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Leading construction litigator Lawrence Dany joins Jones Day in New York

The global law firm Jones Day announced today that Lawrence A. Dany III has joined the Firm as a partner in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice. Mr. Dany will be based in Jones Day’s New York Office.

With more than two decades' experience representing some of the world’s largest oil companies, owner-developers, general, specialty and EPC contractors, construction managers, and design professionals, Mr. Dany is frequently engaged by clients for representation in disputes relating to public and private projects—particularly in the power, energy, infrastructure and commercial sectors—and is recognized for achieving successful outcomes in both litigated and arbitrated matters across numerous jurisdictions.

“Larry has worked with some of the construction industry’s leading companies on critical projects and has assisted them in avoiding and resolving disputes and, where necessary, successfully litigating matters to resolution,” said Dan McMillan, co-leader of Jones Day’s global construction practice. “He brings great experience and insight to our construction industry clients in the U.S. and internationally, and he augments our capabilities in New York. We are pleased to welcome Larry to Jones Day.”

Mr. Dany joins a multidisciplinary global construction team that regularly advises U.S. and multinational corporations, as well as public entities, on a wide range of contracting and disputed matters, some of which have involved the largest and most prominent infrastructure projects on record. He will collaborate with Jones Day construction team members in New York and throughout the Firm representing clients from the inception of projects and preparation of contract documents through dispute resolution; potentially including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and trial. 

“Our construction team is renowned for its global scope and stellar record of accomplishment in contributing to the success of large and complex construction projects, and Larry’s arrival makes us even stronger,” said Leon F. DeJulius, Jr., Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day’s New York Office. “He has cultivated a reputation for excellence in commercial disputes related to construction and engineering, and is an active member of the New York legal community. We look forward to his contributions and I welcome him to the Firm.”

A graduate of the of the University of Florida’s Fredric G. Levin College of Law, Mr. Dany also holds an MBA and an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. He is recognized by Chambers USA in construction law and by The Legal 500 United States in the area of real estate and construction. 

“Jones Day is renowned for its work on some of the most significant construction disputes litigated each year, and the Firm is highly respected for its commitment to assembling the best team of lawyers to work on each individual matter regardless of where the case originates,” said Mr. Dany. “I was drawn to this exciting opportunity to join a global law firm with an elite business litigation and construction practice and a culture of seamless collaboration. I look forward to working with my new colleagues in New York and our offices in every jurisdiction we serve.”

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 40 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.