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Our firm, its practices, departments and lawyers receive frequent recognition, ranking us among the world’s best in industry surveys and major publications. We are proud of these honors and believe that they demonstrate the breadth, depth and excellence of Gibson Dunn. We invite you to browse recent news involving our firm.

May 18, 2018

Theodore Olson Named Litigator of the Week

The Am Law Litigation Daily named Washington, D.C. partner Theodore B. Olson as its Litigator of the Week [PDF] for convincing the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down federal limits on sports gambling. The profile was published on May 18, 2018.
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May 17, 2018

IFLR Americas Recognizes Gibson Dunn Deal

International Financial Law Review has named HBC/WeWork/Rhône Global Strategic Partnerships as the Private Equity Deal of the Year at the IFLR Americas Awards. Gibson Dunn served as US counsel to WeWork Property Advisors and Rhône. The awards were held on May 17, 2018.
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May 8, 2018

Gibson Dunn Named 2018 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year

Who’s Who Legal presented Gibson Dunn with its 2018 Who’s Who Legal Pro Bono Award, in recognition of the “superb work that the firm has undertaken, particularly for the help it has given to disenfranchised and refugee communities within the United States and those seeking citizenship from abroad.” The publication noted, “The firm’s international scope, with a joined-up operation spanning the US, Europe and Asia; a committed team with real leadership; and its lawyers’ belief in making a difference to the lives of those who cannot afford legal representation and in upholding the rule of law, all played an important part in the decision to crown Gibson Dunn our Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year.” The award was announced on May 8, 2018.
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May 3, 2018

Gibson Dunn Earns 70 Top-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA 2018

​In its 2018 edition, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business awarded Gibson Dunn 70 first-tier rankings, of which 27 were firm practice group rankings and 43 were individual lawyer rankings. Overall, the firm earned 259 rankings – 77 firm practice group rankings and 182 individual lawyer rankings. Gibson Dunn earned top-tier rankings in the following practice group categories: National – Antitrust National – Antitrust: Cartel National – Appellate Law National – Corporate Crime & Investigations National – FCPA National – Outsourcing National – Real Estate National – Retail National – Securities: Regulation CA – Antitrust CA – Environment CA – Corporate/M&A: Southern California CA – IT & Outsourcing CA – Litigation: Appellate CA – Litigation: General Commercial CA – Litigation: Securities CA – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations CA – Real Estate CA – Tax DC – Corporate/M&A & Private Equity DC – Labor & Employment DC – Litigation: General Commercial DC – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations NY – Litigation: General Commercial: The Elite NY – Media & Entertainment: Litigation NY – Technology & Outsourcing TX – Antitrust   This year, 149 Gibson Dunn attorneys were identified as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas, with some ranked in more than one category. The following lawyers achieved top-tier rankings:  D. Jarrett Arp, Hatef Behnia, Theodore Boutrous, Jeffrey Chapman, Linda Curtis, Michael Darden, William Dawson, Patrick Dennis, Scott Edelman, Miguel Estrada, Stephen Fackler, Amy Forbes, Stephen Glover, Barry Goldsmith, Richard Grime, Daniel Kolkey, Brian Lane, Jonathan Layne, Karen Manos, Randy Mastro, Daniel Mummery, Stephen Nordahl, Theodore Olson, William Peters, Tomer Pinkusiewicz, M. Sean Royall, Eugene Scalia, Jesse Sharf, Orin Snyder, Charles Stevens, Daniel Swanson, Helgi Walker, Robert Walters, F. Joseph Warin and Debra Wong Yang.
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May 2, 2018

Four Partners Named Among California’s 2018 Top Women Lawyers

The Daily Journal named Los Angeles partners Theane Evangelis and Debra Wong Yang, Orange County partner Michele Maryott and San Francisco partner Kristin Linsley to its 2018 list of Top Women Lawyers. The profiles appeared in the May 2, 2018 issue.
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May 2, 2018

Lisa Alfaro Named Among Top Latin America Women Lawyers

Latinvex named São Paulo partner Lisa Alfaro to its 2018 Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers list in the Energy and FCPA & Fraud categories. The list recognizes “the top 100 female lawyers specializing in Latin America among international law firms.” The list was published on May 2, 2018.
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