Experience Recognized Worldwide

Pro Bono Hot List

National Law Journal (2019)

Litigation Department of the Year Finalist

The American Lawyer (2018)

Law Firm of the Year

Law360 (2018)

The American Lawyer – Litigation Department of the Year

Gibson Dunn was named a finalist by The American Lawyer in its biennial Litigation Department of the Year competition. The American Lawyer noted that “Gibson Dunn’s army kept on overpowering, outmaneuvering, and plain old clobbering its opponents in court.”  (December 2017)

National Law Journal – D.C. Litigation Department of the Year

National Law Journal’s 2019 D.C. Litigation Department of the Year contest recognized Gibson Dunn as one of three winners in the General Litigation category and as winner in the Labor & Employment category.  (May 2019)

Corporate Board Member – America’s Best Corporate Law Firms

Corporate Board Member recognized Gibson Dunn in its annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms study, a comprehensive ranking of the top 25 corporate law firms.  Gibson Dunn ranked No. 11 on the list.  (June 2018)

Law360 – Practice Groups of the Year

Law360 named Gibson Dunn a 2018 Law Firm of the Year, a recognition given to firms that received the most Practice Group of the Year awards.  Gibson Dunn was named a Practice Group of the Year in 11 categories – Appellate, Class Action, Competition, Cybersecurity & Privacy, Employment, Energy, Environmental, Real Estate, Securities, Sports, and Transportation.  (January 2019)

National Law Journal – Pro Bono Hot List

Gibson Dunn was one of 16 law firms featured on National Law Journal’s 2019 Pro Bono Hot List.  (May 2019)

Who’s Who Legal – Firm of the Year

Who’s Who Legal named Gibson Dunn as its Investigations Firm of the Year. (May 2019)

 

Financial Times – FT North America Innovative Lawyers Awards

The Financial Times named Gibson Dunn as the winner in the category, “Innovation in Legal Expertise: Managing Complexity and Scale” at its annual FT North America Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018.  (December 2018)

Chambers and Partners

In its 2019 edition, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business awarded Gibson Dunn 79 first-tier rankings, of which 27 were firm practice group rankings and 52 were individual lawyer rankings.  Overall, the firm earned 276 rankings – 80 firm practice group rankings and 196 individual lawyer rankings.

In the 2018 edition of Chambers Global, Gibson Dunn earned 130 total rankings – 38 firm practice group rankings and 92 individual rankings. The firm and its lawyers were recognized globally and in the Europe, Latin America and Middle East regions, with additional recognitions in Belgium, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States.  Chambers Europe 2019 awarded Gibson Dunn 30 rankings: 22 individual rankings and eight practice group rankings.  Chambers Latin America 2019 recognized Gibson Dunn with three individual rankings and one top-tier firm ranking.  The 2019 edition of Chambers UK recognized Gibson Dunn with 14 individual rankings and two firm rankings.  Gibson Dunn earned 12 firm rankings and 21 individual rankings in the 2019 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific.

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® awarded Gibson Dunn Tier 1 rankings in 132 practice area categories in its 2018 “Best Law Firms” survey.  Overall, the firm earned 169 rankings in nine metropolitan areas and nationally. Additionally Gibson Dunn was recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” for Antitrust Law and Appellate Practice. (November 2018)

BTI Consulting – Client Service 30

BTI Consulting ranked Gibson Dunn No. 5 on its annual list, the BTI Client Service 30 for 2019.  (November 2018)

Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 has recognized 154 Gibson Dunn attorneys in 54 practice areas. Additionally, 40 lawyers were recognized in Best Lawyers International in Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.

