Nextlaw Public Affairs Network Joins Dentons Global Advisors
The largest public affairs network, now known as Dentons Global Advisors Network,
further strengthens the global advisory firm’s capabilities
May 5, 2022 – Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, today announced that its Nextlaw Public Affairs Network will join Dentons Global Advisors, an elite multidisciplinary advisory firm launched in June 2021, and will now be known as the Dentons Global Advisors Network (www.dganetwork.com).
Dentons developed the Nextlaw Public Affairs Network in 2017 to help clients easily and efficiently locate and connect with public affairs firms around the globe. Under the leadership of Paul Hatch, the sophisticated technology platform has grown to include more than 220 high-quality public affairs firms in 155 countries. The network, now known as Dentons Global Advisors Network, will continue to utilize its extensive reach to ensure clients’ needs are met through Dentons Global Advisors.
“We are delighted to join Dentons Global Advisors as the next step in leveraging our network to connect clients with leading public affairs firms around the globe,” said Paul Hatch, who will lead the Dentons Global Advisors Network. “In just a few years, the platform has shown tremendous growth. We look forward to continuing to best serve our clients wherever those needs may be.”
“The Nextlaw Public Affairs Network has become the largest referral network of its kind,” said Joe Andrew, Dentons Global Chairman. “We are excited to see the continuing momentum that the platform is enjoying and to see it best positioned to meet our clients’ needs – as part of Dentons Global Advisors.”
“We are pleased the Nextlaw Public Affairs Network will be well positioned to further grow its offering as part of Dentons Global Advisors,” said Elliott Portnoy, Dentons Global CEO. “We look forward to continuing to work closely with our colleagues and friends at the Dentons Global Advisors Network as we address client needs that go beyond the parameters of traditional legal advice.”
“Having enjoyed a close working relationship with Paul for many years, I am delighted to see how many outstanding firms have joined the platform,” said Ed Reilly, Dentons Global Advisors CEO. “By combining our offerings and services, we can provide even more integrated solutions to our clients.”
Since its launch in June 2021, Dentons Global Advisors has been rapidly growing its reach and extending its capabilities to meet the ever-evolving needs of businesses and organizations operating in an increasingly dynamic, complex and regulated environment. The firm comprises founding member Albright Stonebridge Group, the premier global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm; Interel, an award-winning pan-European public affairs consultancy; and a team of seasoned advisory industry experts.
About Dentons Global Advisors
Dentons Global Advisors is an independent advisory firm that provides integrated strategic counsel and support for clients facing complex challenges spanning legal, reputational, financial, regulatory, geopolitical and governance dimensions. Learn more at www.dentonsglobaladvisors.com and www.dganetwork.com.
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