José Miguel Vivanco Joins Dentons Global Advisors

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Washington, D.C. – October 25, 2022 — Dentons Global Advisors, an elite multidisciplinary advisory firm, today announced the appointment of renowned rule of law advocate José Miguel Vivanco. He brings more than three decades of experience in investigations, litigation strategy and complex dispute resolution, previously serving as the Americas Director of Human Rights Watch and a legal advisor at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. He is based in Washington, D.C. and will work worldwide with Dentons Global Advisors’ strategic consultants to help clients prepare for and navigate crises, disputes and other complex issues when they arise.

Mr. Vivanco’s experience includes leading negotiations at the highest levels, intermediating and directly engaging with heads of state, parliaments, business leaders, and social and community advocates. At Dentons Global Advisors, he will advise global business leaders and boards of directors on labor practices and relations, human rights, supply chain engagement, risk management and business intelligence.

“José Miguel has unparalleled experience navigating high-stakes situations, finding common ground and devising sustainable business strategies,” said Edward Reilly, CEO of Dentons Global Advisors. “He will undoubtedly add significant value to Dentons Global Advisors’ clients around the world looking to get the ‘S’ and ‘G’ components right in their ESG strategies.”

Mr. Vivanco is regarded as one of the most influential advocates for the rule of law across the Americas, where he has conducted dozens of high-profile investigations on governments, businesses, and criminal organizations.

“In these complex and uncertain times, Dentons Global Advisors brings together an unmatched combination of professionals with specialist expertise to address the global challenges that business and governments face,” said Mr. Vivanco. “I’m excited to join forces with the firm’s outstanding experts around the world.”

About Dentons Global Advisors

Dentons Global Advisors is an expert-led advisory firm that provides integrated solutions for clients in an increasingly complex, regulated and interconnected business environment. Comprising Albright Stonebridge Group and a deep bench of communications, public affairs, government relations and strategy consultants, we help clients engage with governments and regulatory bodies, navigate public disclosures and transactions within the private and capital markets, and manage their reputations through critical moments of change, challenge or opportunity. Our relationship with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, means clients can draw upon integrated legal expertise and strategic advisory services when and where they need them. To learn more, visit

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