BTI Consulting Group – Law Firms Most Recommended by Corporate Counsel

BTI Consulting Group named Gibson Dunn among the five “Law Firms Most Recommended by Corporate Counsel,” featuring firms that “stand out above all others, gaining more unprompted recommendations from legal decision makers than other law firms,” and “exceed client expectations consistently and demonstrate deep business understanding.”  (August 2018)

The Legal 500

In the 2018 edition of Legal 500 – United States, Gibson Dunn received 51 practice category rankings, including 18 top-tier rankings, and 31 partners were recognized as Leading Lawyers in their respective practices.  The UK Legal 500 2019 recognized Gibson Dunn in 13 practice areas and named six partners as Leading Lawyers.  The Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) 2019 recognized the firm in 14 categories in Belgium, France, Germany and the UAE, and recommended 38 Gibson Dunn attorneys in their respective practice areas, with some listed in more than one category.  The Legal 500 – Asia Pacific recognized the firm’s Singapore, Beijing and Hong Kong offices in 12 categories in the 2019 edition.  The Legal 500 – Latin America recognized Gibson Dunn in three categories and recommended four Gibson Dunn attorneys in their respective practice areas in the 2017 edition. The Legal 500 Deutschland ranked Gibson Dunn in four practice areas and recognized one partners as a Leading lawyer in the 2019 edition.

Law360 – Practice Groups of the Year

Law360 named Gibson Dunn a 2018 Law Firm of the Year, a recognition given to firms that received the most Practice Group of the Year awards.  Gibson Dunn was named a Practice Group of the Year in 11 categories – Appellate, Class Action, Competition, Cybersecurity & Privacy, Employment, Energy, Environmental, Real Estate, Securities, Sports, and Transportation.  (January 2019)

Global Investigations Review – GIR 30

Global Investigations Review ranked Gibson Dunn No. 1 in the GIR 30, its annual guide to the world’s top 30 investigations practices.  (October 2018)

Benchmark Litigation

In the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation, Gibson Dunn was recognized in eight national litigation practice areas and earned the publication’s highest recommendations for the firm’s litigation practices in California, New York, Texas and Washington, D.C.  Of the eight national litigation categories, the firm is ranked in Tier 1 in Antitrust, Appellate, General Commercial, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Securities and White Collar Crime categories.

The 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific recognized Gibson Dunn in its Hong Kong White Collar Crime – International Firms category.

National Law Journal – Appellate Hot List

The National Law Journal named Gibson Dunn to its 2018 Appellate Hot List, which recognized 22 firms that “won key matters before the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal.” (October 2018)

GamblingCompliance – Global Regulatory Awards

GamblingCompliance named Gibson Dunn “Best Regulatory Lawyer/Law Firm of the Year (North America)” at its 2019 GamblingCompliance Global Regulatory Awards.  (May 2019)

Global Arbitration Review – GAR 30

Global Arbitration Review listed Gibson Dunn in among the GAR 30, its annual guide to the world’s top 30 arbitration practices. (April 2019)

Benchmark Litigation – U.S. Awards

Benchmark Litigation recognized Gibson Dunn as Appellate Firm of the Year and Labor & Employment Management Firm of the Year at its 2019 U.S. Awards dinner. The awards recognize the country’s most distinguished litigators and firms for their work in the last year.  Benchmark Litigation also recognized Lawson v. Grubhub as one of the labor & employment impact cases of the year. (February 2019)

World Trademark Review 1000

The 2019 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 recognized Gibson Dunn’s work in the area of trademarks, noting that the firm “utilises its resources across the country to encourage IP knowledge flow.”  (February 2019)

Latin Lawyer – The Latin Lawyer 250

Gibson Dunn was recognized in the 2019 edition of The Latin Lawyer 250 for its Latin America-related work in six practice areas: Anti-Corruption Investigations and Compliance, Arbitration, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, and Litigation.  (February 2019)

JUVE

The German publication JUVE recommended Gibson Dunn’s Frankfurt, Munich and Brussels offices in the 2018/2019 edition of its annual directory.  The firm was recommended in the Brussels, Frankfurt and Munich region and recognized in the Antitrust, Compliance Audits and Investigations, Corporate, M&A and Private Equity categories.

