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Dentons - New York
  • 233 South Wacker Drive
  • Suite 7800
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • USA
  • IL 60606-6404
  • Global Chief Executive: Elliott Portnoy
  • Global Chair: Joe Andrew
  • US Chief Executive: Peter Wolfson
  • US Managing Partner: Mike McNamara
  • Number of global partners: 944
  • Number of global lawyers/professionals: approximately 2,600
  • OFFICES US locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, Short Hills, Silicon Valley, St. Louis and Washington, DC.
  • For information on Dentons’ more than 75 locations across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe and Central Asia, the Middle East, the UK and the US, visit www.dentons.com.

Firm Overview:
Established in 2013 through the combination of international law firm Salans, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton, Dentons is a new global firm driven to provide clients with a competitive edge in an increasingly complex, interconnected and global marketplace. Dentons connects clients to top-tier, innovative and integrated legal talent across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe and Central Asia, the Middle East, the UK and the US. The firm’s approximately 2,600 lawyers and professionals in more than 75 locations across 50+ countries are dedicated to providing clients with consistent high-quality service wherever they do business. As diverse and multifaceted as its global client base, Dentons is truly polycentric, forgoing a headquarters and dominant culture in favor of being able to offer clients solutions that are tailored to their business regions and legal needs.

Main Areas of Practice:
Dentons delivers client service through lawyers and professionals grounded in the following practice disciplines:
■Banking and Finance
■Capital Markets
■Competition and Antitrust
■Corporate Governance
■Employment and Labor
■Environmental and Natural Resources
■Franchising and Distribution
■Intellectual Property and Technology
■Life Sciences
■Litigation and Dispute Resolution
■Mergers and Acquisitions
■Native American Law and Policy
■Pensions, Benefits and Executive Compensation
■Privacy and Security
■Private Equity
■Project Development
■Public International Law
■Public Law
■Public Policy and Regulation
■Real Estate
■Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy
■Securities and Corporate Finance
■Trade, WTO and Customs
■Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation
■Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies

The firm’s industry focus includes the following representative sectors:

Energy; Mining; Transportation; Infrastructure & PPP:
This global award-winning team has expertise in transactional, regulatory and litigation matters including electricity, oil and gas, environment and natural resources, project development and finance and energy trading. Attorneys handle a wide variety of power generation matters, including those related to renewables, nuclear, natural gas and coal.

Financial Institutions:
Several hundred lawyers and professionals worldwide offer expertise and depth to financial institutions and funds of every size, focus and geography, with capabilities in each of the firm’s global locations – including the world’s leading financial and commercial centers of London, New York, Paris, Toronto, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Moscow, Dubai, Chicago, Shanghai and Singapore.

For governmental bodies, regulatory agencies, public sector contractors, multilateral institutions and nonprofit institutions, Dentons offers counsel shaped by the experience of lawyers and professionals who have served in governments worldwide.

Dentons provides global services to this sector with an unmatched deep bench in insurance litigation, regulatory, complex coverage and bad faith claims, transactions, investigations, public policy, insolvencies and risk management.

Life Sciences & Healthcare:
Dentons helps clients meet the rigors of a competitive marketplace and find solutions amid dramatic scientific and medical advances, healthcare reform, regulatory uncertainty, limitations on intellectual property protection and unstable financial markets.

With a focus on understanding clients’ business models and industries, Dentons services numerous manufacturing clients.

Real Estate; Retail; Hotels & Leisure:
Whether it’s offering strategic counsel to a hotel investor on key business and legal issues for a complex long-term management agreement, advising an online retailer with regard to product liability issues, or representing a major commercial real estate developer on environmental land use issues. Dentons comprises core teams of lawyers who focus on each of these three key industries.

Technology; Communications; Media, Entertainment & Sports:
With a multidisciplinary team around the globe of several hundred lawyers and professionals operating at the convergence of innovation, strategy, finance and law, Dentons represents clients ranging from Fortune 500 and emerging growth companies to venture capital firms, private equity firms and investment banks. Additional sector expertise includes automotive; aviation and aerospace; construction; defense; forest products and agribusiness; gaming; luxury, fashion and beauty; and professional services.


  • 1221 Avenue of the Americas,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10020-1089
  • Tel +1 212 768 6700
  • Fax +1 212 768 6800
  • Website : www.dentons.com