Press Releases - Gibson Dunn

Press Releases

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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.

March 3, 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.

March 1, 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.

February 17, 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.

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.

February 16, 2021

Gibson Dunn Announces Annual Pro Bono Award Winners

Gibson Dunn's Pro Bono Committee is thrilled to recognize the winners of the 2020 Frank Wheat Memorial Awards. 

February 10, 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.

February 4, 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.

January 19, 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.

January 11, 2021

Gibson Dunn Adds Real Estate Finance Partner Robert Carr in London

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Robert Carr will join the firm as a partner in the London office. Carr will join from Herbert Smith Freehills and will continue his real estate finance practice at Gibson Dunn.

January 8, 2021

Gibson Dunn Adds Partner Thomas Kim to the Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice in D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Thomas Kim has joined the firm as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office. Kim, formerly with Sidley Austin, will continue to practice in the areas of securities disclosure and regulation and corporate governance.

December 1, 2020

Gibson Dunn Adds Partner Joshua Brody to its Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Joshua K. Brody has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Brody, formerly a partner at Jones Day, will continue his corporate bankruptcy and restructuring practice.

November 30, 2020

Gibson Dunn Promotes 20 Lawyers to Partnership

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has elected 20 new partners, effective January 1, 2021. “We congratulate our new partners on this significant and well-deserved professional milestone,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.

November 16, 2020

Matthew Nunan, Former EMEA Head of Conduct Risk at Morgan Stanley, Joins Gibson Dunn in London

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew Nunan has joined the firm’s London office as a partner. Nunan, formerly a Managing Director and EMEA Head of Conduct Risk at Morgan Stanley, will focus on complex contentious financial regulatory investigations and disputes.

November 2, 2020

Finance Partner Laura Rupenian Joins Gibson Dunn in San Francisco

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Laura Rupenian has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a member of the Global Finance and Private Equity Practice Groups, where she will focus on leveraged financings for private equity firms.

November 2, 2020

Gibson Dunn Launches Judgment and Arbitral Award Enforcement Practice Group

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has launched a new practice, the Judgment and Arbitral Award Enforcement Practice Group, which will offer clients innovative enforcement strategies and deliver creative solutions.

October 27, 2020

Gibson Dunn Adds Antitrust Partner Georg Weidenbach in Frankfurt

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Georg Weidenbach will join the firm’s Frankfurt office. Weidenbach, formerly a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, will continue his global antitrust practice.

October 19, 2020

Gibson Dunn Adds Litigation Partner Christopher Belelieu in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Christopher D. Belelieu has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Belelieu, formerly a partner at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, will continue his complex commercial litigation practice.

September 21, 2020

Gibson Dunn Adds Investment Funds Partner Roger Singer in New York

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Roger Singer has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Singer, formerly a partner at Clifford Chance, will continue his investment funds practice.

September 8, 2020

Corporate Partner Robert Phillips Joins Gibson Dunn in San Francisco

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Robert Phillips has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner. Phillips, formerly a partner at Cooley LLP, will continue to focus on corporate and capital markets transactions for life sciences and technology companies.

September 8, 2020