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September 9, 2021

The Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan: Overview of Gibson Dunn’s Recent Efforts

Since the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul more than three weeks ago, tens of thousands of Afghans, along with U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents, have desperately tried to flee the country and the Taliban’s oppressive rule.  This humanitarian crisis continued to worsen as the emergen
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May 27, 2021

A Statement in Support of the Jewish Community

Gibson Dunn strongly condemns acts of violence, hatred and bigotry of any kind. In recent weeks, we have seen a disturbing rise of anti-Jewish hate erupt in communities around the world. These attacks rooted in anti-Semitism have no place in society, and we denounce anti-Semitism in any form, and in any context. It has been a difficult year for
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May 21, 2021

Gibson Dunn Receives Giffords Law Center’s 2021 Richard D. Odgers Pro Bono Partner Award

On May 19, 2021, Gibson Dunn was awarded the 2021 Richard D. Odgers Pro Bono Partner Award from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, one of the nation’s leading legal and policy organizations dedicated to finding sensible solutions that will prevent further gun violence. Giffords recognized and honored the firm’s work as lead cou
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April 15, 2021

Gibson Dunn Joins New Pro Bono Initiative to Combat Anti-Asian Violence in Partnership with Industry Peers and Advocacy Organizations

We are thrilled to announce Gibson Dunn’s participation as a member of The Alliance for Asian American Justice (“The Alliance”), a national pro bono initiative committed to standing up for victims, and preventing future acts, of anti-Asian hate. Gibson Dunn is joined by a group of Fortune 1000 General Counsel and over 40 law firms in this imp
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December 22, 2020

Pro Bono Newsletter – Racial Justice Initiative (December 2020)

This last year has brought with it unprecedented challenges to our personal and professional lives as we sought to deal with the widespread ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic. Amidst this backdrop, we all watched in horror as the brutal killing of George Floyd by the police was captured on camera, sparking activism, protests, and discussions
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July 30, 2020

Pro Bono Newsletter – Coronavirus Response Efforts (July 2020)

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it introduced unimaginable challenges into all our lives.  But for those living in poverty or within marginalized communities, the impact of the disease was especially devastating. Gibson Dunn has remained steadfast throughout, while also pivoting and adapting to meet the needs of the moment, reaching out to help th
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June 24, 2020

Cyber Dignity: Digital Age Law for Teens and Young Adults

Palo Alto partner Carrie LeRoy was inspired by tragedies in her community involving cyber bullying and other forms of harassment via social media. Recognizing the disconnect between the practice of victim-blaming – which appeared to be rampant on social media – and the reality that the law strives to protect survivors and punish perpetrators, s
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June 5, 2020

A Statement on Racial Justice and Equality from Gibson Dunn Chairman and Managing Partner, Ken Doran

Our communities are being torn apart by incidents of unspeakable racism.  As these incidents grow in number so, too, grows the legitimate anger, hurt, distrust, fear and public outrage of those in our community who have been targeted.  These incidents include, but are not limited to, the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25 year old African-American who
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June 2, 2020

President Obama Highlights Toolkit on Best Practices in Policing Created By the Leadership Conference with Assistance By Gibson Dunn

On June 1, 2020, President Barack Obama published a blog post titled “How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change,” sharing the link to a milestone community-based policing report and toolkit created last year by the Leadership Conference Education Fund—the education and research arm of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Hum
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April 22, 2020

Pro Bono Newsletter – Coronavirus Response Efforts (April 2020)

As we head into another week of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all struggling to cope with the rapidly changing landscape.  Some of us have loved ones who have gotten sick or even passed away, others have loved ones living far away, and still others have loved ones fighting on the front lines of this pandemic as healthcare workers or first responde
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