Dentons is a global firm driven to provide a competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected marketplace. It was formed in March 2013 by the combination of international law firm Salans LLP, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton. Dentons is built on the solid foundations of these three highly valued law firms. Each built an outstanding reputation and valued clientele by responding to the local, regional and national needs of a broad spectrum of clients of all sizes – individuals; entrepreneurs; small businesses and start-ups; local, regional and national governments and government agencies; and mid-sized and larger private and public corporations, including international and global entities.
Dentons' clients now benefit from approximately 2,600 lawyers and professionals in more than 75 locations spanning 50-plus countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the CIS, the UK and the US who are committed to challenge the status quo and offer creative, dynamic business and legal solutions.
RPCK Rastegar Panchal is a boutique corporate law firm focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate governance, restructurings, joint ventures, and cross-border international commercial transactions.
Michael Kasdin is a member of Dentons' Insurance Regulation practice and a member of Dentons' Insurance sector. He has extensive experience counseling clients in all aspects of insurance and reinsurance law, whether it be in litigation, arbitration or regulatory and transactional matters. Michael focuses his practice on providing transactional and regulatory advice to private equity funds, but he also advices insurance industry professionals, helping to ensure compliance, obtain approvals, and develop new products. He also has litigation experience including the representation of funds in post-closing disputes, as well as representing insurers and reinsurers in complex coverage and commercial disputes. Michael has been awarded the Re Scholar designation by the Reinsurance Association of America, has been designated a Rising Star for three years in a row by Super Lawyers, and has received numerous awards recognizing his pro bono service.
Chintan Panchal is the Principal of RPCK New York. Chintan regularly advises on a wide range of merger and acquisition-related matters, including cross-border transaction structuring and negotiation, spin-offs, divestitures, private equity buyouts and joint ventures. As an advisor, Chintan brings a broad-based commercial perspective which is essential in solving challenging legal matters and achieving efficient and lasting solutions. He has diverse experience representing clients in a variety of industries and, as an entrepreneur, is well-versed in the challenges facing growing companies.
Chintan is a member of the bar in New York and the District of Columbia. Prior to founding the New York office of RPCK, Chintan worked as a banking finance and dispute resolution associate in the New York and Hong Kong offices of Allen & Overy. He also clerked for the Honorable Judith M. Barzilay of the United States Court of International Trade in New York and received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law.