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Gibson Dunn is pleased to share notable developments about the firm. We invite you to browse the latest announcements across our global organization or search to locate information specific to your interest.

March 18, 2021

A Statement in Support of the Asian American Community

As we have now passed the one-year milestone of navigating life in a global pandemic, we have been confronted with a seemingly endless barrage of tragedies and challenges across the world.  Last June, Gibson Dunn reaffirmed our commitment to combating racism by launching our Racial Justice and Equity Initiative and formalizing our pre-existing eff
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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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