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Dentons

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 2,503
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Dentons is a London-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dentons has 2285 attorneys and is the 6th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,275,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 14th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Dentonsranked as the 19th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in AZ, CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, TX and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 4 14 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 57 15 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 131 -33 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 115 -115 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

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Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : April 27, 2016

A rush of legal tech pros are on their way to the top. Here's our chronicle of their steps along the way, and what the future may bring.

Dentons Formalizes Singapore Combination

Frances Ivens : Legal Week : April 26, 2016

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Atlanta Firms Clear 50% Fundraising Bar for Food Frenzy

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 26, 2016

With only three days left in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, Atlanta-area law firms and legal organizations participating in the friendly competition have reached 50 percent of their $125,000 regional fundraising goal.

How GCs Decide Who Gets the Work

Ben W. Heineman Jr. : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

Five things to know about legal spending. (Hint: Your goals aren't their goals.)

Big Firms Chase Startup Clients in New York

Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

As New York emerges as a hot spot for entrepreneurial activity, law firms are hiring partners with expertise in representing early-stage companies.

Georgia Tech Legal Affairs Maintains Food Frenzy Lead

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 25, 2016

The Office of Legal Affairs at Georgia Tech kept its dominant lead over other Atlanta law firms and legal organizations in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy as the fundraising competition entered its second week.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

Davis Polk Hires Ex-Cravath Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016

Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100: Signs of a Slowdown

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

The Am Law 100 eked out gains across major financial metrics in 2015. But growth was the slowest in years.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : April 25, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Dentons Tells Ex-McKenna Partners It Still Wants Its $2M

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 22, 2016

For the second time, Dentons has told partners who joined it through the McKenna Long & Aldridge merger last year that they owe for a $2 million accounting error.

Atlanta Food Frenzy Tops Last Year's Halfway Mark

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 22, 2016

Law firms and legal organizations across Atlanta have surpassed last year's fundraising halfway through the two-week Georgia Legal Food Frenzy competition, raising $41,465 for the Atlanta Community Food Bank in the first week. Last year, participants raised just short of $40,000.

NextLaw Labs Adds European Legal Tech Minds to Advisory Board

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : April 22, 2016

Keith Austin and Gastón Bilder currently work for Deutsche Post DHL and Total, respectively.

Trading 'Spoofer' Must Be Stopped, Chicago Regulators Will Argue

Roy Strom : The National Law Journal : April 21, 2016

As part of a crackdown on “spoofing,” the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission will square off in Chicago's federal court on Monday against a Northwestern University dropout who made millions on the futures markets.

Atlanta Food Frenzy Raises 18% of Its $125K Goal

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 20, 2016

After nearly three days of competition, legal organizations participating in the fifth annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy in the Atlanta metro area have raised 18 percent of their regional collection goal of $125,000 for food banks.

An Early Look at the 2016 Am Law 100

: The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016

Before The American Lawyer's complete annual Am Law 100 report is released on April 25, take a peek at preliminary reporting on law firm financials from The Am Law Daily and its regional affiliates.

Polsinelli Snags Real Estate Partner From Seyfarth; and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 20, 2016

Polsinelli has recruited real estate shareholder Mike Rodgers from Seyfarth Shaw, further expanding Polsinelli's two-year-old Atlanta office.

Legal Food Frenzy in Atlanta Reaches 10% of $125K Goal

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 19, 2016

The 2016 Legal Food Frenzy had raised $13,136 for the Atlanta Community Food Bank as of Tuesday at noon—10 percent of the Atlanta goal of $125,000—with 10 days to go in the two-week fundraising campaign for food banks around the state.

For Arnold & Porter Litigator/ Novelist, a Sometimes Blurry Line Between Fact and Fiction

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 19, 2016

All good litigators have two things in common: They're excellent writers and natural storytellers. Which makes writing a novel a natural pursuit for those inspired to do so. In a new thriller, Arnold & Porter partner Anthony Franze offers a fascinating window into Big Law life and the appellate bar.

Am Law Echoes: A Look at Rankings Past and Present

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 19, 2016

Ahead of the publication next week of the annual Am Law 100 list, The Am Law Daily looked back at what has changed since The American Lawyer first published its rankings in 1985. The biggest difference between that year and 2016 is the size of the firms.

Dentons Partner Randy Evans Juggles Roles in Nominating Process for White House and State High Court

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 18, 2016

Dentons partner Randy Evans made national headlines last week by suggesting Donald Trump will win the Republican presidential nomination even if he falls short of a majority of delegates during the closing primary season.

Morrison & Foerster Expands Government-Contracts Practice With Eight-Partner Team from Jenner

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 18, 2016

Jenner & Block waved goodbye to the bulk of its government-contracts and procurement practice this week, when eight partners in Washington and Northern Virginia announced they would join Morrison & Foerster.

A Big Law Alum's Charm Offensive Pays Off

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 18, 2016

In 2008, Thacher Proffitt & Wood was almost finished, and so was Jordan Harbinger's Big Law career. Luckily for Harbinger, he'd already started planning his second act.

INADMISSIBLE: CFPB'S Power Structure Faces Criticism

: The National Law Journal : April 18, 2016

A federal appeals panel in Washington last week appeared ready to disrupt the organizational structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which vests power in the hands of a single director. Plus more in this week's column.

Georgia Legal Food Frenzy to Begin Monday

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 15, 2016

Georgia's Legal Food Frenzy kicks off its fifth annual friendly food drive competition on Monday.

Ex-Client Sues Dentons Over ITC Case

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 13, 2016

Former Dentons client RevoLaze claims the firm owes more than $50 million for allegedly mishandling an ITC case that saw the firm disqualified last year.

Big Firm Vets Start New Careers, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 13, 2016

Two longtime Am Law 100 partners start post-legal careers; Kirkland & Ellis hires in Germany; Orrick grows in Europe; Reed Smith makes moves amid merger talks; White & Case goes to Boston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Covington Sends Off First Fellow From Africa

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 12, 2016

Covington & Burling's fellowship program allows the firm to dip a toe into the corporate investments in Africa that international law firms like Dentons, Hogan Lovells and DLA Piper have pursued for legal work. Many firms already have their own offices in South Africa or partnerships with firms in Africa. Now, Covington houses an African lawyer for three months, building connections through him or her to firms and lawyers in Africa and gaining another strategic counseling voice to present to clients.

Startups Take Root in New York, and Law Firms Take Notice

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 12, 2016

As New York's so-called Silicon Alley asserts itself, big firms are responding by hiring lawyers who work with emerging companies based on the East Coast.

Holland & Knight Adds Partner Quartet, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2016

Holland & Knight keeps hiring; Kirkland picks up one from Paul Weiss; Proskauer Rose reels in some heavy-hitters; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.