Magazine des Affaires

French business magazine Magazine des Affaires has ranked Gibson Dunn in the top tier in both its debt restructuring and insolvency categories. (December 2018)

Asian-mena Counsel & In-House Community – Firm of the Year

Gibson Dunn was named an “Asian-mena Counsel & In-House Community: Firm of the Year, 2018” in the Projects and Project Financing category in the Hong Kong region.  (December 2018)

LMG Life Sciences

The 2018 edition of LMG Life Sciences highlighted six Gibson Dunn practices — Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Antitrust, Product Liability and White-Collar/Government Investigation — in the area of Life Sciences.  (October 2018)

FOCUS – Top Commercial Law Firm

The German weekly FOCUS recognized Gibson Dunn’s Frankfurt and Munich offices in its annual special issue, “Law” as “Top-Wirtschaftskanzlei 2018” [top commercial law firm] in the Compliance, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions categories. (September 2018)

Law360 – California Powerhouse

Law360 named Gibson Dunn a 2018 California Powerhouse, noting that the firm “outdid themselves this past year on both the litigation and transactional fronts.”  (August 2018)

Managing IP – Handbook

The 2018 edition of Managing IP Handbook  recognized Gibson Dunn among the top International Trade Commission Litigation and Patent Contentious firms in the United States, and additionally recognized the firm’s California and New York practices for their Patent Contentious work.  (July 2018)

The Lawyer Awards – Competition Team of the Year

The Lawyer named Gibson Dunn as the winner in the Competition Team of the Year category for its work for ICOMP as a complainant in Google’s abuse of dominance case brought by the European Commission.   (June 2018)

Chambers and Partners USA Awards – Corporate Crime & Government Investigations

At its annual USA Excellence Awards, Chambers and Partners named Gibson Dunn the winner in the Corporate Crime & Government Investigations category.  (May 2018)

The American Lawyer – Texas Regional Litigation Department of the Year

The American Lawyer has named Gibson Dunn the winner of the Texas Regional Litigation Department of the Year.  (December 2018)

Law360 – MVPs

Law360 named eight Gibson Dunn partners among its 2018 MVPs: Christopher Chorba – Class Action, Michael P. Darden – Energy, Thomas H. Dupree Jr. – Transportation, Joanne Franzel – Real Estate, Matthew McGill – Sports, Mark Perry – Securities, Eugene Scalia – Appellate, and Michael Li-Ming Wong – Cybersecurity and Privacy. (November 2018)

Washingtonian – Top Lawyers

Washingtonian magazine named five partners to its 2018 Top Lawyers in their respective practice areas: Karen Manos, Eugene Scalia, Jason Schwartz, F. Joseph Warin, and Joseph West. (December 2018)

Best Lawyers – 2019 Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers® named 20 Gibson Dunn partners as the 2019 Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice area and cities: Jeffrey Chapman – Dallas Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year, Miguel Estrada – Washington, D.C. Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year, Stephen Fackler – San Jose Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year, Oscar Garza – Orange County Litigation – Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year, Scott Kruse, Los Angeles Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year, Ronald Kirk – Dallas Sports Law Lawyer of the Year, Jonathan Layne – Los Angeles Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, Stewart McDowell – San Francisco Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, Farshad Morè – Los Angeles Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year, Karl Nelson – Dallas Litigation – Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year, Trey Nicoud – San Francisco Antitrust Law Lawyer of the Year, Douglass Rayburn – Dallas Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, William Rooklidge – Orange County Litigation – Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year, Sean Royall – Dallas Litigation – Antitrust Lawyer of the Year, Douglas Smith – San Francisco Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year, Orin Snyder – New York Entertainment Law – Music Lawyer of the Year, Beau Stark – Denver Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year, Charles Stevens – San Francisco Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year, Jeffrey Thomas – Orange County Litigation – Antitrust Lawyer of the Year and Robert Walters – Dallas Antitrust Law Lawyer of the Year.  (August 2018)

