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Robert Denney

Role: Managing Director, East Coast Region 

Expertise: Management; marketing; leadership; and recruiting services for law firms and privately-held businesses

Alma Mater: University of Pennsylvania (BA), Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

In his spare time: Avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction; golf; traveling with his wife for enjoyment and to visit family 

(610) 431-2077 - Direct
(610) 804-7850 - Mobile


As Managing Director of the East Coast region, Mr. Denney
brings more than 30 years of experience in providing incisive management, executive recruitment, marketing and leadership counsel to law firms, corporations and non-profit organizations throughout the United States and parts of Canada. He has worked with more than 400 law firms and legal organizations, including some of the AmLaw 200 firms, as well as with privately-held businesses in more than 20 industries.


Mr. Denney has written or co-authored seven books, two of which were published by the American Bar Association, as well as more than 100 articles. He has been quoted in or interviewed by many publications including the ABA Journal, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Inc. Magazine.


In the first phase of his career, Mr. Denney was Chief Executive Officer of a national cosmetic company and was also Vice-Chairman of that industry’s principal trade association. He graduated with honors from the University of  Pennsylvania where he was Editor-in-Chief of the daily newspaper. After serving as an officer in the Navy, he completed post-graduate work at the Wharton School. In addition to being active in charitable and professional organizations, Mr. Denney and his wife have raised nine children.

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