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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.

The Hollywood Reporter Names Partners Scott Edelman and Stephen Tsoneff to Power Lawyers List

Partners Scott Edelman and Stephen Tsoneff were named to The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers list.  The feature recognizes the 100 most influential attorneys in the categories of talent dealmakers, litigators or corporate dealmakers.  Edelman was named to the list of litigators and Tsoneff to the list of dealmakers.  The Hollywood Reporter compiles the list by researching the biggest deals and cases of the past year.

May 24, 2013

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 in their annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms study, “a comprehensive ranking by U.S.

May 16, 2013

Daily Journal Names Six Partners to Top Women Lawyers List

Gibson Dunn partners Ruth Fisher, Kay Kochenderfer, Stewart McDowell, Mary Murphy, Debra Wong Yang and Meryl Young were named to the Daily Journal’s Top Women Lawyers list.

May 8, 2013

National Law Journal Ranks Gibson Dunn in Its Intellectual Property Hot List

The National Law Journal ranked Gibson Dunn as one of the top intellectual property practices nationally in its 2013 Intellectual Property Hot List.  Gibson Dunn was recognized for its success handling high-stakes litigation.  The Intellectual Property Hot List recognized 20 law firms “that have demonstrated creative, formidable talent in litigation, patent prosecution and deal-making.”  The feature appears in the May 6, 2013 issue.

May 6, 2013

Gibson Dunn Named to Who’s Who Legal 100

Who’s Who Legal has listed Gibson Dunn in the Who’s Who Legal 100 2013, which features the world’s top 100 law firms.  Inclusion in the publication is based on several factors: the total number of lawyers listed in the Who’s Who Legal series The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2013; the total number of practice areas in which the firm earns listings; the total number of jurisdictions in which the firm has a presence; and the number of recommended lawyers per jurisdiction.  This year, 53 Gibson Dunn partners were recommended in the series in 17 practice areas, including: Banking, Business Crime Defence, Commercial Litigation, Competition, Construction, Corporate Governance, Corporate Tax, Environment, Insurance & Reinsurance, Labour & Employment, M&am

May 1, 2013

Gibson Dunn’s FCPA Practice Recognized for Superior Client Service by Main Justice

Main Justice, an independent news publication that covers the U.S. Department of Justice, honored Gibson Dunn and Washington, D.C. partner F.

April 26, 2013

BTI Recognizes Gibson Dunn as a Top Brand

BTI Consulting Group ranked Gibson Dunn No. 13 on its 2013 BTI Brand Elite 18, an annual list recognizing top firms for their elite brands.  The 18 firms on the BTI Brand Elite perform significantly better than all other law firms in one or more of the three core brand factors – innovation, premium value and client recommendation.

April 23, 2013

Four Gibson Dunn Attorneys Named to The Recorder’s Fast Track List

The Recorder has named Lindsey Blenkhorn and Matthew Kahn in the firm’s San Francisco office and Matthew Hoffman and Perlette Michèle Jura in the firm’s Los Angeles office to its 2013 Lawyers on the Fast Track list.

April 19, 2013

Orin Snyder Featured in Variety’s Legal Impact Report

New York partner Orin Snyder was recognized in Variety’s 2013 Legal Impact Report, an annual feature on the top 50 attorneys in the entertainment industry, including the litigators who “helped shape the face of entertainment.”  Variety published the report on April 16, 2013.

April 18, 2013

Two Gibson Dunn Partners Named to Top IP Lawyers List

The Daily Journal named Century City partner Wayne Barsky and Palo Alto partner Mark Lyon to its Top Intellectual Property Litigators list.  The annual feature recognizes 75 California-based attorneys “whose work has advanced the law and technology innovation in important and possibly long-lasting ways.”  The list was published in the April 17, 2013 issue.

