131 Dorsey Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 and 2020 Lawyers of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS--()--International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that 131 lawyers from all 13 of the Firm’s U.S. offices were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 (Woodward White, Inc.). In addition, 13 of those lawyers, from the Firm’s Anchorage, Costa Mesa, Denver, Des Moines, Minneapolis, and Salt Lake City offices, were recognized as Best Lawyers® 2020 Lawyers of the Year.

Listed below are the Dorsey lawyers recognized as 2020 Lawyers of the Year and 2020 Best Lawyers, the specialties in which they are named, the first year they were listed in Best Lawyers and their office location.

Best Lawyers 2020 Lawyers of the Year:

  • Robert C. Bundy
    Anchorage–Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Louisiana W. Cutler
    Anchorage–Employment Law–Management
  • Juan C. Basombrio
    Costa Mesa–Litigation–Antitrust
  • Dennis Wong
    Costa Mesa–Banking and Finance Law
  • Lee R. Osman
    Denver–Patent Law, Technology Law
  • Robert E. Josten
    Des Moines–Public Finance Law
  • B. Andrew Brown
    Minneapolis–Litigation–Environmental
  • Ross C. D'Emanuele
    Minneapolis–Health Care Law
  • Jocelyn Knoll
    Minneapolis–Construction Law
  • Michael A. Lindsay
    Minneapolis–Litigation–Antitrust
  • Robert A. Rosenbaum
    Minneapolis–Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Nolan S. Taylor
    Salt Lake City–Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Matthew G. Wells
    Salt Lake City–Venture Capital Law

The Best Lawyers in America 2020:

ANCHORAGE, AK

  • Robert C. Bundy (2005)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Criminal Defense: General Practice
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    Litigation–Antitrust
    Litigation–Environmental
  • Louisiana W. Cutler (2007)
    Employment Law–Management
    Land Use and Zoning Law
    Litigation–Labor and Employment
    Municipal Law
  • Michael R. Mills (2003)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Joan M. Travostino (2007)
    Corporate Law
    Land Use and Zoning Law
    Municipal Law
    Real Estate Law 

COSTA MESA, CA

  • Juan C. Basombrio (2007)
    Litigation–Antitrust
  • Gabrielle M. Wirth (2007)
    Employment Law–Management
    Labor Law–Management
  • Dennis Wong (2011)
    Banking & Finance Law

DALLAS, TX

  • G. Michael Gruber (2011)
    Commercial Litigation
  • Robert B. Hale (2008)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Jay J. Madrid (2003)
    Commercial Litigation
    International Arbitration–Commercial
    Mediation
  • Larry A. Makel (2007)
    Equipment Finance Law

DENVER, CO

  • Betty Carter Arkell (2006)
    Corporate Law
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    Securities/Capital Markets Law
    Venture Capital Law
  • Whitney A. Holmes (2006)
    Corporate Law
  • Lee R. Osman (2007)
    Litigation–Intellectual Property
    Litigation–Patent
    Patent Law
    Technology Law
  • Lisa A. Osman (2016)
    Trademark Law
  • Kenneth G. Sam (2013)
    Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Gregory S. Tamkin (2017)
    Litigation–Intellectual Property
    Litigation–Patent
  • Paul G. Thompson (2014)
    Corporate Law

DES MOINES, IA

  • David L. Claypool (2003)
    Public Finance Law
  • John P. Danos (2019)
    Economic Development Law
    Public Finance Law
  • David D. Grossklaus (2005)
    Public Finance Law
  • Robert E. Josten (2003)
    Public Finance Law
  • Cristina Kuhn (2013)
    Public Finance Law
  • Edwin N. McIntosh (2007)
    Health Care Law
  • William J. Miller (2016)
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation–Labor & Employment
  • Alissa Smith (2015)
    Health Care Law
  • David A. Tank (2007)
    Commercial Litigation

