Overview

​The Securities Litigation Practice Group offers integrated solutions to corporations in times of unexpected crisis.  

The Securities Litigation group offers solutions to the overlapping array of challenges involved in cases ranging from headline-grabbing corporate takeover battles to major financial restatement cases, SEC insider-trading probes or government enforcement actions.  Our team of experienced litigation lawyers provides integrated solutions for crisis-related events including:  

  • Whistleblower complaints
  • Internal investigations
  • Mergers and acquisitions and takeover litigation
  • Securities class actions
  • Derivative suits
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions and pre-enforcement proceedings
  • U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations and litigations
  • Foreign exposures and investigations 

The American Lawyer named Gibson Dunn its 2016 Litigation Department of the Year, our firm's unprecedented third win in this biennial competition since 2010.  Following our consecutive wins as 2010 and 2012 Litigation Department of the Year the firm received 2014 Finalist honors.  In naming us the 2012 winner the publication noted several of our securities representations.  Many of our securities litigators have been recognized by publications such as Chambers as among the best in the United States and in key jurisdictions such as New York and California.  U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2017 named Gibson Dunn Law Firm of the Year in Securities Litigation.  

Our partners include a number of former senior officials with the SEC, DOJ and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  Our California, New York and Washington, D.C., practices are consistently ranked second to none.  Working with our White Collar Defense and Investigations, Securities Enforcement and Crisis Management Practice Groups, we offer integrated solutions to the most complex and challenging situations facing corporate America whether at home or abroad.