99501-5907
  • Tel 907 276 4557
  • Fax 907 276 4152
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 305 Lytton Avenue,
  • Palo Alto,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94301
  • Tel 650 857 1717
  • Fax 650 857 1288
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Plaza Tower,
  • 600 Anton Boulevard,
  • Suite 2000,
  • Costa Mesa,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92626
  • Tel 714 800 1400
  • Fax 714 800 1499
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Suite 400,
  • 1400 Wewatta St.,
  • Denver,
  • Colorado
  • USA
  • CO 80202-5549
  • Tel 303 629 3400
  • Fax 303 629 3450
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 300 Delaware Ave,
  • Suite 1010,
  • Wilmington,
  • Delaware
  • USA
  • DE 19801
  • Tel 302 425 7171
  • Fax 302 425 7177
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1801 K Street NW,
  • Suite 750,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20036
  • Tel 202 442 3000
  • Fax 202 442 3199
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 801 Grand,
  • Suite #4100,
  • Des Moines,
  • Iowa
  • USA
  • IA 50309-2790
  • Tel 515 283 1000
  • Fax 515 283 1060
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 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 : [email protected]
  • 125 Bank Street,
  • Millennium Building,
  • Suite 600,
  • Missoula,
  • Montana
  • USA
  • MT 59802-4407
  • Tel 406 721 6025
  • Fax 406 543 0863
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 51 West 52nd Street,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10019-6119
  • Tel 212 415 9200
  • Fax 212 953 7201
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 111 S. Main Street, 21st Floor ,
  • Salt Lake City,
  • Utah
  • USA
  • UT 84111-2176
  • Tel 801 933 7360
  • Fax 801 933 7373
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Columbia Center,
  • 701 Fifth Ave,
  • Suite 6100,
  • Seattle,
  • Washington
  • USA
  • WA 98104-7043
  • Tel 206 903 8800
  • Fax 206 903 8820
  • Email : [email protected]