SNR Denton Launches as Top 25 Global Law Firm / Combination of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal and Denton Wilde Sapte creates a high-quality client-focused firm in eight core industry sectors.
NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ — SNR Denton officially opens its doors today. The combination of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP and Denton Wilde Sapte LLP creates an international legal practice with 48 locations in 32 countries across four continents. SNR Denton launches as a top 25 firm by lawyers and professionals worldwide, spanning the US, UK, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the CIS, South-East Asia, and Africa.
Today the firm introduces its new web site: snrdenton.com.
SNR Denton has recognized eminence in eight core industry sectors:
Energy, Transport and Infrastructure
Financial Institutions and Funds
Health and Life Sciences
Real Estate, Retail and Hotels
Technology, Media and Telecommunications
The partners unanimously approved the combination on June 9. Since then, lawyers and professionals have worked together to advance the integration. Clients have contributed to the refinement of the new firm’s sector-driven focus.
“Our lawyers and professionals worldwide are already working together on many client matters – we have made a great start,” said SNR Denton Chief Executives Elliott Portnoy and Howard Morris.
“Our driving motivation remains simple: to better serve the needs of our clients – whether in the world’s financial centers, business hubs or emerging markets – and to deliver the highest-quality service,” Messrs. Portnoy and Morris added. “We want to be the first choice of clients for whom quality and value make a difference.”
Joseph Andrew and Martin Kitchen serve as Chairmen of the new firm.
In the past 100 days, lawyers and professionals across the new SNR Denton have teamed up on dozens of key client projects. For example, large cross-border licensing deals, a complex international records retention engagement, and several structured finance transactions, including creating a legal structure for the issuance of residential mortgage-backed securitizations in Europe.
Since announcement of SNR Denton, top-flight lateral partners have joined with established reputations in energy, infrastructure, telecommunications, capital markets, corporate, intellectual property, international tax, health care, litigation, competition and trade regulation, and real estate.
SNR Denton has a distinguished pedigree, reflecting Denton’s roots as a City of London firm dating to the late 1700s and SNR’s founding in 1906. “The continuity of our firm across old and new world economies gives us an exceptional foundation from which to begin anew as SNR Denton,” said Messrs. Portnoy and Morris. “In helping our clients achieve their business goals, we have a history of success on which we launch SNR Denton today.”
SNR Denton’s locations may be viewed at snrdenton.com/locations.
About SNR Denton
SNR Denton is a client-focused international legal practice delivering quality and value. We serve clients in key business and financial centers from 48 locations in 32 countries, through offices, associate firms and special alliances across the US, UK, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the CIS, South-East Asia, and Africa, making us a top 25 legal services provider by lawyers and professionals worldwide. Joining the complementary top tier practices of its founding firms — Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP and Denton Wilde Sapte LLP — SNR Denton offers business, government and institutional clients premier service and a disciplined focus to meet evolving needs in eight key industry sectors: Energy, Transport and Infrastructure; Financial Institutions and Funds; Government; Health and Life Sciences; Insurance; Manufacturing; Real Estate, Retail and Hotels; and Technology, Media and Telecommunications. Please see snrdenton.com for more information and Legal Notices.
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