Goutam U. Jois is a litigation associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.  Mr. Jois's practice involves a wide range of general commercial litigation.  

Mr. Jois has represented major corporate clients in contract, trade secret, bankruptcy and M&A litigation in state and federal courts around the country.  He has also represented pro bono clients in civil rights, immigration, and First Amendment matters.  Mr. Jois is a member of the Pro Bono Panel of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Mr. Jois earned his Juris Doctor in 2007, cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where, as a Student Attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, he represented indigent clients in state and federal courts and administrative agencies in Massachusetts. Following law school, he clerked for Chief Judge Mark L. Wolf of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and Judge Chester J. Straub of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Jois was named to the Super Lawyers New York Metro "Rising Stars" list in 2016 in the area of business litigation.

Mr. Jois received his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2003 and a Master of Public Policy degree from Georgetown University in 2004.

Mr. Jois is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey and before the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York; the District of Columbia; and the District of New Jersey. Mr. Jois is a member of The Sedona Conference┬« Working Group 1 on electronic discovery and a member of the Sports Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Mr. Jois's publications include:

  • Co-Author, "Spoliation Standards Under The New Rule 37(e)," Law360, October 28, 2015.
  • Co-Author, "Turning the Page on the Global Financial Crisis," 24 Emory International Law Journal 15 (2010).
  • Author, "Pearson, Iqbal and Procedural Judicial Activism," 37 Florida State University Law Review 901 (2010) .
  • Author, "Stare Decisis is Cognitive Error," 75 Brooklyn Law Review 63 (2009).
  • Author, "The Cy Pres Problem and the Role of Damages in Tort Law," 16 Virginia Journal of SOcial Policy & Law 258 (2008).
  • Author, "Affordable Housing and Civic Participation: Two Sides of the Same Coin," 22 B.Y.U. Journal of Public Law 1 (2007).
  • Co-Author, "Looking Back and Looking Forward: Four Years After Sarbanes-Oxley," 41 Akron Law Review 1 (2007).
  • Author, "Consumer Sovereignty Re-Examined," in Real-World Economics, Edward Fullbrook, ed. (2007) (book chapter).
  • Author, "Can't Touch This! Private Property, Takings, and the Merit Goods Argument," 48 S. Texas Law Review 183 (2006).
  • Author, Note, "Marital Status as Property: Toward a New Jurisprudence for Gay Rights," 41 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 509 (2006).


  • Harvard University - 2007 - Juris Doctor
  • Georgetown University - 2004 - Master of Public Policy
  • Georgetown University - 2003 - Bachelor of Arts


  • New Jersey Bar
  • New York Bar