Dennis H. Tracey, III

Dennis H. Tracey, III

New York

Email dennis.tracey@​

Phone +1 212 918 3524

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Dennis Tracey is a trial lawyer and a problem solver. As the head of the firm's Litigation Practice in the Americas, Dennis advises boards, CEOs, and corporate general counsels on how to avoid litigation through business and legal solutions. But when the dispute cannot be resolved, he's a seasoned litigator who tries cases in court and in arbitration. Dennis achieves results in and out of the courtroom.

Dennis is on the leading edge of client service and innovation in dispute resolution. As an experienced trial lawyer, he advises clients on solving complex and multijurisdictional disputes that are critical to their business.

Dennis's clients include some of the world's largest global organizations, including GE and Ford Motor Company. He also represents a number of the largest accounting firms, universities, and hedge funds. His practice includes both civil litigation and regulatory proceedings, including enforcement proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Awards and recognitions


Dispute Resolution: General Commercial Disputes
Legal 500 US


Dispute Resolution: International Litigation
Legal 500 US


Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions
Legal 500 US

Education and admissions


J.D., New York University School of Law, 1981

B.A., Cornell University, 1978


Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Court admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. Supreme Court

Representative experience

Trial counsel for Ford Motor Company in multijurisdictional contract dispute.

Representation of global accounting firm in disputes arising from Madoff fraud.

Representation of hedge fund to recover for losses in credit default swaps.

Representation of auditors in Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement proceedings.

Representation of university in dispute arising out of testamentary bequest.

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