01 Jul 2015

Dentons rises to US top tier as McKenna Long merger is sealed

Dentons and McKenna Long & Aldridge have formally merged their practices, combining to produce a team of 1,100 lawyers across 21 US offices.

McKenna Long brings 475 lawyers to the combined firm. Announcing the merger, the firm said: 'Clients now have significantly enhanced service across all sectors and practices. The expanded access to even more US markets is a benefit for both US-based clients and international clients looking to do more in the US.'

More growth expected

Celebratory events are planned in various Dentons offices in the US today - with cakes being cut and staff being given happy hours. The firm still sees potential for substantial growth, especiallly now that it has a stronger network around the country and can reach more locations. Dentons is also the largest firm in the world, following on from its merger with Dacheng. Source: Dentons