Global Chief Executive Officer, Dentons US LLP

 

In 2002, Elliott Portnoy joined Dentons US and founded the firm’s public policy practice. Today he is the firm’s Global Chief Executive Officer, overseeing international growth. Elliott has been named a top lawyer and lobbyist in Washington. He also founded a nonprofit for children with disabilities called Kids Enjoy Exercise Now.

Dentons’ diversity efforts include affinity groups, pipeline programs, and mentoring. The firm also sponsors a Law Preview Scholarship for diverse students and won the Economic Empowerment Award from InsideCounsel for its work promoting women worldwide. Dentons was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2016. 

Joined LCLD 2009 


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program

Fellows nominated:
2017: Jeniffer M. Roberts; 2016: Kristen Rodriguez; 2014: Felix Woo; 2013: Bonnie Lau; 2012: Karen Jordan; 2011: Leslie Davis

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2017: Erika M. Lopes-McLeman; 2016: Melinda Carrido; 2015: Kristina Liu 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2016: Kimberly Wang; 2012: Renee Heyman

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Attendance
Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014) 


 

Member: Elliott Portnoy

Diversity Professionals: Emilie Smith

Communications: Jeff Scalzi