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Gibson Dunn Named 2022 California Regional Litigation Department of the Year

At its annual awards ceremony, The American Lawyer named Gibson Dunn its 2022 California Regional Litigation Department of the Year, which “recognizes the best litigation department in the jurisdiction.”

Firm News | November 15, 2022

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

Who’s Who Legal 2022 Recognizes Nine Gibson Dunn Partners in Commercial Litigation

Nine Gibson Dunn partners were featured by Who’s Who Legal in its Commercial Litigation 2022 guide.

Firm News | November 9, 2022

Gibson Dunn Named California Tech Industry Litigation Department of the Year Winner

The Recorder named Gibson Dunn as its 2022 Tech Industry Litigation Department of the Year.

Firm News | November 4, 2022

Third Quarter 2022 Update on Class Actions

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide an update on significant recent class action developments.

Client Alert | October 31, 2022

European Court of Human Rights President to Join Gibson Dunn in London

President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Judge Robert Spano, will join Gibson Dunn in London following the end of his term this Monday 31 October.

Press Releases | October 27, 2022

Theane Evangelis and Katherine Smith Named Among Los Angeles’ 2022 Leaders of Influence in Labor & Employment

The Los Angeles Business Journal named Los Angeles partners Theane Evangelis and Katherine Smith among its 2022 Leaders of Influence: Labor & Employment Attorneys, a list of “the very best litigators and trial attorneys in the region” who “go to the proverbial mat to fight for their clients.”

Firm News | October 25, 2022

Potential Costs Exposure for Directors of an Insolvent Company Wound Up in Hong Kong for Causing the Company to Oppose a Winding-Up Petition

In making a winding-up order against Carnival Group International Holdings Limited, the Hong Kong Court emphasizes the importance for the directors of an insolvent company to carefully consider whether they should procure the company to oppose the winding-up petition otherwise they could be personally liable to pay costs arising from the opposition.

Client Alert | October 11, 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

Benchmark Litigation Names Three Gibson Dunn Partners Among its 2023 Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Benchmark Litigation US named three partners to its 2023 “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” list: Dallas partner Veronica Moyé, New York partner Orin Snyder, and Washington, D.C. partner Richard Parker. 

Firm News | October 6, 2022

Benchmark Litigation US 2023 Gives Top Marks to Gibson Dunn

Benchmark Litigation US recognized Gibson Dunn in eight national litigation practice areas in its 2023 edition and named 69 partners as Litigation Stars and Future Stars across the U.S.

Firm News | October 6, 2022

Lawdragon Names 38 Partners Among its 2022 500 Leading Litigators in America

Lawdragon named 38 Gibson Dunn partners to its 500 Leading Litigators in America 2022 guide, featuring “attorneys who excel representing principally corporations and other organizations in litigating claims”.

Firm News | October 4, 2022

Gibson Dunn Ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2023

Gibson Dunn earned 18 practice area rankings in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 UK.

Firm News | September 29, 2022

Theodore Boutrous and Theane Evangelis Named Among California’s Top 100 Lawyers

The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. and Theane Evangelis to its annual list of the Top 100 Lawyers in California.

Firm News | September 22, 2022

Betty Yang Named Among Texas Lawyer’s 2022 On the Rise Honorees

Texas Lawyer named Dallas of counsel Betty Yang among its 2022 “On the Rise” honorees in its Texas Legal Awards, which honors “lawyers under the age of 40 who have wielded influence in their practice areas in Texas and beyond.”

Firm News | September 21, 2022

Hong Kong Court of Appeal Upholds Dismissal of Mis-selling Claim Made Against a Major Bank

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has recently handed down its judgment in CACV 483, 484 & 485/2018 (Shine Grace Investment Ltd v Citibank, N.A. & Anor), upholding the decision of the Court of First Instance in rejecting the plaintiffs’ claims for alleged mis-selling of equity accumulator contracts by Citibank, N.A.

Client Alert | September 21, 2022

Leading Tech Litigator Elizabeth McCloskey Rejoins Gibson Dunn as Partner in San Francisco Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announced today that Elizabeth McCloskey has rejoined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner. 

