Minneapolis, MN (June 2, 2005)—LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Dorsey & Whitney LLP is the top corporate law firm in Minneapolis for 2005, according to Corporate Board Member magazine. This is the fourth consecutive year that Dorsey has been the top vote-getter in the magazine’s annual Legal Industry Research Study. The survey polled directors working in Minneapolis who serve on boards of publicly traded companies. Respondents were asked to choose the five local law firms that they would most likely select to aid their companies on a broad range of corporate legal issues.
Jay Swanson, chair of Dorsey’s Corporate Governance and Compliance and Corporate and Securities Law groups, said: “Being selected by the people ultimately responsible for hiring corporate law firms is a distinct honor. A vote of confidence like this speaks to the superior client service Dorsey teams strive to deliver.”
Dorsey’s 50 corporate attorneys in Minneapolis provide a broad range of business-related services to public company clients across a variety of industries, including governance and compliance, securities law counsel, a wide range of capital markets transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. As a multi-practice law firm, Dorsey also serves the varied needs of privately held and emerging companies, and cooperatives.
Corporate Board Member’s annual study identifies the top 20 national corporate law firms and the top five corporate law firms in 25 major metropolitan areas. The complete national and metropolitan rankings appear in the July/August issue of Corporate Board Member and can be accessed online at www.boardmember.com/issues/current.