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Dennis is counsel in the Appellate Group of the Litigation Department of Reed Smith LLP, resident in its San Francisco office.


  • Yale Law School, 1981, J.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1977, Ph.D., Law, Classics
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1974, M.A., Latin
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1973, M.A., Greek
  • Fordham University, 1971, A.B., Classics, Phi Beta Kappa, Selected as Woodrow Wilson National Fellow

  • California

  • Honorable Stanley M. Mosk, Associate Justice, Supreme Court - California, 1 January 1984 to 1 January 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Appellate Practice, 2011-2023
  • California Lawyer Attorney of the Year, Appellate Law – 2014
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion on the Northern California Super Lawyers list for Appellate, 2011-2022