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Dennis H. Tracey, III

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Tracey Dennis

Dennis H. Tracey, III
Tracey Dennis
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Dennis Tracey is a trial lawyer and a problem solver. Dennis advises boards, CEOs, and corporate general counsels on how to resolve disputes through business and legal solutions. When a 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. He has championed bold, emerging approaches to dispute resolution, including the extensive use of technology and alternative legal service delivery methods, making litigation more cost-effective for clients.

Dennis serves as the co-chair of the firm’s Global Enforcement Team, which focuses on asset tracing and enforcement of judicial and arbitral awards. The Global Enforcement Team represents liquidators, receivers, investors, hedge funds, corporates, and sovereigns in large-scale, cross-border enforcement of judgments, investigation of asset location, analysis and identification of sources of assets and funds, and the full range of enforcement tools, including worldwide freezing orders, pre- and post-judgment attachment, and execution.

Dennis' clients include some of the world's largest global organizations, including General Electric, Amcor, and Dell Computers. 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 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Representative experience

Trial counsel for Ford Motor Company in multijurisdictional contract dispute.

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

Advised a major Scandinavian airline in the first airline lawsuit to be filed against Boeing stemming from the grounding of the 737 MAX, for damages in excess of US$1bn.

Advised various airlines and lessors with over US$50bn in MAX orders in claims against Boeing for losses incurred due to the grounding of the 737 MAX.

Advised an aircraft leasing company on claims against engine equipment manufacturers arising from damage to aircraft engines.

Trial counsel for a leading offshore oil drilling contractor in US$400m bondholder dispute.

Representation of a Latin American sovereign in securities claims arising out of restructuring of US$17bn in sovereign debt.

Representation of a multinational manufacturer in US$400m post-acquisition dispute. 

Trial counsel for a hedge fund in U.S. bankruptcy proceeding to recover for losses on US$2bn of credit default swaps.

Representation of an international fashion brand in US$60m contract claim against a global logistics company.

Representation of claimants and respondents in international and domestic arbitrations, including ICC, LCIA, AAA, SIAC, and ICDR.  

Representation of auditors in Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement proceedings.

Representation of a university in a dispute arising out of testamentary bequest.


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1981
  • B.A., Cornell University, 1978
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
  • Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys


Dispute Resolution: General Commercial Disputes, Recommended

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Dispute Resolution: International Litigation, Recommended

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Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions

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