Russ Denton joined Caris Life Sciences in September 2022 and serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. He is responsible for the oversight of Caris’ legal and governance efforts.
Prior to joining Caris, Mr. Denton was a partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP, representing clients in mergers and acquisitions and equity financing transactions. Before his time at Shearman & Sterling, Mr. Denton was a partner at Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP and an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP.
Mr. Denton received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, and earned his B.S., magna cum laude, from Duke University.