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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 2,503
- Gross Revenues: $1,261,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $505,000
- Profits Per Partner: $625,000
- Year Over Year Change: 26
Dentons is a London-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dentons has 2503 attorneys and is the 4th largest firm in the United States. With $1,261,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 14th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Dentonsranked as the 18th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in AL, AZ, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, TX and WA.
In the News
: Daily Report : March 05, 2015
McKenna Long & Aldridge and Dentons are discussing a merger, just 15 months after their effort to tie up failed, according to our affiliate, The Am Law Daily. The Daily Report will follow up with more later today and tomorrow in print.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 05, 2015
A little more than a year after a potential union between Dentons and McKenna Long & Aldridge fell through, the two Am Law 100 firms are once again examining the possibility of combining operations.
Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : March 05, 2015
The McKenna Long & Aldridge that decided not to become part of global megafirm Dentons in late 2013 is not quite the same firm that is considering giving the proposed union another go.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 04, 2015
Detroit intellectual property specialty firm hires five laterals from Dentons to open Dallas office.
: The Asian Lawyer : March 04, 2015
On Tuesday night, The Asian Lawyer held its second annual Asia Legal Awards, celebrating the region's top law firms. As promised, here's the list of lucky winners.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 03, 2015
Patterson Belknap and Shearman & Sterling lose a pair of IP practice leaders; Cadwalader rebuilds in Houston; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015
New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : March 02, 2015
In its boldest move yet, the verein is betting big on the Chinese economy.
Julie Triedman : Corporate Counsel : March 01, 2015
A blockbuster merger brings together a big international firm with China's biggest.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 01, 2015
Milbank expands in London and Frankfurt; Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani loses a top sports lawyer, but picks up more than a dozen others in Pittsburgh; Barclays and Deutsche Bank raid big firms for two in-house legal chiefs; Cadwalader brings on a top federal prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 01, 2015
A year after its bid to merge with now-defunct Canadian firm Heenan Blaikie fell through, DLA Piper has found a partner up north in Davis LLP, a 260-lawyer midtier firm based in Vancouver. The combination, effective in April, marks the latest combination of a U.S.-based global firm with one in Canada.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : February 26, 2015
Three lawyers with a REIT practice and an associate join Dentons' Dallas office.
Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
In this issue we feature hot practices, firm profiles and research you'll want to know about.
Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
Will other Am Law 200 firms follow its example?
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
Each firm has long sought fast head count growth through mergers and other tie-ups.
Anna Zhang : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015
China's biggest firm by head count, Dacheng is little known in the West.
: The National Law Journal : February 23, 2015
Hogan Lovells reported an increase of 3.6 percent in its gross revenue for 2014, to $1.78 billion compared with 2013's $1.72 billion. Plus more in this week's column.
Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : February 23, 2015
Energy lawyers are about to find out how well their practices run on cheap oil.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 20, 2015
The National Football League left Los Angeles in 1995, but if the league's San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have their way, the two franchises will play in a new $1.7 billion stadium just south of the city's downtown in Carson, California. The privately financed project, announced by both teams Friday, has led to roles for at least two Am Law 100 firms.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : February 19, 2015
A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : February 17, 2015
Dentons has added two partners specializing in international trade and national security, and will open an office in Tysons Corner, Va., to house them. With the lateral acquisition, the world's largest law firm now counts 50 offices.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2015
Big firms take on more partners from Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer; Dentons heads to Northern Virginia; King & Spalding snags a rival's IP litigation co-head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 16, 2015
Troutman Sanders continued to grow last year, posting strong gains in revenue and profit on top of a solid 2013.
Lisa Holton : The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015
"Any time you have the opportunity to work with and get to know your regulators, it's good for all of us."
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 15, 2015
Dickstein Shapiro's deputy IP practice leader joins Arent Fox; Brown Rudnick brings on two 'Big Short' litigators; Latham & Watkins hires in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200. On the Move is compiled from law firm announcements and reporting. Please send all memos and news releases to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : February 12, 2015
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ruled on Thursday that the controversial legal and consulting fees incurred by the Motor City during its bankruptcy proceedings are reasonable considering the complexity of the case.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 12, 2015
Our latest roundup of M&A deals worth $1 billion or more includes Am Law firms advising on Harris Corp.'s $4.75 billion buy of Exelis, Inc.; Rite Aid's $2 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Envision Pharmaceutical Services; and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.'s $1.76 billion acquisition of five hotel properties from a group of sellers. Latham led the way in terms of deal volume and transaction size.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 08, 2015
Jones Day and Polsinelli pick up a pair of Squire Patton Boggs health care practice leaders; Dickinson Wright and Jackson Lewis prepare for new offices; Paul Weiss picks up a top federal prosecutor; Willkie Farr makes another hire in Houston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : February 08, 2015
The Chicago Sun-Times lost a battle over its right to report on its hometown on Friday, when an appeals court ruled that the U.S. Constitution doesn't give the newspaper a license to publish personal information gleaned from driving records.
Steven J. Harper : The Am Law Daily : February 06, 2015
Fried Frank and Dentons have implemented dramatically different China strategies. Maybe they're both correct.