Global Chief Executive Officer, Dentons
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 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 Awardfrom InsideCounsel for promoting women worldwide.
In 2022, Dentons was named an LCLD Top Performer for the seventh consecutive year.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2022: Erika Lopes-McLeman; 2021: Deb Sengupta; 2020: Uchenna Ekuma-Nkama; 2019: Shannon Baxter; 2018: Chris H. Lee; 2017: Jeniffer M. Roberts; 2016: Kristen Rodriguez; 2014: Felix Woo; 2013: Bonnie Lau; 2012: Karen Jordan; 2011: Leslie Davis
2022: Max Jones, Anamaria Hazard; 2021: Anthony McCain; 2020: Catharine Luo; 2019: Shelby Sklar; 2018: Erin Stach; 2017: Erika M. Lopes-McLeman; 2016: Melinda Carrido; 2015: Kristina Liu
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2021: Elizabeth Amanieh; 2020: Lexi Wung; 2019: Allia Howard, Shreya Santhanam; 2018: Noor-ul-ain Hasan; 2017: Chimezie Udozorh; 2016: Kimberly Wang; 2012: Renee Heyman
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
Annual Meeting (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Communications: Jeff Scalzi