Check out legal business innovator Mark Cohen‘s article on entrepreneurship in the U.S. legal market in Forbes.
Cohen’s writes about what makes the entrepreneur such a special breed in the legal sector and the historical steps and “waves” it took to pave the way for what is now considered “the golden age of the legal entrepreneur”. Dentons is cited as one of the major players that is paving the way in today’s market especially in relation to its launch of Nextlaw companies including Nextlaw Labs and Nextlaw Ventures.
“..Dentons [is] among a growing list of entrepreneurial legal enterprises that are transforming the market,” Mark writes, “..not only is it the world’s largest law firm by headcount, but it is also a referral network, a legal network, and a legal technology incubator. Dentons has constructed an interlocking portfolio of legal services entities that leverage expertise, geography, technology, entrepreneurial vision, capital, and brand.”
Check out the full article here.