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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 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 o
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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 o
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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 suc
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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
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December 13, 2011

Kelly Austin Receives Asia Women in Business Law Award

At its inaugural Asia Women in Business Law Awards ceremony, Euromoney Legal Media Group named Hong Kong partner Kelly Austin the Best Lawyer in the Corporate Governance category.  The awards ceremony, held on December 8, 2011 at The Hong Kong Jockey Club, recognized leading women lawyers in 19 practice areas and 15 countries.
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December 12, 2011

FDA and Health Care Enforcement Lawyer Joins Gibson Dunn in DC

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce Stephen Payne has joined its Washington, D.C. office as a partner.  Payne, formerly a partner at Sidley Austin, will help lead Gibson Dunn’s FDA and Health Care compliance and enforcement practice focusing on pharmaceutical and medical device clients.“We are delighted to welcome Steve
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April 15, 2008

Deal Note: Gibson Dunn Represents The TriZetto Group in Its Acquisition by Apax Partners

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce its representation of The TriZetto Group, Inc. in its agreement to be acquired and taken private by Apax Partners, a private equity firm.  The transaction is valued at $1.4 billion.  TriZetto customers BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and The Regence Group will provide a portion of the fundi
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December 5, 2007

Deal Note: Gibson Dunn’s Media & Entertainment Group Represents Vivendi in Proposed Combination of the Businesses of Vivendi Games and Acti

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP's Media & Entertainment Group is pleased to announce its representation of Vivendi in connection with the proposed combination of the businesses of Vivendi Games and Activision which will create Activision Blizzard, which will be the largest pure-play video game publisher. The transaction is valued at $18.9 billi
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November 17, 2005

The Waiver Amendment

Gibson Dunn partner F. Joseph Warin participated in a conference sponsored by the National Chamber Foundation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a recent amendment to the United States Sentencing Guidelines affecting the attorney-client privilege for corporations.  Please see the attached "The Waiver Amendment" presentation materials.  
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Oil and Gas Restructuring Support Team

Gibson Dunn lawyers have deep roots in the oil and gas industry, one of the premier U.S. corporate restructuring and reorganization practices and the nation’s leading litigation practice. The Business Restructuring and Reorganization group was named one of Law360’s top bankruptcy practice groups, the Oil and Gas group has been named practice gr
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