Dinsmore Announces Merger with Leventhal Law

November 2, 2015News Releases

Expanding to the west coast, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has merged with Leventhal Law, a litigation focused law firm in San Diego, California. This move now positions Dinsmore with operations across the country. The merger became effective on November 1, 2015.

“Establishing a West Coast presence is essential to support our clients’ current business needs. We focused on California given the wealth of innovation in the state and discovered we have a lot of synergies with Leventhal Law,” said George H. Vincent, Dinsmore’s Managing Partner & Chairman. “Joining with them offers our clients coast to coast coverage and seasoned litigators in one of the biggest markets in the country. With this merger, our attorneys gain access to the high tech corridor along the California coast, and it positions us to leverage future opportunities to further enhance our service offerings.”

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Based in San Diego, Leventhal Law represents Fortune 250 corporations, emerging companies and high-profile individuals. Leventhal Law was founded in 2012 by Joe Leventhal, a former White House attorney who served as Deputy Assistant to the Vice President.

“Dinsmore’s commitment to helping clients accomplish their goals reflects our objective when we established Leventhal Law. We share the philosophy of emphasizing long term relationships, not short term goals. We both strive to achieve smart legal solutions that are also good business results for our clients,” said Joe Leventhal, Founding Partner Leventhal Law. “Now we can leverage Dinsmore’s national footprint to offer our clients Corporate, Finance, Intellectual Property and Labor & Employment services to fully support their needs.”

Dinsmore has been strategically growing over the past two years. In September, it merged with Intellectual Property boutique Gifford Krass, enhancing Dinsmore’s IP group and expanding the firm to Detroit, MI, Ann Arbor, MI and Mystic, CT. The February merger with Huddleston Bolen, one of the oldest law firms in West Virginia, added litigators, commercial lawyers, and estate planning attorneys and established a Huntington, WV office. In 2014, Dinsmore merged with Peck, Shaffer & Williams, gaining its highly respected public finance practice and offices in Chicago, IL and Denver, CO.

With the Leventhal Law merger, Dinsmore has 625 attorneys with locations in 21 cities throughout California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. For more than a century, Dinsmore has provided a broad range of integrated services to meet the needs of both large and small businesses as well as institutions, associations, governments, professional firms and individuals. For more information, please visit www.dinsmore.com.