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Press Releases

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Tax Partner Benjamin Rapp to Join Gibson Dunn in Germany

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Benjamin Rapp will join the firm in Germany as a tax partner.

February 8, 2024

Former White House Counsel Stuart Delery Rejoins Gibson Dunn in Washington, D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Stuart Delery has rejoined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where he will serve as partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Crisis Management Practice Group and its Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Group.

February 5, 2024

Gibson Dunn Adds FDA and Health Care Partner Katlin McKelvie to D.C. Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Katlin McKelvie has joined the firm as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, where she will practice in the firm’s FDA and Health Care Practice Group.

January 29, 2024

Former Deutsche Bank Head of Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Joins Gibson Dunn in Hong Kong

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Williams has joined its Litigation, Global Financial Regulatory, and White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Groups as an of counsel in the Hong Kong office.

January 25, 2024

Gibson Dunn Appoints New Partner in Charge of Its Munich Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that it has appointed Benno Schwarz as the new Partner in Charge of its Munich office. 

January 22, 2024

Gibson Dunn Bolsters Restructuring Practice with Partner Hire in London

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Lisa Stevens—who was an associate at the firm from 2011 to 2015— has rejoined the firm as a partner in its Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group in London.

January 18, 2024

Gibson Dunn Announces Annual Pro Bono Award Winners

Gibson Dunn’s Pro Bono Committee is thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s Frank Wheat Memorial Awards. As in past years, this year’s winners (and nominees) all exemplify excellence and serve as an inspiration to us all.

December 20, 2023

Gibson Dunn Taps Paris/London Partner Robert Spano as a Co-Chair of its Artificial Intelligence Practice

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Spano, partner with the firm’s Paris and London offices, as Co-Chair of its Artificial Intelligence Practice Group.

December 11, 2023

Gibson Dunn Secures Release of Incarcerated Domestic Violence Survivor in Precedent-Setting Victory Under New York’s Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act

The New York State Supreme Court–Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department has unanimously reversed the denial of a resentencing application filed by Gibson Dunn’s pro bono client in a precedent-setting victory under the state’s recently enacted Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act (DVSJA). 

December 4, 2023

Gibson Dunn Partner Robert Spano elected to the Board of the International Register of Damage for Ukraine

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has announced that partner Robert Spano has been elected to the board of the International Damage Registry for Ukraine, which will serve as a record of evidence and claims for damage, loss or injury caused to all natural or legal persons by Russia’s international wrongful acts in or against Ukraine.

November 16, 2023

Gibson Dunn Launches in Saudi Arabia with Seven-Partner Team

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that it is opening an office in Riyadh. The firm’s Riyadh team includes seven partners—each of whom has extensive experience working with clients in Saudi Arabia: Megren Al-Shaalan, Mohammed Bashir, Mahmoud Abdel-Baky, Jonathan Langley, Mohamed AlHasan, Lars Petersen and Ibrahim Soumrany.

November 14, 2023

Gibson Dunn Announces the Launch of Global Fintech and Digital Assets Practice Group

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has launched a new practice, the Global Fintech and Digital Assets Practice Group. 

November 13, 2023

Gibson Dunn Promotes 35 Lawyers to Partnership

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has elected 35 lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, 2024.

November 13, 2023

Public Radio Journalist Josie Huang Reaches $700,000 Settlement With Los Angeles County and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Josie Huang, a reporter for NPR member station LAist 89.3 (formerly known as KPCC), reached a $700,000 settlement agreement on Tuesday with Los Angeles County and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) related to the journalist’s violent and unlawful arrest while covering a protest in 2020.

November 7, 2023

Leading Jewish Organizations and Law Firms Launch Legal Protection Helpline for Campus Antisemitism

Hillel International, ADL (the Anti-Defamation League), the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP today announced the Campus Antisemitism Legal Line (CALL), a free legal protection helpline for students who have experienced antisemitism.

November 6, 2023

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Files Opening Brief in Lawsuit Against the SEC to Vacate the Private Fund Adviser Rule

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP filed an opening brief on behalf of the National Association of Private Fund Managers, Alternative Investment Management Association Ltd., American Investment Council, Loan Syndications and Trading Association, Managed Funds Association, and National Venture Capital Association in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit challenging the new rule adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) regulating private fund advisers.

November 2, 2023

Gibson Dunn Named 2023 Thomas L. Sager Diversity Award Winner by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has recognized Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP with its 2023 Thomas L. Sager Award for law firms with more than 650 lawyers.

October 12, 2023

Gibson Dunn Advises John Laing on Acquisition of UK Portfolio from HICL Infrastructure PLC

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP advised investor and active manager of core infrastructure assets John Laing on its acquisition of a portfolio of five UK assets from HICL Infrastructure PLC.

September 28, 2023

Gibson Dunn Advises Zensho Holdings Co., Ltd. on its $621 Million Acquisition of The Snowfox Group

Gibson Dunn has advised Zensho Holdings Co., Ltd., Japan's premier food service company based on sales, on its acquisition of The Snowfox Group, a multi-channel international Japanese food service platform, for $621 million.

September 20, 2023

Gibson Dunn Adds Finance Partner Kavita Davis in London

Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Kavita Davis has joined its Global Finance Practice Group as a partner in the London office.

September 18, 2023