Press Releases | September 1, 2022

United States: Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters

Los Angeles partner Perlette Jura and of counsel Miguel Loza Jr. are the authors of "United States: Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters," published by The Legal 500 in August 2022.

Article | August 31, 2022

Veronica Moyé Named Dallas Bar Association’s Trial Lawyer of the Year

The Dallas Bar Association named Dallas partner Veronica Moyé its Trial Lawyer of the Year and noted that the recognition “is indicative of her commitment to both the preparation and candor necessary for effective advocacy on a global scale.”

Firm News | August 26, 2022

Who’s Who Legal 2022 Recognizes Gibson Dunn Partners in Thought Leaders – Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR

Three Hong Kong-based Gibson Dunn partners were featured by Who’s Who Legal in its Thought Leaders – Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR 2022 guide.

Firm News | August 24, 2022

California Supreme Court Holds That Seller’s Promotional Statements About Controversial Album Are Commercial Speech Not Subject To Full First Amendment Protection

The California Supreme Court held yesterday that a seller’s promotional statements about an artistic work of interest to the public amounted to commercial speech, regardless of whether the seller knew of the statements’ falsity.

Client Alert | August 19, 2022

Class Actions to Reshape the Litigation Landscape in Europe in 2023

This client alert discusses a wave of class action legislation that will likely be seen towards the end of 2022. Many member states of the European Union will have to either devise new class action regimes or amend their existing provisions on collective redress.

Client Alert | August 23, 2022

11 Gibson Dunn Partners Named Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers® named 11 Gibson Dunn partners as the 2023 Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice areas and cities.

Firm News | August 18, 2022

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Confirms That Directors Are Not Liable for Penalty Tax for Signing Incorrect Company Tax Return

The Court of Final Appeal has recently confirmed that a director is not liable to penalty, by way of additional tax, arising from an incorrect tax return filed by the company which he/she has signed and declared to be correct, on the basis that he/she should not be regarded having made the company’s incorrect tax return.

Client Alert | August 17, 2022

Four Who’s Who Legal 2022 Guides Recognize Three Gibson Dunn Partners

Three Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in their respective practice areas in Who’s Who Legal 2022.

Firm News | August 3, 2022

Webcast: Is Antitrust Becoming HR’s Biggest Headache?

Is antitrust becoming HR’s biggest headache? This panel provides insights from the trenches with a particular focus on pitfalls to avoid.

Webcasts | July 26, 2022

Second Quarter 2022 Update on Class Actions

This update provides an overview of key class action-related developments during the second quarter of 2022 (April through June).

Client Alert | July 28, 2022

Gibson Dunn Adds Litigation Partner Lauren Goldman in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Lauren R. Goldman has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner.

Press Releases | July 25, 2022

Gibson Dunn Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2022

Gibson Dunn was recognized in the 2022 edition of Chambers High Net Worth, a guide to the leading lawyers and law firms for international private wealth.

Firm News | July 14, 2022

California Supreme Court Holds Employee May Sue Staffing Agency’s Client Even After Settling Same Claims Against Agency

On June 30, 2022, the California Supreme Court held that an employee who brings an employment class action against a staffing agency and executes a settlement agreement releasing the agency and its agents may bring a second class action against the staffing agency’s client premised on the same violations.

Client Alert | July 1, 2022

Electronic Court Process and Remote Hearings in Hong Kong

Hong Kong partner Brian Gilchrist and associate Celine Leung are the authors of "Electronic Court Process and Remote Hearings in Hong Kong" published by Hong Kong Civil Procedure News in June 2022.

Article | July 8, 2022

Benchmark Litigation Names Kelly Austin and Elaine Chen Among 2022 Top Women Litigators in Asia

Benchmark Litigation named Hong Kong partners Kelly Austin and Elaine Chen to its 2022 Asia-Pacific Top 100 Women in Litigation list, which recognizes the most distinguished female litigators in the region.

Firm News | June 27, 2022

Best Lawyers in Germany 2023 Recognizes 26 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Germany 2023 have recognized 26 Gibson Dunn attorneys, and 18 Gibson Dunn attorneys have been recognized as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas.

