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Nine Dorsey Lawyers Selected in Des Moines for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019

November 8, 2018

DES MOINES, IOWA — (August 15, 2018) – International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that nine lawyers in the Firm’s Des Moines office were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. These are among a total of 123 Dorsey lawyers in 14 offices selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019. In addition, a total of six Dorsey lawyers have been named Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyers of the Year

Listed below are the Dorsey Des Moines lawyers named as 2019 Best Lawyers, the specialties in which they are named, and the first year they were listed.

Best Lawyers in America 2019:

  • David L. Claypool (2003)
    Public Finance Law
  • John 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 Miller (2016)
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation–Labor & Employment
  • Alissa Smith (2015)
    Health Care Law
  • David A. Tank (2007)
    Commercial Litigation

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. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers has received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 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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