MINNEAPOLIS, MN

  • Jonathan B. Abram (2007)
    Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Michael J. Ahern (2010)
    Administrative/Regulatory Law
    Government Relations Practice
  • Timothy B. Arends (2013)
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Jeffrey Bauer (2018)
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • William J. Berens (1993)
    Litigation–Trusts & Estates
    Trusts & Estates
  • Rebecca J. Bernhard (2019)
    Employment Law–Management
  • B. Andrew Brown (2007)
    Litigation–Environmental
  • Elizabeth C. Buckingham (2010)
    Copyright Law
    Trademark Law
  • Robert E. Cattanach (2008)
    Litigation–Environmental
  • Monica Clark (2020)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Dan Colton (2018)
    Mining Law
  • Clint Conner (2020)
    Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Ken Cutler (2006)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Ross D’Emanuele (2017)
    Health Care Law
  • Skip Durocher (2013)
    Commercial Litigation
    Native American Law
  • L. Joseph Genereux (2007)
    Banking & Finance Law
  • Laura K. Graf (2018)
    Real Estate Law
  • Michelle S. Grant (2020)
    Litigation - Securities
  • LB Guthrie (2006)
    Real Estate Law
  • Mark E. Hamel (1995)
    Real Estate Law
  • Peter L. Harris (2020)
    Banking and Finance Law
  • Timothy S. Hearn (2009)
    Corporate Compliance Law
    Corporate Governance Law
    Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Paul W. Heiring (2016)
    Litigation–ERISA
  • Stuart R. Hemphill (2016)
    Litigation–Intellectual Property
  • Nathan E. Honson (2013)
    Tax Law
  • J David Jackson (2016)
    Commercial–Litigation
  • Mark R. Kaster (2010)
    Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Thomas O. Kelly III (2019)
    Banking and Finance Law
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Jocelyn Knoll (2016)
    Construction Law
    Litigation–Construction
  • Bridget A. Logstrom Koci (2008)
    Litigation–Trusts & Estates
    Trusts & Estates
  • Peter M. Lancaster (2011)
    Litigation–Intellectual Property
    Litigation–Patent
  • Thaddeus R. Lightfoot (2007)
    Environmental Law
    Litigation–Environmental
  • Jay R. Lindgren (2006)
    Land Use & Zoning Law
    Public Finance Law
  • Michael A. Lindsay (2008)
    Litigation–Antitrust
  • Stephen P. Lucke (2010)
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation–ERISA
  • Edward B. Magarian (2011)
    Litigation–Antitrust
  • John Marti (2020)
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Saiko Y. McIvor (2010)
    Immigration Law
  • David Meyer (2018)
    Real Estate Law
  • Ryan E. Mick (2018)
    Employment Law–Management
    Litigation–Labor & Employment
  • Marcus A. Mollison (2019)
    Real Estate Law
  • Peter Nelson (2017)
    Banking & Finance Law
  • Steven C. Nelson (2013)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Barry Newman (2018)
    Trusts & Estates
  • Robert J. Olson (2013)
    Construction Law
    Real Estate Law
  • Katina M. Peterson (2020)
    Tax Law
  • Neal N. Peterson (2017)
    Health Care Law
  • Michael J. Radmer (2007)
    Mutual Funds Law
  • F. Matthew Ralph (2020)
    Commercial Litigation
  • Melissa Raphan (2009)
    Employment Law–Management
    Litigation–Labor & Employment
  • Robert A. Rosenbaum (2006)
    Corporate Compliance Law
    Corporate Governance Law
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Eric A. Ruzicka (2016)
    Construction Law
    Litigation–Construction
  • William Stoeri (2019)
    Medical Malpractice Law–Defendants
  • Mary J. Streitz (2012)
    Native American Law
    Tax Law
  • Jay L. Swanson (2007)
    Corporate Compliance Law
    Corporate Governance Law
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Thomas W. Tinkham (1989)
    Commercial Litigation
  • Claire H. Topp (2019)
    Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • Gary L. Tygesson (2007)
    Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Bryn R. Vaaler (2013)
    Corporate Law
  • Steven J. Wells (2012)
    Commercial Litigation
    Franchise Law
  • RJ Zayed (2015)
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    Litigation–Intellectual Property