Firm News | June 24, 2022

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Confirms That ‘Leverage’ Satisfies the ‘Benefit’ Requirement for Winding Up Foreign Companies

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has recently confirmed that for the purpose of winding up foreign companies in Hong Kong, the requirement that the winding up must benefit the petitioner can include commercial pressure (in other words, leverage) to achieve the repayment of an undisputed debt.

Client Alert | June 24, 2022

Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2022 U.S. Legal 500

Gibson Dunn earned 55 practice area rankings, including 17 top-tier rankings in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 – United States.

Firm News | June 22, 2022

Hong Kong Court of Appeal Confirms That Disputes Over Arbitration Clauses Are for Arbitrators but Not Courts to Resolve

In C v D [2022] HKCA 729, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal confirmed a lower court’s decision that a dispute over a multi-tiered dispute resolution clause, which stipulates that the parties must first negotiate in good faith before resorting to arbitration, should be resolved by the arbitral tribunal and is not open to attack at the local courts.

Client Alert | June 22, 2022

Beyond reach: obstacles to third-party discovery in arbitrations

Los Angeles partner Maurice Suh and associate Zathrina Perez are the authors of "Beyond reach: obstacles to third-party discovery in arbitrations" published by Financier Worldwide in its July 2022 issue.

Article | June 15, 2022

Webcast: The Rise of International Class and Collective Actions

Class actions have gradually taken root outside the US in recent years. We highlight common pitfalls and early advocacy problems that defendants typically face in these new regimes and provide an overview in which direction international class actions will develop in the years to come.

Webcasts | January 13, 2022

Gibson Dunn Earns 101 Top-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA 2022

In its 2022 edition, Chambers USA awarded Gibson Dunn 101 first-tier rankings, of which 37 were firm practice group rankings and 64 were individual lawyer rankings. Overall, the firm earned 348 rankings – 104 firm practice group rankings and 244 individual lawyer rankings.

Firm News | June 1, 2022

Daily Journal Names Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang Among 2022 Top Women Lawyers in California

The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partners Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang to its 2022 list of Top Women Lawyers, which “annually recognizes California women lawyers doing path breaking work on the highest stakes cases and deals.”

Firm News | May 18, 2022

Gibson Dunn Ranked in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022

The 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific has ranked Gibson Dunn in four categories and recognized three partners as Litigation Stars.

Firm News | May 9, 2022

Three Who’s Who Legal 2022 Guides Recognize 13 Gibson Dunn Partners

Thirteen Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2022 M&A and Governance, Who’s Who Legal 2022 Project Finance, and Who’s Who Legal 2022 Product Liability Defence guides.

Firm News | May 4, 2022

Gibson Dunn Adds Commercial Litigation Partner Sydney Scott in Houston Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Sydney Scott has joined the firm as a partner.

Press Releases | May 2, 2022

First Quarter 2022 Update on Class Actions

This update provides an overview of key class-action-related developments during the first quarter of 2022 (January through March).

Client Alert | April 28, 2022

Webcast: Corporate Compliance and Sentencing Guidelines

Please join our distinguished panelists for a recorded discussion about the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and how they apply in corporate enforcement actions. They discuss issues arising in white collar matters and strategies that can impact the calculation of the Sentencing Guidelines fine range, including gain from the offense, corporate recidivism, and cooperation, among other issues.

Webcasts | March 30, 2022

Two Who’s Who Legal 2022 Guides Recognize Seven Gibson Dunn Partners

Seven Gibson Dunn partners were recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2022 Thought Leaders - Commercial Litigation and Who’s Who Legal 2022 Life Sciences guides.

Firm News | April 1, 2022

New York Court of Appeals Rules That Interactive Fantasy Sports Contests Do Not Constitute Gambling Under State Constitution

In a closely followed decision that directly addresses an issue of critical importance for the interactive fantasy sports industry, in which daily fantasy sports are a subset, the New York Court of Appeals held on March 22, 2022 that interactive fantasy sports contests do not constitute “gambling” within the meaning of New York’s constitutional prohibition on gambling.