Law360 – Rising Stars

​Eight Gibson Dunn lawyers were named among Law360’s Rising Stars for 2018: partner Blaine Evanson in Appellate, partner Anita Girdhari in Project Finance, partner Timothy Loose in Cybersecurity & Privacy, partner Jonathan Phillips in Government Contracts, associate David Schnitzer in Transportation, partner Justin Stolte in Energy, partner Mike Szczurek in Real Estate, and partner Greta Williams in Employment.  (July 2018)

National Law Journal – Technology Trailblazers

The National Law Journal named partners Carrie LeRoy and Kristin Linsley to its 2019 Technology Trailblazers list. (June 2019)

Latinvex – Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers

Latinvex named partner Lisa Alfaro to its 2019 Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers list in the Energy and FCPA & Fraud categories.  (May 2019)

The Daily Journal – Top Women Lawyers

The Daily Journal named partners Theane Evangelis, and Debra Wong Yang to its 2019 list of Top Women Lawyers.  (May 2019)

Daily Journal – Top IP Lawyers

The Daily Journal named partner Wayne Barsky to its list of the Top Intellectual Property Lawyers of 2019.  (April 2019)

Who’s Who Legal – Investigations Lawyer of the Year

Who’s Who Legal named F. Joseph Warin as Investigations Lawyer of the Year at its 6th annual Who’s Who Legal Awards. (May 2019)

Commercial Observer – Power Lawyers

The Commercial Observer has named Joanne Franzel one of five power lawyers of 2019. (April 2019)

India Business Law Journal – International A-List

India Business Law Journal has named Jai Pathak to its 2019 International A-List, featuring “the top 100 India-focused lawyers at international firms.” (April 2019)

Variety – Legal Impact Report Report

Variety named partners Scott Edelman, Ari Lanin, Kevin Masuda, Benyamin Ross and Orin Snyder to its 2019 Legal Impact Report.  (April 2019)

Denver Business Journal – 40 Under 40

Denver Business Journal named partner John Partridge to its annual 40 under 40 list.  (March 2019)

Human Resource Executive and Lawdragon – World-Class Employment Lawyers

Six partners were recognized in the 2019 Guide to World-Class Employment Lawyers by Human Resource Executive (HRE) magazine and Lawdragon. Michele Maryott, Eugene Scalia and Jason Schwartz were named among the 100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers in the United States. Stephen Fackler was included among the Top 20 Lawyers in Employee Benefits, and Jesse Cripps was named among the 40 Up and Comers in Employment Law. Catherine Conway was named to the Corporate Employment Lawyers Hall of Fame.  (April 2019)

Hollywood Reporter – Power Lawyers

The Hollywood Reporter named partners Scott Edelman, Ben Ross and Orin Snyder to its 2019 Power Lawyers list.  (March 2019)

BTI Consulting – Client Service All-Stars

BTI Consulting named partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., Jeffrey Chapman, Dennis Friedman, Elizabeth Ising, Brian Lane, Samuel Liversidge, Marcellus McRae, Jeffrey Thomas and Andrew S. Tulumello to its 2019 BTI Client Service All-Stars List.  In addition, Elizabeth Ising and Brian Lane were recognized as Client Service All-Star MVP for making the list for two or more consecutive years.  (March 2019)

The Daily Journal – Top 20 Cyber/Artificial Intelligence Lawyers in California

The Daily Journal named partners Kristin Linsley to its 2019 list of the Top Cyber Lawyers in California.  (January 2019)

Los Angeles Business Journal – Most Influential Minority Lawyers

Los Angeles Business Journal named partners Kevin Masuda and Marcellus McRae among its Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Los Angeles.  (January 2019)

Turnarounds & Workouts – Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers

Jeffrey Krause, partner, was named by to its 2018 Turnarounds & Workouts list of Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers.  (December 2018)

Hollywood Reporter – Top 20 Dealmakers

The Hollywood Reporter named partner Sean Griffiths to its “Hollywood’s Top 20 Dealmakers of 2018.” (December 2018)

