Karol Denniston

Global Projects Partner , Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Karol K. Denniston is Squire Patton Boggs' Global Projects Partner, responsible for expansion and management of Squire's global infrastructure projects practice. During her tenure, working with practice groups across the globe, Karol has expanded the Firm's complex infrastructure project and P3 experience.

With a long history in infrastructure finance and development, Karol has significant experience in working with public sector clients to draft, negotiate and implement project documents designed to deliver value to the public sector and set the table for efficient project management. Karol has been called a "project sponsor whisperer" and praised for being able to "see around corners" in connection with preventing and reducing disputes arising during procurement, prior to financial close and during construction.
Karol is a frequent speaker, lecturer, and trainer on managing the procurement process to reduce public sector risk in connection with complicated construction projects. She has recently delivered speeches on public sector project procurement, working with private sector project sponsors and financiers, and negotiating efficient and cost-effective operations and management provisions in design, build, finance, operate and maintain ("DBFOM") projects.

Karol is a formally trained mediator and has been mediating disputes since 1992. This experience has helped her develop project documents designed to provide pragmatic tools for preventing, managing, and resolving disputes.

Karol has been designated a Legal 500 Leading Municipal Restructuring Lawyer since 2020