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Dentons receives fifth consecutive WILEF Gold Standard Certification
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Dentons' Thomas Hyatt Named Outstanding Lawyer by American Bar Association
Dentons, the global law firm, today announced that Thomas K. Hyatt, partner in the firm's Health Care practice, received the 2017 Outstanding Lawyer Award from the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section.
Nick Allard is a member of Dentons Public Policy and Regulation practice. His practice draws on his understanding of legislative, regulatory and administrative matters to counsel clients in the fields of telecommunications, advanced broadband networked communications, technology, health, energy, environmental law, and higher education. Clients include domestic and international organizations, ranging from startups to fortune 500 companies, nonprofits and public and private universities and colleges.
Nick continues to serve as the President and Dean of Brooklyn Law School where he teaches “Privacy Law in a Digital Age” and “Government Advocacy.” Under his leadership, Brooklyn Law School introduced several ground-breaking innovations including a new two-year J.D. program, created the Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship (CUBE) and a Business Boot Camp for law students, and instituted a comprehensive package of initiatives to make a legal education more affordable and accessible.
Before joining Dentons, Nick served as chair of a preeminent Washington public policy practice at a major law firm. In addition, his distinguished public service roles include service as administrative assistant and chief of staff to the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and staff counsel to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, where he served as legal counsel to the late Senator Edward Kennedy.
Nick is the recipient of multiple honors and awards for his work. This includes ranking in “Government Relations” by Chambers USA from 2012-2015, a Top Lawyer recognition by The Washington Post from 2012-2015, a 2010 Visionary Award from the National Journal-Legal Times, noted as one of D.C.’s “Top Lobbyists” by The Hill from 2008 to 2012, and a Hermes Award for Contribution to the Study of Communications from the Syracuse University College of Law. He has served on numerous academic boards, taught at several law schools, and published scholarly articles on a broad range of issues, including Internet law, new media, privacy, and lobbying. He speaks frequently before professional and academic audiences throughout the United States and abroad.
Nick’s career also includes a range of professional distinctions and leadership positions. He is a member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress and served on the American Bar Association Administrative Law Section Task Force on Lobbying Regulation. He is a founding member of the Center for Technology Law at George Mason University, where he spent several years on the advisory board. He holds prominent alumni leadership positions at Princeton University, Oxford University, and the Rhodes Scholarship Trust, and is a trustee of the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC. He has also served on the White House Fellows Selection Committee and the advisory board of the Center for National Policy and currently serves on selection committees for Rhodes Scholars and Schwarzman Scholars.
He received his JD from Yale Law School and holds a BA from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is a Rhodes Scholar and holds an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.
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