Variety – Dealmakers Impact Report

Partners Ari Lanin and Benyamin Ross were named to Variety‘s 2018 Dealmakers Impact Report – the publication’s annual list that profiles the entertainment industry’s top attorneys, executives, managers and financiers.  (December 2018)

Denver Business Journal – Who’s Who in Energy

The Denver Business Journal named partners Beau Stark and Fred Yarger to its 2018 list of Who’s Who in Energy.  (December 2018)

JUVE – 40 Under 40

The German publication JUVE named Munich associate Katharina Saulich to its 40 under 40 list.  (December 2018)

LMG Life Sciences Names 11 Lawyers Stars

The 2018 edition of LMG Life Sciences noted 11 Gibson Dunn lawyers as “Life Science Stars” including Joseph Barbeau and Ryan Murr for Finance & Transactional; Wayne Barsky, Tracey Davies and Jane Love for Intellectual Property; Reed Brodsky, William Dawson, Stephen Payne, Sean Royall, and Jeffrey Thomas for Non-IP Litigation; and Daniel Thomasch for Product Liability. (October 2018)

Global Data Review – 40 Under 40

Global Data Review named Tim Loose to its 2018 40 Under 40 list.  (September 2018)

Daily Journal – Top 100 Lawyers in California

The Daily Journal named partners Theodore Boutrous, Daniel KolkeyAri Lanin and Debra Wong Yang to its annual list of the Top 100 Lawyers in California.  (September 2018)

Latinvex – Rising Legal Stars

Latinvex named partner Rahim Moloo to its 2018 Latin America’s Top 50 Rising Legal Stars list.  (September 2018)

The Recorder – Women Leaders in Tech Law

The Recorder named Kristin Linsley to its annual list of Women Leaders in Tech Law. Additionally, Christina Greenberg and Jennifer Rho were named among The Recorder’s Next Generation Leaders.  (September 2018)

The National Law Journal – Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech Trailblazer

The National Law Journal named Washington, D.C. counsel Jeffrey Steiner a 2018 Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech Trailblazer [PDF].  (September 2018)

Los Angeles Business Journal – Top Litigators in Los Angeles

Partners  Wayne Barsky and  James Zelenay were named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of Top Litigators in Los Angeles.  (August 2018)

 

Daily Journal – Top Labor and Employment Lawyers

The Daily Journal named partners Jesse Cripps and Michele Maryott to its 2018 list of Top Labor and Employment Lawyers, which features attorneys based in California.  (July 2018)

Global Restructuring Review – GRR 100

In the GRR 100, Global Restructuring Review recognized partners Saptak Santra and Jamie Thomas, and senior restructuring counsel Troy Doyle in its “Singapore Names to Know.”  (June 2018)

Global Investigations Review – Women in Investigations

Global Investigations Review  named partner Stephanie Brooker to its list of Women in Investigations 2018.  (June 2018)

Texas Bar Foundation – Gregory S. Coleman Outstanding Appellate Lawyer Award

The Texas Bar Foundation presented partner Allyson Ho with its 2018 Gregory S. Coleman Outstanding Appellate Lawyer Award.  (June 2018)

National Law Journal – White Collar Trailblazer

The National Law Journal named partner Stephanie Brooker a 2018 White Collar Trailblazer.  (May 2018)

Cybersecurity Docket – Incident Response 30

Cybersecurity Docket named partner Alexander H. Southwell to its Incident Response 30.  (April 2018)

Houston Business Journal – 40 Under 40

Houston Business Journal named partner Justin Stolte to its annual 40 under 40 list.  (April 2018)

C5 – Women in Compliance Awards

C5 awarded partner Kelly Austin “The Mentor Award of the Year for Advancement of Women in Compliance” at its annual Women in Compliance Awards.  (March 2018)

Dallas Business Journal – 40 Under 40

Dallas Business Journal named associate Andrew LeGrand to its annual 40 under 40 list.  (March 2018)

DCA Live – Rising Stars of Law 40 under 40

DCA Live named partner Chantale Fiebig to its 2018 Rising Stars of Law 40 under 40 list.  (March 2018)