MISSOULA, MT

  • Stephen Bell (2020)
    Commercial Litigation
  • Jack Manning (1999)
    Corporate Law
    Securities/Capital Markets Law

NEW YORK, NY

  • Nick Akerman (2019)
    Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Joshua Colangelo-Bryan (2019)
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Sandra Edelman (2007)
    Litigation–Intellectual Property
    Litigation–Patent
  • Bruce R. Ewing (2005)
    Trademark Law
  • Jonathan M. Herman (2012)
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation–Trusts & Estates
  • Richard H. Silberberg (2007)
    Arbitration
    Mediation

PALO ALTO, CA

  • Robert A. Franklin (2019)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Jessica G. McKinlay (2019)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Stephen T. O'Neill (2018)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

SALT LAKE CITY, UT

  • Alan W. Bell (2010)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Bryon J. Benevento (2006)
    Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants
    Product Liability Litigation–Defendants
  • Brett L. Foster (2013)
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation – Patent
    Trademark Law
  • L. Grant Foster (2013)
    Copyright Law
    Patent Law
    Trademark Law
  • Megan Houdeshel (2017)
    Environmental Law
    Litigation - Environmental
  • Peggy Hunt (2008)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Annette W. Jarvis (2005)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Bet-The-Company Litigation
    Litigation–Bankruptcy
  • Bradley B. Jensen (2014)
    Patent Law
    Trademark Law
  • Milo Steven Marsden (2010)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation–Securities
  • David Marx (2014)
    Corporate Law
  • Mark A. Miller (2015)
    Litigation–Intellectual Property
    Patent Law
    Trademark Law
  • Aaron Murdock (2019)
    Corporate Law
  • William B. Prince (2006)
    Natural Resources Law
    Oil & Gas Law
  • Marcus Simon (2020)
    Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Nolan S. Taylor (2006)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities/Capital Markets Law
    Venture Capital Law
  • Michael F. Thomson (2011)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Litigation–Bankruptcy
  • Steven T. Waterman (2006)
    Litigation–Bankruptcy
  • Matthew G. Wells (2008)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    Venture Capital Law

SEATTLE, WA

  • Christopher J. Barry (2009)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Terrence I. Danysh (2011)
    Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Elizabeth J. Deckman (2013)
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Michael W. Droke (2007)
    Employment Law–Management
    Labor Law–Management
  • Peter S. Ehrlichman (2007)
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation–Intellectual Property
    Litigation–Labor & Employment
    Litigation–Real Estate
    Litigation–Securities
  • Kimton N. Eng (2011)
    Patent Law
  • Joseph M. Gaffney (1995)
    Trusts & Estates
  • Aaron Goldstein (2018)
    Employment Law–Management
  • John D. Hollinrake Jr. (2012)
    Tax Law
  • Walter Q. Impert (2018)
    Trusts & Estates
  • J. Michael Keyes (2013)
    Commercial Litigation
    Copyright Law
    Litigation–Intellectual Property
    Litigation–Patent
    Patent Law
    Trademark Law
  • Marianne O'Bara (2007)
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

WASHINGTON, DC

  • Thomas O. Gorman (2010)
    Litigation–Securities
    Securities Regulation

WILMINGTON, DE

  • Eric Lopez Schnabel (2016)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 94,000 leading lawyers are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers received over 11 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 62,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

The lawyers listed in Best Lawyers do not decide in which legal specialties they are listed. They are included in specialties as a result of the votes they receive from their peers. The specialties listed are based on information from a variety of sources. For more information, visit the Best Lawyers website.

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Contacts

Jeri Longtin-Kloss
612.492.5315
longtin.kloss.jeri@dorsey.com

Release Summary

Dorsey & Whitney announced today that 131 lawyers from all of the Firm’s U.S. offices were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020.

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Contacts

Jeri Longtin-Kloss
612.492.5315
longtin.kloss.jeri@dorsey.com