Client Alert | March 25, 2022

New York Times v. Sullivan Is Safe From Sarah Palin

New York partner Anne M. Champion and associate Lee R. Crain are the authors of "New York Times v. Sullivan Is Safe From Sarah Palin" published by Bloomberg Law on February 25, 2022.

Article | March 10, 2022

Mylan Denerstein and Randy Mastro Named to City & State New York’s 2022 Law Power 100

New York partners Mylan Denerstein and Randy Mastro were named to City & State New York’s 2022 Law Power 100, recognizing “the legal professionals who aren’t simply influential in their field, but powerful in New York’s governmental landscape.”

Firm News | March 7, 2022

How Courts Are Ruling On The Arbitrability Of ERISA Claims

Los Angeles partner Heather Richardson, Orange County associate Jennafer Tryck, and Washington, D.C. associate Tessa Gellerson are the authors of "How Courts Are Ruling On The Arbitrability Of ERISA Claims" published by Law360 on February 24, 2022.

Article | February 24, 2022

Three Gibson Dunn Cases Named Top Verdicts of the Year 2021

The Daily Journal recognized three Gibson Dunn wins in its annual feature on the Top Verdicts in California for 2021.

Firm News | February 11, 2022

Year-End and Fourth Quarter 2021 Update on Class Actions

This update provides an overview and summary of key class action developments during the fourth quarter of 2021 (October through December).

Client Alert | January 27, 2022

Gibson Dunn Ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022

Gibson Dunn has been recognized in 20 categories in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Firm News | January 13, 2022

2021 Year-End German Law Update

Once more, 2021 demonstrated that constant change should become your friend and ally. After a second year of global uncertainty caused by the formidable challenges of the COVID-pandemic, we all long for a return “back-to-normal.” However, chances are that 2022 will continue to present drastic and unpredictable challenges.

Client Alert | January 13, 2022

Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2022 Chambers Greater China Region Guide

Gibson Dunn earned 9 firm rankings and 18 individual rankings in the inaugural edition of the Chambers Greater China Region guide.

Firm News | January 12, 2022

How an NFT is like a $5 milkshake

Los Angeles partner Michael Dore is the author is "How an NFT is like a $5 milkshake" published by the Daily Journal on December 27, 2021.

Article | January 7, 2022

Gibson Dunn Named Labor & Employment Litigation Department of the Year and a Finalist for Litigation Department of the Year; and Josh Krevitt Named Litigator of the Year

At its annual awards, The American Lawyer named Gibson Dunn the Labor & Employment Litigation Department of the Year, noting, “with novel labor and employment issues swirling, Gibson Dunn’s litigators set standards and settle the law,” and that a case “typical for Gibson Dunn’s labor and employment team” is “high-profile,” “cutting-edge,” and “a victory.”

Firm News | December 6, 2021

Theane Evangelis Named a Los Angeles Leader in Law in Labor & Employment

The Los Angeles Business Journal named Los Angeles partner Theane Evangelis the winner in the Labor & Employment category at its Leaders in Law Awards, which recognizes attorneys “for their exceptional legal skills and achievements across the full spectrum of responsibility, exemplary leadership, and contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.”

Firm News | November 19, 2021

Webcast: 2021 – Managing Internal Audit and Investigations

In this webcast, Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss the challenging interplay between internal audit and white collar investigations. The discussion includes strategies to ensure that internal audit complements the compliance function and how best to deal with legal problems identified by internal audit activities.

Webcasts | November 9, 2021

Gibson Dunn Named Among 2022 Litigation Powerhouses Lists by BTI Consulting Group

BTI Consulting Group recognized Gibson Dunn as a Complex Commercial Litigation Powerhouse and a Securities and Finance Litigation Powerhouse.

Firm News | November 4, 2021

Gibson Dunn Promotes 27 Lawyers to Partnership

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has elected 27 new partners, effective January 1, 2022. 

Press Releases | November 4, 2021

DOJ turns to familiar tool to address cybersecurity threats

Los Angeles partners James Zelenay Jr. and Eric Vandevelde and associate Tim Biché are the authors of "DOJ turns to familiar tool to address cybersecurity threats" published by the Daily Journal on November 1, 2021.