April 17, 2013

Gibson Dunn Ranked in Legal 500 EMEA

The Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) 2013 has recommended Gibson Dunn in 12 categories in Belgium, France, Germany and UAE.  The firm was recognized in Competition and EU Regulatory – Telecoms in Belgium; Administrative and Public Law, Insolvency, M&A, Private Equity, Real Estate and Tax in France; Corporate and M&A: Mid-Sized Deals and Tax in Germany; and Corporate and M&A and Investment Funds in UAE.The publication also recommended 16 Gibson Dunn attorneys in their respective practice areas, with some listed in more than one category.  The following lawyers were recommended:  Peter Alexiadis, Chézard Ameer, Nicolas Autet, Nicolas Baverez, Jérôme Delaurière, Benoît Fleury, Andrés Font Galarza, Bernard Grinspan, Ariel Harroch, Paul Harter,

April 15, 2013

Jim Ho Named to Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee

Dallas partner James Ho was named Vice Chair of the bipartisan Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee (FJEC) by U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz (R-TX).  The committee is composed of leading Texas attorneys who will screen and recommend to the Senators nominees for vacancies on the federal bench and in U.S.

April 15, 2013

Gibson Dunn Shortlisted for Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards

Gibson Dunn is one of seven nominees shortlisted for Corporate Team of the Year at the 2013 Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards.  These annual awards recognize law firms and in-house legal teams operating throughout the region.  Winners will be announced on May 16, 2013 at an awards ceremony in Dubai.

April 15, 2013

Robert Little Recognized by Texas Lawyer

Texas Lawyer named Robert Little as one of its “Legal Leaders on the Rise,” which highlighted 25 “Texas lawyers under 40 whose accomplishments distinguish them among their peers.”  The lawyers were selected from among hundreds of nominations.  Little's profile appeared in the March 25, 2013 issue.

April 9, 2013

Dennis Arnold Named Real Property Person of the Year by State Bar of California Real Property Law Section

Los Angeles partner Dennis Arnold has been named the winner of the first Real Property Person of the Year Award presented by the State Bar of California’s Real Property Law Section.

April 4, 2013

Gibson Dunn Attorneys in “Inside Look” Video of Proposition 8 Argument at the Supreme Court

Several Gibson Dunn attorneys are featured in the video “Inside Look at AFER Team Bringing Prop 8 to Supreme Court,” a behind-the-scenes look at the planning and preparation for the March 26, 2013 argument before the U.S.

April 1, 2013

Gibson Dunn Earns 105 Total Rankings in Chambers Global 2013

In the 2013 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Gibson Dunn earned 105 total rankings – 26 firm practice group rankings and 79 individual rankings.  The firm and its attorneys were recognized globally, regionally in Latin America and the Middle East, and in Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Mongolia, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States.  This year, 50 Gibson Dunn attorneys were identified as leading lawyers in their respective practice areas, with some ranked in more than one category.

March 28, 2013

Three Gibson Dunn Attorneys Named Among 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America

Los Angeles partner Theodore Boutrous, New York partner Randy Mastro and Washington, D.C. partner Theodore Olson were named to The National Law Journal’s “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” list, which recognized “100 lawyers in the United States who have shaped the legal world through their work in the courtroom, at the negotiating table, in the classroom or in government.”  To determine the list, the publication focused on accomplishments within the past five years and judged each lawyer’s influence based on five qualities: political clout, legal results, media penetration, business credibility and thought leadership.

March 25, 2013

Wayne Barsky Named Litigator of the Year by the Century City Bar Association

The Century City Bar Association has named partner Wayne Barsky as Litigation Lawyer of the Year.  The bar association selected attorneys in the categories of litigation, entertainment, bankruptcy and intellectual property. It presented a law firm award in the pro bono category.  The awardees for each category will be honored at the Century City Bar Association’s 45th annual awards ceremony on March 19, 2013.

March 19, 2013

Law360 Names Six Gibson Dunn Attorneys Rising Stars

Law360 named six Gibson Dunn lawyers among its Rising Stars for 2013, which honors “attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age.” Of the nearly 1,000 nominees who submitted across 23 practices areas, the following Gibson Dunn attorneys were recognized:

March 11, 2013