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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.

January 11, 2012

Gibson Dunn Tops Litigation Power Rankings

The Am Law Daily ranked Gibson Dunn No. 1 on its inaugural Litigation Power Rankings chart, which looks at the “25 firms whose litigators have fared the best in The American Lawyer’s biennial Litigation Department of the Year competition since it launched in 2002.”  According to The Am Law Daily, “Thanks to its second consecutive Litigation Department of the Year win, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher can also claim the distinction of being the most decorated law firm in the history of the biennial contest.” 
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January 10, 2012

Selina Sagayam Named to The Lawyer’s Hot 100 List

The Lawyer has named London corporate partner Selina Sagayam to its annual “Hot 100” list.  The list features “100 high-achieving” lawyers in the UK who are “blazing a trail in their chosen fields.”  The list was published January 9, 2012.
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January 9, 2012

Gibson Dunn Named Among Top Five Practice Groups of the Year in Five Categories

Law360 selected Gibson Dunn among its top five Practice Groups of the Year in five separate practice group categories:  Appellate, Class Action, Employment, International Trade and Securities.  Winning firms were chosen based on “the significance of the litigation wins or deals worked on; the size and complexity of the litigation wins or deals worked on; and the number of significant, large or complex deals the firms worked on or lawsuits the firm had wins in.”  The list of winners was published on January 1, 2012.
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January 3, 2012

Gibson Dunn Named Among 10 Firms on NLJ’s Pro Bono Hot List

Gibson Dunn was one of 10 law firms featured on National Law Journal’s 2012 Pro Bono Hot List.  The Firm was recognized for its work on Barrera v. Boughton, a suit filed in Connecticut district court on behalf of eight day laborers who were wrongly arrested by Danbury, Connecticut police in 2006, that was led by Joel Cohen.  A profile of the case ran in the January 2, 2012 issue.
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December 19, 2011

Four Gibson Dunn Lawyers Named Attorneys of the Year

Gibson Dunn partners Theodore Boutrous, Mary Murphy, of counsel Neil Sekhri and associate Jim Abrams have been named 2011 Attorneys of the Year in California by The Recorder.  Mary, Neil and Jim were selected for their work on the massive Treasure Island and Parkmerced redevelopment projects in San Francisco.  Ted was selected for his successful argument before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Walmart, where the Court unanimously reversed class certification of the largest employment discrimination class in U.S. history.  The honorees were announced on December 16 in The Recorder.
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December 19, 2011

Gibson Dunn Named Leading Tax Law Firm

In the 2012 edition of the Tax Directors Handbook, Gibson Dunn was recognized as a leading tax law firm in France, Germany and the United States.  In addition, the publication named Hatef Behnia to the Tax Directors Handbook 250, a list of the top global tax lawyers as recommended by clients, and it also separately recognized the following tax partners: Dora Arash, Jérôme Delauriére, Ariel Harroch, Paul Issler, Scott Knutson, Arthur Pasternak, David Rosenauer, David Sinak and Jeffrey Trinklein.  
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