Congressional Investigations

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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

Webcast: 2024 Forecast – Public Policy, Congressional Investigations, and Administrative Actions

This webcast examines how public policy issues, congressional investigations, and administrative actions are likely to be shaped by the 2024 elections.

Webcasts | March 13, 2024

Michael Bopp and Roscoe Jones Jr. Named Top Lobbyists 2023

The Hill named Michael Bopp and Roscoe Jones Jr. among its Top Lobbyists 2023 list, which honors the top corporate lobbyists, hired guns, association leaders and grassroots activists for the “for the results they’ve delivered for their clients, companies, trade associations and advocacy groups in the nation’s capital.”

Firm News | December 6, 2023

The Power to Investigate – Table of Authorities of House & Senate 118th Congress

For the seventh successive U.S. Congress, Gibson Dunn is pleased to release a table of authorities summarizing the oversight and investigative authorities of each House and Senate committee.

Client Alert | September 14, 2023

Child and Forced Labor Risks Global Task Force

Gibson Dunn has established a Child and Forced Labor Risks Global Task Force to help our clients prevent illegal child and forced labor, evaluate their supply chains, and respond to investigations and litigation.

Client Alert | May 17, 2023

118th Congress: Investigative Tools And Potential Defenses

Washington, D.C. partners Michael Bopp and Thomas Hungar and associate Megan Kiernan are the authors of "118th Congress: Investigative Tools And Potential Defenses" published by Law360 on March 3, 2023.

Article | March 6, 2023

118th Congress: Investigative Priorities And Rule Changes

Washington, D.C. partners Michael Bopp and Thomas Hungar and associate Megan Kiernan are the authors of "118th Congress: Investigative Priorities And Rule Changes" published by Law360 on March 2, 2023. 

Article | March 3, 2023

Webcast: Congressional Investigations in the 118th Congress: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Gibson Dunn covers what you need to know about the congressional investigations landscape in the 118th Congress.

Webcasts | January 18, 2023

Congressional Investigations in the 118th Congress: ESG, China, and the Biden Administration Take Center Stage

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss possible upcoming investigations in the U.S. Congress, as well as reviewing various aspects of Congressional investigations.

Client Alert | January 13, 2023

Webcast: Internal Investigations

Our lawyers discuss the latest trends and hot topics in internal investigations.

Webcasts | January 11, 2023

What Senator Sinema’s Party Switch Means for the Senate

Our lawyers discuss the implications of Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's recent decision to change her party affiliation from the Democratic Party to Independent.

Client Alert | December 12, 2022

Michael Bopp and Roscoe Jones, Jr. Named Top Lobbyists 2022

The Hill named Washington, D.C. partners Michael Bopp and Roscoe Jones Jr. among its Top Lobbyists 2022 list, which “honors the corporate lobbyists, hired guns, association leaders and grassroots activists who leveraged their expertise and connections to make a difference in the nation’s capital this year.”

Firm News | December 7, 2022

Gibson Dunn Adds Public Policy Of Counsel in Washington, D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Daniel P. Smith has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as an of counsel.

Press Releases | November 10, 2022

118th Congress: Outlook for Congressional and Committee Leadership Selections

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss what party and committee leadership will potentially look like in the 118th Congress.

Client Alert | November 9, 2022

How Former President Trump’s Tangles with Committees Have Weakened Congress’s Investigative Powers

The tense political battles between former President Donald J. Trump and the United States House of Representatives under Democratic leadership renewed debates over the nature and extent of Congress’s authority to investigate and conduct oversight and have wide-ranging implications for congressional investigation of not just the Executive Branch but also of private parties.

Client Alert | January 10, 2022

The Power to Investigate: Table of Authorities of House and Senate Committees for the 117th Congress

For the sixth successive Congress, Gibson Dunn is pleased to release a table of authorities summarizing the investigative authorities of each House and Senate committee.  Understanding the full extent of a committee’s investigative arsenal is crucial to successfully navigating a congressional investigation.

Client Alert | September 10, 2021

Congressional Investigations in the 117th Congress: Choppy Waters Ahead for the Private Sector?

To assist possible targets and interested parties in assessing their readiness for responding to a potential congressional investigation, Gibson Dunn presents our view of the new landscape that the 117th Congress will present. We also present a brief overview of how congressional investigations are often conducted, Congress’ underlying legal authorities to investigate, and various defenses that can be raised in response. In addition, we discuss missteps that subjects of investigations sometimes make when receiving an inquiry, and best practices for how to respond.

