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March 30, 2021

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia Returns to Gibson Dunn

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Eugene Scalia will return as a partner to the firm’s Washington, D.C. office after serving as the 28th U.S. Secretary of Labor.  Scalia will again co-chair Gibson Dunn’s Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Group and will also serve as a Senior Member of the firm’s Labor and E
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March 3, 2021

Gibson Dunn Elects New York M&A Lawyer Barbara Becker as Chair and Managing Partner

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the partnership has elected Barbara Becker as the firm’s next Chair and Managing Partner, effective May 1, 2021.  She succeeds Ken Doran, who has served as Chairman and Managing Partner since 2002. Becker is a corporate partner in Gibson Dunn’s New York office and is widely recogni
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March 1, 2021

Antitrust Partners and Former FTC Officials Stephen Weissman and Michael Perry Join Gibson Dunn in D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen Weissman and Michael J. Perry have joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as partners.  Both Weissman, a former Deputy Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, and Perry, a former Counsel to the Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition, join fr
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February 17, 2021

Gibson Dunn Reaffirms Commitment to Racial Justice and Equity with Launch of MLT Black Equity at Work Certification

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce the firm’s newly launched effort in pursuit of the MLT Black Equity at Work Certification.  This certification is an innovative roadmap for employers to achieve Black equity in the workplace and will serve as an additional platform for the firm to further advance racial justice and equity.
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February 16, 2021

Former U.S. EPA Acting General Counsel David Fotouhi Returns to Gibson Dunn’s D.C. Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that David Fotouhi has returned as a partner to the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.  After serving for the past three and a half years in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), most recently as Acting General Counsel, Fotouhi has returned to Gibson D
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February 16, 2021

Ashlie Beringer, Former Deputy Counsel at Facebook, Rejoins Gibson Dunn in Palo Alto

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that S. Ashlie Beringer has rejoined the firm’s Palo Alto office as a partner and will serve as co-chair of the Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Innovation Practice Group.  Beringer, formerly Deputy General Counsel at Facebook Inc., will focus on advising technology companies on global regula
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February 10, 2021

Gibson Dunn Announces Annual Pro Bono Award Winners

The Pro Bono Committee is thrilled to recognize the winners of this year’s Frank Wheat Memorial Awards.  The Frank Wheat Memorial Award is given annually to individual lawyers and teams that have demonstrated leadership and initiative in their pro bono work, obtained significant results for their pro bono clients, and served as a source of inspi
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February 4, 2021

Gibson Dunn Launches Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Practice

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has launched an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Practice, which provides holistic advice to clients on their corporate responsibility and ESG risks and opportunities.  The new practice is led by Dallas senior of counsel Ronald Kirk, London partners Susy Bullock and Sel
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January 19, 2021

Private Equity Partner Lilit Voskanyan Joins Gibson Dunn in San Francisco

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Lilit Voskanyan has joined the firm as a partner and member of the Private Equity Practice Group.  Voskanyan, formerly a partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, will reside in the firm’s San Francisco office, where she will continue her private equity practice and support the firm’s on
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January 11, 2021

U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna Returns to Gibson Dunn

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Nick Hanna will join the firm’s Los Angeles office.  Hanna, a former Gibson Dunn partner, most recently served as United States Attorney for the Central District of California. At Gibson Dunn, Hanna will co-chair the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group. 
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