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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 10, 2012

Gibson Dunn Listed Among Top Corporate Firms in America

Corporate Board Member magazine and the global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, Inc. ranked Gibson Dunn both nationally and regionally in their annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms study, “a comprehensive ranking by U.S. corporate directors and general counsel of the top 25 national corporate law firms.”  The Firm ranked 10th on the top 25 national corporate law firms list as determined by corporate directors and 11th on the list determined by general counsel of U.S. public companies.   In addition to the national rankings, the Firm was named one of the top three law firms for the Los Angeles metro area.Rankings were based on surveys that asked both groups to identify those “firms of national scope and reputation they would most likely retain to handle a variety of corporate legal matters.”  They are featured in the second quarter 2012 issue of the magazine.
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May 9, 2012

Daily Journal Names Six Partners to Top Women Lawyers List

Partners Ashlie Beringer, Catherine Conway, Ruth Fisher, Kay Kochenderfer, Marjorie Lewis and Debra Wong Yang were named to the Daily Journal’s list of Top Women Lawyers in California.  Beringer, Conway, Fisher, Kochenderfer and Wong Yang were named to the top 75 women litigators list, and Fisher was named to the list of the top 25 corporate women lawyers.  The list features women lawyers whose “work is having a broad impact on the legal community and society at large.”  Beringer was honored for her work in the data privacy area, Conway for her work handling employment matters, Kochenderfer for her securities litigation work, Lewis for her automotive industry work, and Wong Yang for her work in the white collar area. Fisher was honored for her work handling entertainment deals. The feature appeared on May 9, 2012.
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May 3, 2012

Jeff Reeves Recognized by Anti-Defamation League

The Anti-Defamation League has announced it will present Jeff Reeves with its Jurisprudence Award.  The award honors “true leaders in the legal community,” “who make outstanding contributions to the legal profession and to the community.”  The award will be presented at the Anti-Defamation League’s Annual Jurisprudence Awards Dinner on May 8, 2012 in Newport Beach.
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May 1, 2012

Gibson Dunn Receives Pro Bono Award from New York State Bar

The New York State Bar Association honored Gibson Dunn with its 2012 President’s Pro Bono Service Award in the large law firm category.  The New York office of Gibson Dunn was recognized for donating more than 37,000 hours of pro bono work in 2011 on a wide range of issues, such as good government projects, immigration, transgender advocacy, holocaust survivors and domestic violence.   The award was presented at its annual Law Day luncheon on May 1, 2012.
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April 30, 2012

Ted Boutrous Receives Achievement Award From USD

The University of San Diego presented Theodore Boutrous with its Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award at its annual alumni honors program on April 28, 2012.  The award is given in recognition of “extraordinary accomplishments” of distinguished alumni and is presented annually to an alumnus/a from each of the five schools of the university.  Boutrous received his law degree, summa cum laude, from the USD in 1987, where he was valedictorian and editor-in-chief of the San Diego Law Review. 
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April 30, 2012

Gibson Dunn Authors Receive Burton Award

Los Angeles partner Michael Farhang and associate James Zelenay will receive a Burton Award for Legal Achievement for their article, “Handling Internal Investigations in the Executive Compensation Area.”  “[R]ecognizing and rewarding excellence in the legal profession,” the Burton Awards recognize “the best 35 law firm writers” “who use plain, clear and concise language in their writing.”  The awards event will be held at the Library of Congress on June 11, 2012.
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