July 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // Chicago, IL - Dentons has been ranked as the number one Real Estate firm in Midwest Real Estate News' "Best of the Best" 2014 guide, topping the list above 40 recognized law firms with Real Estate experience in the eligible nine-state territory. The Firm's place over the 84 firms that vied for inclusion in the guide was cemented through the completion of 2,401 Real Estate transactions in 2013 alone, exceeding the competition by a wide margin.
Dentons' Real Estate group is one of the largest practices in the industry and maintains a reputation for handling sophisticated development and financing matters. Led by New York partner David Hall and Chicago partner Bob Fernandez, the group has been consistently recognized as a leading national practice in Legal 500 US. Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business regionally ranks the team highly in the Chicago, Kansas City and St. Louis markets, where the Firm's Midwest offices are located. Chambers USA also identifies the Real Estate group as a top tier practice in Illinois, where clients praise the team's "client service and responsiveness - which is better than anything - and their attention to detail."
Dentons has a strong presence in the Midwestern US, combining the critical perspective of the global Firm with a commitment to the communities each location serves. The Chicago office, the Firm’s legacy founding location in the US, maintains a national reputation as a legal powerhouse. Missouri Lawyers Media ranked Dentons in its 2014 MOney 20 list of the top law firms by revenue in the state, specifically noting the high activity of Real Estate work in Kansas City and St. Louis.
Dentons is a global law firm driven to provide clients a competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2013 Global Elite Brand Index, Dentons is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality in new and inventive ways. Dentons was formed by the combination of international law firm Salans LLP, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton. Dentons' clients now benefit from approximately 2,600 lawyers and professionals in more than 75 locations spanning 50-plus countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the CIS, the UK and the US. The firm serves the local, regional and global needs of a broad spectrum of clients, including private and public corporations; governments and government agencies; small businesses and startups; entrepreneurs; and individuals.