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Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2024 U.S. Legal 500

Gibson Dunn earned 62 practice area rankings, including 19 top-tier rankings in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 – United States.

Firm News | June 12, 2024

Supreme Court Holds That Legislatively Mandated Development Exactions Can Be Unconstitutional Takings

Today, the Supreme Court held unanimously that land-development permit exactions subject to the Takings Clause must bear an essential nexus and rough proportionality to the expected impacts of the development, even if the exaction is imposed pursuant to legislation.

Client Alert | April 12, 2024

11 Gibson Dunn Lawyers Named Lawyers of the Year for 2024

Best Lawyers® named 11 Gibson Dunn lawyers as the 2024 Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice areas and cities.

Firm News | August 17, 2023

Supreme Court Adopts “Continuous Surface Connection” Test For Whether Wetlands Are Covered By The Clean Water Act

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that the Clean Water Act covers only those wetlands with a continuous surface connection to other covered waters.

Client Alert | May 25, 2023

Gibson Dunn Promotes 37 Lawyers to Partnership

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has elected 37 lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, 2023.

Press Releases | November 15, 2022

Twenty-Two Gibson Dunn Lawyers Recognized in Expert Guides’ Women in Business Law

Expert Guides has named 22 Gibson Dunn lawyers to its 2022 Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law, which recognizes top female legal practitioners advising on business law.

Firm News | October 6, 2022

City of Los Angeles Imposes Significant New Requirements on Project Developers and their Principals

This client alert looks at new local political contribution restrictions and reporting requirements for property owners, developers, and their respective principals while entitlement applications are in process in the City of Los Angeles.

Client Alert | July 21, 2022

California Governor Newsom Signs Three Important New Bills into Law Impacting Residential Zoning and Development

On September 16, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed bipartisan legislation intended to expand housing production in California, streamline the process for cities to zone for multi-family housing, and increase residential density, all in an effort to help ease California’s housing shortage.

Client Alert | October 25, 2021

Seventeen Gibson Dunn Partners Recognized in Expert Guides’ Women in Business Law

Expert Guides has named 17 Gibson Dunn partners to its 2021 Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law, which recognizes top female legal practitioners advising on business law.

Firm News | October 7, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Limits to the Government’s Ability to Mandate Public Access to Private Property

On June 23, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court held 6-3 that a California regulation granting labor organizations a right of access to agricultural employers’ property to solicit support for unionization, constitutes a “per se” physical taking under the Fifth Amendment.

Client Alert | July 8, 2021

California’s AB 2345 Expands and Enhances Density Bonus Law Development Incentives

Effective as of January 1, 2021, California's Assembly Bill 2345 (“AB 2345”) amends the Density Bonus Law to expand and enhance development incentives for projects with affordable and senior housing components.

Client Alert | January 26, 2021

California Extends Residential Housing Development Entitlements Due to COVID-19

California’s housing shortage continues as the state grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.  In an effort to mitigate delays in housing production throughout the state, California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed into law Assembly Bill 1561 (“AB 1561”), which extends the validity of certain categories of residential development entitlements.

Client Alert | October 8, 2020

Pending California Landlord-Tenant Legislation Could Have Significant Impacts on Property Owners

This Gibson Dunn update outlines the current state of these measures as they stand in the legislative process, but these bills are constantly changing and will likely continue to evolve in the days and weeks ahead.

Client Alert | May 21, 2020

Gibson Dunn Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® 2020

The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 has recognized 158 Gibson Dunn attorneys in 54 practice areas. Additionally, 48 lawyers were recognized in Best Lawyers International in Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.

Firm News | August 15, 2019

Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2019 U.S. Legal 500

Gibson Dunn earned 54 practice area rankings, including 18 top-tier rankings in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 – United States, and 32 partners were named Leading Lawyers in their respective practices with an additional 15 partners recognized as Next Generation Lawyers and two attorneys recognized as Rising Stars.

Firm News | July 11, 2019

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Awards Gibson Dunn 132 Top-Tier Rankings

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® awarded Gibson Dunn Tier 1 rankings in 132 practice area categories in its 2019 “Best Law Firms” [PDF] survey. Overall, the firm earned 169 rankings in nine metropolitan areas and nationally.

Firm News | November 1, 2018