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Global CEO: Elliott Portnoy
Global Chairman: Joe Andrew
Dentons US CEO: Mike McNamara
Dentons US Managing Partner: Mary Wilson
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum Managing Partner: Keith Bice
Dentons Cohen & Grigsby CEO: Chris Carson
Dentons Davis Brown President: John Pietila
Dentons Durham Jones Pinegar CEO: N. Todd Leishman
Dentons US Region Managing Partner: Toby McClamroch
Number of lawyers: 11,000 lawyers and professionals in 208 locations in 80 countries
Website: www.dentons.com 

Firm Overview:
Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, with more than 20,000 people in over 200 locations in 80 countries, has delivered quality and value to 193 of the world’s 200 largest companies. The firm’s success is due, in large part, to its commitment to having high-quality legal talent everywhere to serve clients anywhere. Dentons has more women lawyers globally than any other law firm. With the goal of serving clients in a more seamless fashion across the 100 largest legal markets in the US, since January 2020 Dentons has expanded its US reach by adding offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, Iowa, and Utah bringing the Dentons’ offices in the US to 39, including locations on both coasts, in the Midwest and South, and in Hawaii; and in nine of the top 10, and 14 of the top 20, US markets.

Clients benefit from Dentons’ polycentric approach. The firm has no single headquarters or dominant national culture, allowing lawyers to bring their in-depth understanding of the local business environment and legal system when delivering legal counsel and business solutions. Dentons’ lawyers reflect the race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and nationality of their global clientele.

Dentons leverages new technology and innovative processes to help clients solve business problems. Through its Nextlaw operations, the firm developed the industry’s largest Referral Network, providing clients instant access to extraordinary legal and business talent anywhere on the planet; and created In-House Solutions, which brings together former GCs and in-house legal counsel, along with legal technology and legal operations professionals, to help clients modernize and optimize their law departments as they respond to increased and complex operational demands.

Recognition. In its Global Brand Elite Index 2021, leading industry guide Acritas ranked Dentons among the top three in both Best-Known Law Firms and Most-Favored Law Firms. Dentons is also a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner, and numerous business and legal publications have recognized the Firm’s innovative client service initiatives that are disrupting the profession, such as its founding of a legal technology accelerator.

While Dentons is consistently honored with prestigious legal awards, the most meaningful recognition comes from clients. Legal decision-makers at Fortune 500 companies and startups, financial institutions and insurance companies, government entities and tribal nations, family offices and nonprofit organizations have described Dentons as ‘best in class,’‘innovative,’‘the gold standard in terms of client service,’‘effective and efficient’, a ‘go-to resource for unique and complicated issues,’‘super responsive, practical and efficient,’ and ‘always giving clear and practical advice.’

Recent Dentons accolades include:
■ Ranked in Law360’s Global 20 for the past three years running
■ Ranked in the Top 10 in BTI Consulting’s Brand Elite rankings
■ Named to the ‘BTI Power Elite - the 28’
■ Received more than 2,600 rankings across 60 countries (including 530 firm Band 1 and Band 2 rankings) in Chambers and The Legal 500 directories in 2020
■ Awarded ‘US Midwest Firm of the Year’ and ‘Most Innovative International Firm’ at Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas’ Women in Business Law Awards
■ Ranked by Juristat as one of the Top Patent Firms for 2020, including securing the top spot for biotechnology and organic patents and IP (USPTO Technology Center 1600)
■ Named ‘Practice Group of the Year’ for Cannabis Law by Law360 in 2020
■ Awarded ‘Mega-Large Cross Border Transaction of the Year’ at the Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards
■ Named to the ‘Top 100 Law Firms for Women’ by Women Inc. magazine

Main Areas of Practice:
Arbitration
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Competition & Antitrust
Corporate
Corporate Governance
Employment & Labor
Energy
Environmental and Natural Resources
Franchising and Distribution
Government Contracts
Health Care
Hotels and Leisure
Immigration 
Insurance
Intellectual Property & Technology
Intelligence and Strategic Services
Life Sciences
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mining
Native American Law & Policy
Pensions, Benefits & Executive
Compensation
Privacy & Security
Private Equity
Project Development
Public International Law
Public Law
Public Policy & Regulation
Public Procurement
Real Estate
Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy
Securities & Corporate Finance
Tax
Trade, WTO & Customs
Transportation
Trusts, Estates & Wealth Preservation
Venture Technology & Emerging Growth Companies
White Collar & Government Investigations

Additional Sectors include:
■ Automotive
■ Aviation & Aerospace
■ Cannabis
■ Communications
■ Construction
■ Defense
■ Financial Institutions
■ Forest Products & Agribusiness
■ Gaming
■ Government
■ Infrastructure & PPP
■ Luxury, Fashion & Beauty
■ Manufacturing
■ Media, Entertainment & Sports
■ Nonprofit
■ Professional Services
■ Retail
■ Technology

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This firm is also ranked in:

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Contributions

Total 7 contributions

Trends and Developments

US Regional Real Estate 2021 in Alabama

Authors: Adam J Sigman, Nathan Weinert, Steven Brickman

Law and Practice

US Regional Real Estate 2021 in Alabama

Authors: Adam J Sigman, Nathan Weinert, William D "Trey" Bolling III, Steven Brickman

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 86 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Dentons advises UniCredit on US$50 million ESG-linked loan to SIBUR

Authors: Mark Segall, Andrei Strijak, Lawrence Florescu, Mikhail Fedorov, Marina Smirnova

Press Release

Dentons represents Finstar Financial Group founder in SIAB bank acquisition

Authors: Konstantin Kroll, Marina Smirnova, Irina Volkova, Boris Belkin, Oksana Kravchenko, Arina Karsonova

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Banking & Finance
Band 3
Corporate/Commercial
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Litigation: General Commercial
Band 4
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Band 2
Arizona

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Band 2
California

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Band 4

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Alabama

Banking & Finance


James E Vann
Band 3

Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory


Maurice L Shevin
Band 2

Corporate/Commercial


Bradley J Sklar
Band 2
John H Cooper
Band 3
Todd Carlisle
Band 2

Healthcare


Lenora W Pate
Band 2

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California, Los Angeles, 300 South Grand Avenue
California, Los Angeles, 601 South Figueroa Street
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EC4M 7WS

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