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Company Overview of Dechert LLP

Company Overview

Dechert LLP provides legal advisory services. The firm focuses on areas such as business, litigation, tax, and government practices. It offers litigation, arbitration, negotiation, representation, dispute settlement, and tax consulting services. Additionally, Dechert provides antitrust, bankruptcy, corporate and securities, customs and excise, defamation, intellectual property, mergers, and while collar litigation advisory services. Dechert caters to chemical, construction, energy, financial services, insurance, healthcare, retail, media, and technology sectors. Dechert LLP was founded in 1875 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2929 Arch Street

Cira Centre

Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808

United States

Founded in 1875

Phone:

215-994-4000

Fax:

215-994-2222

Key Executives for Dechert LLP

Chief Executive Officer
Managing Partner
Age: 64
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Dechert LLP Key Developments

James Leary Joins Dechert as Chief Operating Officer

Dechert announced that James Leary, who spent 14 years as executive director at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP in Washington, D.C. has joined the firm as chief operating officer. He will oversee all business aspects of the firm including finance, human resources, marketing, technology and operations. The move continues a domino effect of non-lawyer executives. Leary succeeds Anthony Licata who left in March to become COO at rival Morgan Lewis & Bockius. And Licata essentially assumed the responsibilities of Frank Fee, Morgan Lewis' longtime executive director who retired.

Dechert Opens New Office in Singapore; Appoints Dean Collins as Managing Partner

Dechert opened a new office in Singapore. The new office Singapore will initially focus on investment fund formation, advising investment funds, their investment managers and other industry participants. Additionally, the company has appointed Dean Collins from O'Melveny & Myers as managing partner of the new office. Prior to joining O'Melveny & Myers, Collins worked for private equity firm Actis and served as a consultant at UBS and Merrill Lynch.

Dechert LLP Presents at The 3rd Annual Investors' Conference on CLOs and Leveraged Loans, Apr-22-2014 01:50 PM

Dechert LLP Presents at The 3rd Annual Investors' Conference on CLOs and Leveraged Loans, Apr-22-2014 01:50 PM. Venue: Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, United States. Speakers: John M. Timperio, Partner.

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