New York—Dentons, the global law firm, announced today that it continues to demonstrate its commitment to the demands of the technology sector and venture community with the expansion of its Venture Tech Centre to the vibrant and thriving Meatpacking district in New York City. Re-located to 22 Little West 12th Street, the space is designed to accommodate up to 25 lawyers and professionals, alongside accommodations to support clients and incubate startups. The Firm also hosts incubator space in San Diego and Silicon Valley.
Dentons built the first-of-its-kind incubation space for new technology companies in New York when it opened the Centre in SoHo two years ago, and continues its innovative use of space to capture global trends and bring Dentons tech professionals in close proximity to tech industry leaders. Dentons’ Venture Technology team has differentiated itself among its competitors with a dedicated sector focus across the globe, including teams in Berlin, Boston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Munich, San Diego, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Toronto and Warsaw.
“Dentons’ innovation, focus on client service and demonstrated commitment to be in and of the communities where we practice is of particular importance to the startup and venture community,” said Dentons’ US CEO Mike McNamara. “Our proximity has been instrumental in the success of our exceptional technology-focused lawyers and professionals, and creates a powerful nexus for the benefit of our clients.”
Dentons’ Venture Technology group is a top-ranked practice focused in technology, medical devices and life sciences with a core focus in digital media, mobile, adtech, data privacy and fintech. The team, modeled as a boutique with the reach of a global firm, works with startups and later stage venture and private equity-backed emerging growth companies as they execute upon their strategic growth plans and drive to exit.
“As one of the leading global venture tech practices with an historically strong presence in the rapidly growing New York technology ecosystem, we are excited to have accelerated our commitment to the tech community,” said Victor H. Boyajian, Global Chair of the Firm’s Venture Technology practice. “The expanded presence in the heart of New York’s venture community–second only to the SF Bay area–will further charge our continued growth and unique platform for the benefit of growth-oriented CEOs and venture firms focused on innovation.”
In addition, Dentons announced that Christopher Errico and Thomas Michael have been named to lead the Firm’s Startup Initiative.
The converted loft space housing the new Dentons Venture Tech Centre embraces the recent urban tech trend where ideas, money, talent, customers and networks co-mingle spontaneously in local coffee shops and street corners. The Meatpacking district is home to tech company leaders.
More information about the global Venture Technology team is available at www.dentonsventurebeyond.com.
Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. www.dentons.com.
The original press release can be found here on the Dentons website.