Article | November 3, 2021

IFLR Honors Graham Lovett with Lifetime Achievement Award

At its 2021 Middle East awards, IFLR presented Dubai partner Graham Lovett with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Firm News | October 29, 2021

Benchmark Litigation Europe 2022 Recognizes Gibson Dunn

The 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation Europe has ranked Gibson Dunn in two categories and recognized six partners as Litigation Stars. The firm was ranked in UK – International Arbitration and France – Commercial and Transactions.

Firm News | October 26, 2021

Webcast: Recent Developments at the New York State Department of Financial Services

The New York State Department of Financial Services is the state’s primary regulator of financial institutions and activity, with jurisdiction over approximately 1,400 financial institutions and 1,800 insurance companies. In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers discusses not only changes to the agency’s leadership and organizational structure, but also recent developments with respect to the agency’s guidance, regulations, and enforcement matters.

Webcasts | October 25, 2021

Who’s Who Legal 2021 Recognizes Eight Gibson Dunn Partners in Commercial Litigation

Eight Gibson Dunn partners were featured by Who’s Who Legal in its Commercial Litigation 2021 guide.

Firm News | October 19, 2021

Who’s Who Legal 2021 Recognizes Gibson Dunn Partners in Thought Leaders – Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR

Three Hong Kong-based Gibson Dunn partners were featured by Who’s Who Legal in its Thought Leaders – Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR 2021 guide: Kelly Austin was recognized in Investigations; John Fadely was recognized in Private Funds; and Brian Gilchrist was recognized in Commercial Litigation.

Firm News | October 19, 2021

Benchmark Litigation US 2022 Gives Top Marks to Gibson Dunn

Benchmark Litigation US recognized Gibson Dunn in eight national litigation practice areas in its 2022 edition and named 79 partners as Litigation Stars and Future Stars across the U.S.

Firm News | October 13, 2021

Benchmark Litigation Names Four Gibson Dunn Partners Among its 2021 Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Benchmark Litigation US named four partners to its 2021 “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” list: Dallas partner Veronica Moyé, New York partners Randy Mastro and Orin Snyder, and Washington, D.C. partner Richard Parker. 

Firm News | October 7, 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

Theodore Boutrous Receives Freedom of the Press Award

Los Angeles partner Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. is one of five honorees who received the 2021 Freedom of the Press Award by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, which “recognizes the accomplishments of leaders in the news media and legal fields whose work embodies the values of the First Amendment.” He was recognized for successfully representing “journalists Jim Acosta and Brian Karem as they faced White House access issues.” The awards were presented on September 28, 2021.

Firm News | September 30, 2021

Theane Evangelis and Ilissa Samplin Receive 2021 Women in Business Law Awards

At its annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards, Euromoney Legal Media Group named Los Angeles partner Theane Evangelis as the 2021 Litigation Lawyer of the Year and Los Angeles partner Ilissa Samplin as the 2021 Litigation Rising Star.

Firm News | September 30, 2021

Joshua Lipshutz and Jason Schwartz Named Among Benchmark Top 20 Labor & Employment Litigators

Benchmark Litigation named Washington, D.C. partners Joshua Lipshutz and Jason Schwartz to its inaugural list of the Top 20 Labor & Employment Litigators, which features lawyers who have been recognized by peers and clients alike for their exceptional reputations and achievements in labor and employment litigation.

Firm News | September 27, 2021

Former FTC Attorney Jamie France Returns to Gibson Dunn as Of Counsel in Washington, D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Jamie E. France has rejoined the firm as an of counsel in its Washington, D.C. office. She will serve as a member of the Litigation and Antitrust and Competition Practice Groups.

Press Releases | September 22, 2021

Richard Doren and Veronica Moyé Named Litigators of the Week

The Am Law Litigation Daily named Los Angeles partner Richard Doren and Dallas partner Veronica Moyé its Litigators of the Week.

Firm News | September 17, 2021

Theodore Boutrous, Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang Named Among California’s Top 100 Lawyers

The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang to its annual list of the Top 100 Lawyers in California.

