State of the Firm
Our Chairman, Andy Levander, and our CEO, Henry Nassau, provide an annual update about the firm’s financial performance, key events and important initiatives.
Dechert is committed to developing our diverse talent via a culture of continuous learning. Our business services professionals are key to the success of our business and are provided with a range of professional development opportunities.
Our Professional Development team works directly with our global departments to design and deliver bespoke learning and development solutions that address specific development needs. The firm offers ongoing Technology and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training, along with a variety of training opportunities covering topics such as:
Our newly promoted managers join an intensive global Management Development Program to develop and hone the skills and expertise required of new leaders in the firm.
Our focus on innovation is highlighted each year when individuals from across our global offices join an intensive three-month Innovation Certificate Program to develop the practical tools and techniques to think differently, generate ideas, forge new work processes and business lines and creatively solve our clients' most significant business and legal challenges.
The firm's ongoing Innovation Training Curriculum is designed to give our associates, partners and business services professionals proven skills and techniques to support innovative thinking and behaviors.
Our business services professionals have access to high-quality online learning experiences to support them in their roles and develop new skills to enhance their career. Our learning modules cover a wide variety of topics including; interpersonal skills, collaboration, substantive training, languages, negotiation, strategic thinking, delegation, management, innovation and creativity.
Dechert is an incredible firm to be a part of for both my career and my family. Not only have I been supported to operate at a high technical level and be the best version of myself, more importantly my family and personal life are always held in high regard by my colleagues not just by words but through action and respect.