Dechert

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    Dechert is a global specialist law firm. Focused on sectors with the greatest complexities, legal intricacies and highest regulatory demands, we excel in delivering practical commercial judgment and deep legal expertise for high-stakes matters. In an increasingly challenging environment, clients look to us to serve them in ways that are faster, sharper and leaner without compromising excellence. We are relentless in serving our clients – delivering the best of the firm to them with entrepreneurial energy and seamless collaboration in a way that is distinctively Dechert. 
    TypePrivate
    Founded1875
    HQPhiladelphia, US
    Websitedechert.com
    Employee Ratings3.9

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    Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)2,177
    Job Openings6
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore

    Dechert Office Locations

    Dechert has offices in Philadelphia, Austin, Boston, Charlotte and in 21 other locations
    Philadelphia, US (HQ)
    Cira Centre, 2929 Arch St
    Austin, US
    300 W 6th St #2010
    Boston, US
    100 Oliver St
    Charlotte, US
    100 N Tryon St #4000
    Chicago, US
    35 W Wacker Dr
    Hartford, US
    90 State House Square
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    1875

    Dechert Cybersecurity Score

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    Dechert News and Updates

    City Moves for 18 February - Who's switching jobs at Dechert, Secure Trust Bank and Hill Dickinson?

    Today’s City Moves includes Dechert, Secure Trust Bank and Hill Dickinson Dechert Dechert has announced the apointment of Alastair Goldrein [...] The post City Moves for 18 February - Who's switching jobs at Dechert, Secure Trust Bank and Hill Dickinson? appeared first on CityAM.

    City Moves for 5 February - Who's switching jobs at Dechert, Just Group and Clearcourse?

    Today’s City Moves includes Dechert, Just Group and Clearcourse Dechert Global law firm Dechert has announced that Solomon J. Noh [...] The post City Moves for 5 February - Who's switching jobs at Dechert, Just Group and Clearcourse? appeared first on CityAM.

    Emergent BioSolutions to Acquire Specialty Vaccines Company PaxVax

    GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire PaxVax, a company focused on specialty vaccines that protect against existing and emerging infectious diseases, for an all-cash consideration…

    Waterous Energy Fund Closes First Fund at Hard Cap of $1.4 Billion

    CALGARY, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Waterous Energy Fund ("WEF") today announced the final closing of its first fund, Waterous Energy Fund, L.P. (the "Fund"), exceeding its original target of $1.0 billion and hitting the Fund's hard cap of approximately $1.4 billion. Adam Waterous,...

    Private equity lawyer Clark rejoins Dechert as partner

    Timothy M. Clark has rejoined the law firm Dechert as a partner in the New York office focusing on investment funds and secondary deals. Previously, Clark was a partner at O'Melveny & Myers.

    Dechert expands PE and M&A practice with two new additions

    Global law firm Dechert LLP has added corporate partner Christopher Field and tax partner Jane Scobie to its London office. Field's practice focuses on private equity and M&A deals while Scobie’s practice focuses on tax aspects of commercial transactions, including private equity and M&A. Pr…
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    Dechert Blogs

    Rick Jones on The TreppWire Podcast

    Crunched Credit’s own Rick Jones spoke with the TreppWire team for their latest podcast. Covering everything from the future of CMBS to the Great Recession, the conversation was wide reaching. Be sure to tune in for more on Rick’s interview with Sam Zell, how we’re headed for a “square root” recover…

    Does the Golden Share need to follow the Golden Rule?

    Everyone, including the least empathic in our society (aka, lawyers), knows that we should seek to uphold the golden rule and “do unto others…” with respect to family, friends, and acquaintances, but does this also apply in the corporate world?  Apparently so, as a Delaware bankruptcy court just rul…

    Original[s] Sin

    The closing deadline is quickly approaching!  Which of the following two processes would you choose?  Would you: (a) create a pdf of signature pages and request that parties provide a digital signature and return via email, or (b) print out multiple sets of paper copies of each signature page for ea…

    The Thoughts of (Chairman) Zell

    I had the opportunity to interview Sam Zell last week on an iGlobal podcast. You can see it here. Fascinating.  Okay, Mr. Zell might not be the undisputed master of 1.4 billion souls whose thoughts are obligatory reading, but his Thoughts should be accorded considerable weight by us denizens of the …

    A Walk Down Memory Lane with the Liquidating Trust

    One of the pleasures of life is re-encountering old friends, catching up on what’s happened while your lives have gone their separate ways, reminiscing about the good old days and reconnecting.  It comes back so fast, it’s like you never were apart. Me and the Liquidating Trust had just such an expe…

    LIBOR – The UK Beat Goes On

    While it seems like the COVID pandemic has taken over every waking moment of our lives, the impending end of LIBOR marches ever onward.  All signs point to a termination date for the troubled benchmarks at the end of 2021, pandemic be damned. The purpose of this post is not to discuss the road to tr…
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    Dechert Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Dechert founded?

      Dechert was founded in 1875.

    • How many employees does Dechert have?

      Dechert has 2,177 employees.

    • Who are Dechert competitors?

      Competitors of Dechert include Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Pinsent Masons and Allen & Overy.

    • Where is Dechert headquarters?

      Dechert headquarters is located at Cira Centre, 2929 Arch St, Philadelphia.

    • Where are Dechert offices?

      Dechert has offices in Philadelphia, Austin, Boston, Charlotte and in 21 other locations.

    • How many offices does Dechert have?

      Dechert has 25 offices.