Firm News | September 15, 2021

Gibson Dunn Named Civil Litigation Law Firm of the Year at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards

Asian Legal Business named Gibson Dunn the “Civil Litigation Firm of the Year” at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2021. The awards recognize the outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams in the region.

Firm News | September 13, 2021

Randy Mastro and Akiva Shapiro Named Litigators of the Week

The Am Law Litigation Daily named New York partners Randy Mastro and Akiva Shapiro as its Litigators of the Week for their “extraordinary SCOTUS win for New York landlords” in securing a writ of injunction in a constitutional challenge to New York State's COVID‑19 eviction moratorium.

Firm News | August 23, 2021

10 Gibson Dunn Partners Named Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers® named 10 Gibson Dunn partners as the 2022 Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice areas and cities: Theodore Boutrous, Jr.

Firm News | August 19, 2021

Surge in False Claims Act enforcement continues

Los Angeles partners Nicola T. Hanna and James L. Zelenay Jr. and associate Sean S. Twomey are the authors of "Surge in False Claims Act enforcement continues," [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on August 13, 2021.

Article | August 16, 2021

Who’s Who Legal 2021 Recognizes Gibson Dunn Partners in Asset Recovery, Capital Markets and IP

Four Gibson Dunn partners were recognized by Who’s Who Legal in their respective fields. Who’s Who Legal Asset Recovery 2021 recommended Dubai partner Graham Lovett.

Firm News | August 13, 2021

Ten Gibson Dunn Partners Named Among Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation 2021

Benchmark Litigation named 10 Gibson Dunn partners to its 2021 list of the Top 250 Women in Litigation, which recognizes America’s leading female trial lawyers.

Firm News | August 9, 2021

An Updated Checklist & Flowchart for Analyzing Force Majeure Clauses During the COVID-19 Crisis

Gibson Dunn lawyers examine supplemental guidance provided by courts regarding the four steps of analysis of the application of force majeure clauses, as discussed in decisions between March 2020 and August 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Client Alert | August 4, 2021

Who’s Who Legal 2021 Recognizes Gibson Dunn Partners in Competition, Hospitality and Product Liability Defense

Nineteen Gibson Dunn partners were recognized by Who’s Who Legal in their respective fields. Who’s Who Legal Competition 2021 recommended Brussels partners Christian Riis-Madsen and David Wood; Dallas partner Robert Walters; Frankfurt partner Georg Weidenbach; Hong Kong partner Sébastien Evrard; London partner Ali Nikpay; Los Angeles partner Daniel Swanson; New York partner Eric Stock; San Francisco partners Rachel Brass and Trey Nicoud; and Washington, D.C. partners Adam Di Vincenzo, Scott Hammond, Joseph Kattan, and Richard Parker.

Firm News | July 28, 2021

Walsh’s Wrong Turn: The Labor Department’s Misguided Revitalization of the ‘Integral’ Factor

Los Angeles partner Michael Holecek and Washington, D.C. associate Andrew Kilberg are the authors of "Walsh's Wrong Turn: The Labor Department’s Misguided Revitalization of the 'Integral' Factor," [PDF] published by The National Law Journal on July 26, 2021.

Article | July 27, 2021

Breaking the Legal Paralysis: Combatting California’s Homelessness Crisis After Martin v. City of Boise

Los Angeles partners Theane Evangelis and Bradley Hamburger are the co-authors of "Breaking the Legal Paralysis: Combatting California's Homelessness Crisis After Martin v. City of Boise," [PDF] published by California Real Property Journal, Vol.

Article | July 27, 2021

Gibson Dunn Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2021

Gibson Dunn was recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers High Net Worth, a guide to the leading lawyers and law firms for international private wealth.

Firm News | July 22, 2021

Benchmark Litigation Names Kelly Austin and Elaine Chen Among 2021 Top Women Litigators in Asia

Benchmark Litigation named Hong Kong partners Kelly Austin and Elaine Chen to its 2021 Asia-Pacific Top 100 Women in Litigation list, which recognizes the most distinguished female litigators in the region.