Client Alert | January 29, 2021

Biden Administration Issues Rulemaking Freeze and New Orders Governing the Regulatory Process

On January 20, 2021, the inaugural day of the new presidency, the Biden administration issued a series of across-the-board regulatory directives. These directives press pause on federal rulemakings, rescind Trump-era executive orders on the regulatory process, and set a framework for “modernizing” review of regulatory actions.

Client Alert | January 21, 2021

Webcast: Congressional Investigations and Oversight Post-Election

In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers provides a preview of what Congress is likely to investigate in the coming 117th Congress.  We look at the investigative committees, the impact of the 2020 presidential election on congressional investigative and oversight priorities. We also discuss strategies for responding to congressional requests. 

Webcasts | December 8, 2020

Webcast: What’s Next? The Legislative and Policy Landscape After the 2020 Election

Following the U.S. election of 2020, this webcast explores the agenda and policy goals of the Administration and Congress in 2021 that could impact the private sector.  The webcast discusses the upcoming Washington agenda, potential roadblocks, and how the process may play out.

Webcasts | December 2, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Introduces Emergency Stimulus Bill

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide an update on a $1 trillion stimulus package introduced in the U.S. Senate on March 19, 2020, to address significant economic concerns surrounding the COVID019 pandemic.

Client Alert | March 20, 2020

Navigating the Murky Waters of Impeachment: FAQs

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a series of questions and answers regarding impeachment, in light of the 2019 House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Client Alert | November 13, 2019

The Power to Investigate: Table of Authorities of House and Senate Committees for the 116th Congress

For the fifth successive Congress, Gibson Dunn is pleased to release a table of authorities that summarizes the various, and, in many instances, expanding investigative authorities and powers of each House and Senate committee.

Client Alert | July 9, 2019

Webcast: New Authorities/New Priorities: Congressional Investigations in the 116th Congress

A panel consisting of three seasoned Hill investigators and the Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Congressional Investigations specialty group discuss the nuts and bolts of congressional investigations, including the unprecedented new authorities that House committee chairs will work with over the next two years.

Webcasts | March 1, 2019

Investigations in the 116th Congress: A New Landscape and How to Prepare

With Democrats regaining the majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in nearly a decade, the investigative priorities of the lower chamber will shift—and corporations should expect (and prepare) to find themselves more frequently the subjects of investigations.

Client Alert | January 29, 2019

H.R. 4010: The Congressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017

Late last year, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4010, the Congressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017 (the "Bill"). The Bill seeks to strengthen Congressional subpoena enforcement power by: (1) codifying the subpoena enforcement power and process in statute; (2) expediting litigation arising from non-compliance with the subpoena; (3) codifying a court's power to levy financial penalties against the head of a U.S.

Client Alert | July 9, 2018

The Power to Investigate: Table of Authorities of House and Senate Committees for the 115th Congress

For the fourth successive Congress, we are releasing a table of authorities that summarizes the investigative authorities and powers of each House and Senate committee.  We believe that understanding a committee's investigative powers is crucial to successfully navigating a congressional investigation.  Congressional committees have the power to issue subpoenas to compel witnesses to produce documents, testify at committee hearings, and, in some cases, appear for depositions.  Moreover, standing committees may appeal to the full House or Senate to hold in contempt any witness who refuses to appear, answer questions, or produce documents, though note, of course, that Constitutional protections apply to witnesses in congressional investigations.

Client Alert | June 1, 2017

Webcast: Congressional Investigations: Where is the 115th Congress Heading?

​During this complimentary briefing, Gibson Dunn lawyers, joined by Matt Owen, Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, discuss the unique features of congressional investigations and where Congress is likely to focus its investigative and oversight resources in the 115th Congress.

Webcasts | March 30, 2017

Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind: Executive Branch Enforcement of Congressional Investigations

When responding to a request from a congressional committee, a company's counsel does not often consider immediately whether and how the response could trigger an Executive Branch enforcement action.  But it has become increasingly necessary for those responding to congressional requests to think about not only how the requesting committee will view their response, but also whether it could trigger interest by federal or state enforcement agencies.

Article | May 16, 2016

Webcast – Congressional Investigations 2014

​During this complimentary briefing, Gibson Dunn lawyers, joined by Rob Borden, Director of Oversight for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, discuss the unique features of Congressional and other legislative branch investigations and where Congress is likely to focus its investigative and oversight resources in the second session of the 113th Congress and beyond.

Webcasts | February 5, 2014