Willie E. Dennis is a Corporate Partner with K&L Gates LLP, a global law fi rm founded in 1883 with approximately 1,800 attorneys and offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, South America and the US.
Willie has extensive experience in counseling entrepreneurs, private and publicly traded companies and private equity and venture capital funds in a wide range of industries. His clients have included leading companies across the software, media, retail, banking, insurance and real estate industries.
Willie is known for his advocacy of causes that improve the quality of his life in his community. He has served on the boards of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, Junior Achievement of New York, Consumer & Merchant Awareness Foundation, Potomac Coalition and Harlem YMCA. He is a member of the Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity and National Bar Association.
Each year, Willie devotes a significant amount of time to providing pro bono legal services to clients in need. Willie has a strong commitment to diversity and serves on the Firmwide Diversity Committee. He is also counsel to the Center For Talent Innovation.
Willie received his Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate from Columbia University.