Firm News | July 6, 2021

Judge ignored facts, law while taking knife to assault weapons ban

Century City partner Scott Edelman and Los Angeles associate Jillian London are the authors of "Judge ignored facts, law while taking knife to assault weapons ban," [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on June 28, 2021.

Article | July 1, 2021

10 Years Of Dukes: A Resounding Class Certification Legacy

Los Angeles partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. and Theane Evangelis are the authors of "10 Years Of Dukes: A Resounding Class Certification Legacy," [PDF] published by Law360 on June 25, 2021.

Article | June 25, 2021

Supreme Court Tells Second Circuit To Clarify Securities Class Certification Ruling, And Holds That Defendants Have The Burden Of Persuasion In Rebutting The Basic Presumption

On June 21, 2021, the Supreme Court held 8-1 that the Second Circuit must clarify its reasoning in its certification of a securities class action against Goldman Sachs, and held 6-3 that the defendant bears the burden of persuasion when attempting to rebut the “fraud on the market” presumption.

Client Alert | June 21, 2021

Theodore Boutrous, Samuel Liversidge and Rod Stone Named Litigators of the Week

The Am Law Litigation Daily named Los Angeles partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Samuel Liversidge and Rod Stone as its Litigators of the Week for securing a victory for Hewlett-Packard on appeal that resulted in the affirmation of one of the largest single-plaintiff verdicts in United States history—nearly $4.5 billion in damages and post judgment interest. 

Firm News | June 21, 2021

New York Court of Appeals Clarifies Reach of New York Consumer Protection Statute

On June 3, 2021, the New York Court of Appeals issued an important decision clarifying the reach of New York’s consumer protection statute, which broadly prohibits any deceptive, “consumer-oriented” business conduct.

Client Alert | June 9, 2021

Proposed ghost gun rules would leave room for state regulation

Century City partner Scott Edelman, Los Angeles associate Jillian London and San Francisco associate Zach ZhenHe Tan are the authors of "Proposed ghost gun rules would leave room for state regulation," [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on May 26, 2021.

Article | June 7, 2021

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2022 Recognizes 10 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2022 has recognized 10 Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas: Cyrus Benson – International Arbitration; Gregory Campbell – Private Equity Law; James Cox – Employment Law; Patrick Doris – International Arbitration; Penny Madden – International Arbitration; Mitri Najjar – Corporate Law; Philip Rocher – Litigation; Alan Samson – Financial Services, Real Estate Finance, and Real Estate Law; Jeffrey Sullivan – International Arbitration; and Steve Thierbach – Capital Markets Law.

Firm News | June 3, 2021

Chambers Honors Ted Olson with Lifetime Achievement Award and Names Gibson Dunn as Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year

At its 2021 Chambers USA Awards, Chambers and Partners presented Washington, D.C. partner Theodore B. Olson with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Firm News | May 28, 2021

The Hollywood Reporter Names Theodore Boutrous, Scott Edelman, Kevin Masuda and Orin Snyder to its 2021 Power Lawyers List

The Hollywood Reporter named Century City partner Scott Edelman, Los Angeles partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. and Kevin Masuda, and New York partner Orin Snyder to its 2021 Power Lawyers list, which features “the entertainment industry’s top 100 attorneys.” The feature was published on May 26, 2021.

Firm News | May 27, 2021

Ruling will protect noncitizens from consequences of uninformed guilty pleas

Los Angeles partner Kahn Scolnick and associate Daniel Adler are the authors of "Ruling will protect noncitizens from consequences of uninformed guilty pleas," [PDF] published by the Daily Journal on May 12, 2021.

Article | May 20, 2021

Gibson Dunn Earns 94 Top-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA 2021

In its 2021 edition, Chambers USA awarded Gibson Dunn 94 first-tier rankings, of which 33 were firm practice group rankings and 61 were individual lawyer rankings.

Firm News | May 20, 2021

Daily Journal Names Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang Among 2021 Top Women Lawyers in California

The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partners Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang to its 2021 list of Top Women Lawyers. The profiles were published on May 19, 2021.

Firm News | May 19, 2021