Dechert is a global law firm.

Dechert CEO Henry N. Nassau speaks

We deliver deep legal expertise and practical commercial judgment for high-stakes matters in sectors with the greatest complexities, intricacies and regulatory demands.

Dechert is organized by practice area, not geography.  Our 27 offices around the globe are seamlessly integrated.

This approach allows us to deliver a team responsive to unique project requirements and provide the resources needed to complete work with speed-to-market execution. Our lawyers understand the current marketplace, as well as rapidly evolving commercial and regulatory challenges, making us a preeminent full-service advisor.

We are a global, mobile workforce of diverse skills and areas of expertise. We use a project management approach to our workflow, enabling us to quickly adapt to changing client needs, maximize technology, drive efficiency and deliver value to our clients.

Our work is widely recognized within the legal industry, including top global-wide rankings for corporate investigations, international arbitration, investment funds and life sciences (Chambers Global, 2017).

By the Numbers
  • Lawyers: 900+
  • Languages Spoken: 40+
  • Offices worldwide: 27
  • Pro bono: 82,000+ hours in 2017
  • Founded: 1875
Industry Recognition

32 Standout Practices
Chambers Global, 2018

Chairman Andrew J. Levander Named “Litigator of the Year”
The American Lawyer, 2017

Top 10 Innovative Firms; North America and Europe
Financial Times, 2016

Global Top 20
Law 360, 2018

Global Dispute of the Year Award
The American Lawyer, 2016

Ranked #1 for International Pro Bono and Ranked #8 for National Pro Bono
The American Lawyer, 2018

Highest Service Delivery Recognition Among Top 20 Global Firms
The Legal 500, Client Intelligence Report, 2015

Best Big Litigation Firm
Corporate Counsel, 2018

At A Glance Brochure
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