Bloomberg Law
March 14, 2022, 7:43 PMUpdated: March 14, 2022, 8:50 PM

Dentons, DLA Piper End Ties With Russia as War’s Toll Mounts (1)

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Dentons is severing ties with its Moscow and St. Petersburg offices over the war in Ukraine even though Russian colleagues “bear no responsibility for this crisis.”

The offices that house more than 250 people will operate as an independent law firm, Dentons said in a statement. “Our hope is that at a future time we will be able to come back together when it is lawfully and practically possible to do so,” said Elliott Portnoy, Dentons global chief executive officer.

DLA Piper, which like Dentons is a Swiss Verein, will transfer its operations in Moscow and St. Petersburg to its ...

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