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Dennis J. Olle

Dennis J. Olle



Dennis Olle’s extensive corporate practice includes matters related to capital formation, both public and private offerings, and M&A transactions. He also counsels clients in a wide array of general corporate matters, including issues related to corporate disclosure and corporate governance.


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Who's Who Legal: M&A and Governance (2019)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, International Mergers & Acquisitions (2008-2020)
  • Listed in The Legal 500, Mergers & Acquisitions (2014, 2019)
  • Listed in South Florida Legal Guide as a Top Lawyer (2009, 2010)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar (1976-present)
    • Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association (1976-present)
    • Business Law Section
  • Tropical Audubon Society (Miami)
    • Advisory Board Member (2012-present)
    • President (1992-1996) and Director (1982-2012)
  • North American Butterfly Association
    • Director (2007-present)
  • North American Butterfly Association, Miami Blue Chapter
    • President (2004-2010)
    • Vice President and Director, Conservation Programs (2010-present)
  • Imperiled Butterfly Working Group (2014-present)
  • Eagle Scout
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 767
    • Assistant Scoutmaster (1992-1998)
  • Director, The Barnacle Society (1992-1995)
  • Public Health & Environmental Degradation Task Force
    • Miami River Coordinating Committee Chairman (1994)
  • Dade County/Florida Keys Water Supply
    • Plan Advisory Committee Member (1994)
  • South Florida Water Management District
    • Citizen’s Committee
    • Chairman, South Dade Watershed Plan (1995-1996)
  • National Audubon Society Environmental Economics Council, Miami (1996-2001)
  • Biscayne Bay Partnership Initiative
    • Regulatory Survey Team Member (2000)
  • Zoo Miami
    • Advisory Board

Speaking Engagements

  • “Ethics: VW Emissions Case Study,” Carlton Fields In-House Counsel Forum, Orlando, FL (March 2016).
  • “Reinventing the In-House Legal Business Model,” Carlton Fields In-House Counsel Forum, Orlando, FL (March 2015).


  • Columbia Law School (J.D., with honors, 1976)
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Rice University (B.A., 1975)
    • Accelerated Interdisciplinary Legal Education Program
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • Florida State Courts

Calling the Wild

For more than 60 years, Dennis has traveled the country in search of the most exotic birds. Walk with him as he dreams of passing the tradition onto his grandchildren to keep birding alive for generations to come.


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