MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Eileen Roberts has joined the Firm in its Minneapolis office as a Senior Attorney in the Real Estate and Land Use Group. Ms. Roberts joins Dorsey from William Mitchell College of Law where she was the Austin J. Baillon and Caroline M. Baillon Professor of Real Estate Law.
“Dorsey has a strong and multifaceted Real Estate and Land Use practice and a superb client base.”
During her 24-year tenure at William Mitchell, she taught and wrote about real estate law and served as faculty advisor for the Real Estate Law Society. Ms. Roberts is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and has been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs and a regular consultant to the practicing bar on litigated or transactional matters that involve real estate or land use issues.
Ms. Roberts received her J.D. from William Mitchell and practiced real estate and land use law for nine years at several Twin Cities law firms, most recently as a partner at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, before joining the William Mitchell faculty in 1989.
“We are incredibly fortunate to add a real estate expert like Eileen Roberts to the Dorsey team,” said Dorsey partner Mark Hamel, who chairs the Real Estate and Land Use Group, consisting of more than 20 lawyers who devote their practice exclusively to real estate matters Firm-wide and an additional team of lawyers who have substantial real estate backgrounds and capabilities. “We are continuing to strategically add talent across the Dorsey platform to better serve our clients everywhere.”
“I am excited to be returning to private practice with Dorsey & Whitney,” added Ms. Roberts. “Dorsey has a strong and multifaceted Real Estate and Land Use practice and a superb client base.”
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