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.
The American Lawyer named Gibson Dunn No. 1 in its 2016 Litigation Power Rankings, which reviews law firms’ performance in the publication’s Litigation Department of the Year competitions. December 2015.
In its 2017 edition, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business awarded Gibson Dunn 70 first-tier rankings, of which 26 were firm practice group rankings and 44 were individual lawyer rankings. Overall, the firm earned 263 rankings – 75 firm practice group rankings and 188 individual lawyer rankings.
In the 2017 edition of Chambers Global, Gibson Dunn earned 144 total rankings – 39 firm practice group rankings and 105 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, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. Chambers Europe 2017 awarded Gibson Dunn 33 rankings: 23 individual rankings and 10 practice group rankings. Chambers Latin America 2018 recognized Gibson Dunn with three individual rankings and one firm rankings. The 2018 edition of Chambers UK recognized Gibson Dunn with 15 individual rankings and three firm rankings. Gibson Dunn earned seven firm rankings and 19 individual rankings in the 2018 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific.
In the 2017 edition of Legal 500 – United States, Gibson Dunn received 49 practice category rankings, including 16 top-tier rankings, and 28 partners were recognized as Leading Lawyers in their respective practices. The UK Legal 500 2017 recognized Gibson Dunn in 14 practice areas and named eight partners as Leading Lawyers. The Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) 2017 recognized the firm in 9 categories in Belgium, France, Germany and the UAE, and recommended 19 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 14 categories in the 2017 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 German publication JUVE recommended Gibson Dunn’s Frankfurt, Munich and Brussels offices in the 2017/2018 edition of its annual directory. The firm was recommended in the Frankfurt and Munich regions and recognized in the Antitrust, Compliance Audits and Investigations, Corporate, M&A and Private Equity categories. The firm was also recognized in the EU Antitrust Specialists in Brussels category.
BTI Consulting ranked Gibson Dunn No. 7 on its annual list, the BTI Client Service A-Team 2018. November 2017.
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® awarded Gibson Dunn Tier 1 rankings in 135 practice area categories in its 2018 “Best Law Firms” survey. Overall, the firm earned 172 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 2017.
Gibson Dunn was named a 2017 California Powerhouse, noting that the firm “has helped high-profile corporate, tech and sports clients secure multiple billion-dollar deals and legal victories in 2017.” The list honors six law firms “that have stood out for their sizable footprint in the Golden State and their significant regional accomplishments over the last year.” October 2017.
The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 has recognized 156 Gibson Dunn attorneys in 48 practice areas. Additionally, 40 lawyers were recognized in Best Lawyers International in Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.
The Financial Times named Gibson Dunn as the winner in the category, “Innovation in Legal Expertise: Enabling Business Growth,” at its 2017 FT European Innovative Lawyer Awards. The publication also named London partner Ali Nikpay among the top 10 Top Innovators in Europe, which honored the “ten original legal thinkers in a fast moving world.” October 2017.
Gibson Dunn is ranked No. 5 on The American Lawyer’s most prestigious survey, the 2017 A-List, an annual ranking “20 firms that excel in diversity, pro bono, revenue per lawyer, and associate satisfaction.” August 2017.
NYSE Governance Services and global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, Inc., recognized Gibson Dunn in their 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. May 2017.
Gibson Dunn was named to the 2017 edition of The Latin Lawyer 250 for its Latin America-related work in six practice areas: Arbitration, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Litigation, and White Collar Crime and Compliance. April 2017.
At its annual awards, The Lawyer named Gibson Dunn the winner in the International Law Firm of the Year category. The judges said: “Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s clear strategy both globally and in the UK is delivering results, positioning the firm at the very top of the market.” The Lawyer noted that “The firm showed results based on a clear strategy of building a broad-based, international disputes and transactional offering in London on a US platform.” June 2016.
Law360 named Gibson Dunn a 2017 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 seven categories – Appellate, Competition, Privacy, Securities, Sports, Transportation and White Collar. January 2018.
Global Investigations Review ranked Gibson Dunn No. 2 in the GIR 30, its annual guide to the world’s top 30 investigations practices. October 2017.
The National Law Journal named Gibson Dunn to its 2017 Appellate Hot List, which recognized 20 firms that “posted hard-fought wins at the U.S. Supreme Court or in federal circuit courts.” October 2017.
The 2017 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 2017.
In the 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation, Gibson Dunn was recognized in seven 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 seven national litigation categories, the firm is ranked in Tier 1 in Antitrust, Appellate, General Commercial, Intellectual Property, Securities and White Collar Crime categories and in Tier 2 in Product Liability.
The Recorder named Gibson Dunn the overall winner of the 2017 Corporate Department of the Year. September 2017.
The Recorder named Gibson Dunn the winner in the Class Actions category for its 2017 Litigation Department of the Year competition and a finalist for the Litigation Department of the Year. September 2017.
At the annual LMG Life Sciences Awards, Gibson Dunn was named Finance & Transactional Firm of the Year in both the Corporate and M&A categories. Two of the firm’s deals also were recognized as Finance & Transactional Impact Deals of the Year. September 2017.
Commercial Property Executive ranked Gibson Dunn second on its 2017 Leading Real Estate Law Firms list. September 2017.
In the 2017 edition of Managing IP Handbook, Gibson Dunn was recognized amongst the top International Trade Commission (ITC) Litigation and Patent Contentious firms in the United States, and additionally recognized the California and New York IP practices for their Patent Contentious work. July 2017.
In its 2017 D.C. Litigation Department of the Year contest, the National Law Journal named Gibson Dunn as winner in the Labor and Employment category and as a finalist in the General Litigation category. June 2017.
Gibson Dunn was recognized by IAM Patent 2017 amongst the top patent practices Nationally and in California, New York, Texas and Washington, D.C. May 2017.
At its annual USA Awards, Chambers and Partners named Gibson Dunn the winner in the Intellectual Property category. May 2017.
BTI Consulting Group named Gibson Dunn as one of the seven top cybersecurity law firms in its 2017 report, “BTI Law Firms Best at Cybersecurity.” April 2017.
At its annual GCR Awards, Global Competition Review named two Gibson Dunn matters as Merger Control Matters of the Year. Microsoft/LinkedIn was named Merger Control Matter of the Year in Europe, and Marriott/Starwood was named Merger Control Matter of the Year in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. The Firm represented LinkedIn and Marriott respectively. March 2017.
Global Arbitration Review listed Gibson Dunn in the tenth edition of GAR 100, its annual guide to the international arbitration capabilities of law firms. March 2017.
Benchmark Litigation recognized Gibson Dunn as both the Appellate Firm of the Year and the White Collar/Enforcement/Investigations Firm of the Year. In addition, Benchmark Litigation honored AIG v. Coventry et al, among the “impact cases” of the year. February 2017.
Real Estate Finance & Investment named Gibson Dunn as the 2017 Law Firm of the Year for Innovation. The REFI awards are given to “recognize and reward those real estate finance professionals that have demonstrated exceptional performance and innovation over the past 12 months.” February 2017.
Gibson Dunn was ranked No. 4 in the 2017 edition of Global Competition Review’s GCR 100 – Global Elite, a list of the world’s top 25 antitrust practices. The firm was also ranked No. 2 among the top 10 cartel practices, and sixth among the top 10 antitrust litigation practices. Regionally, the firm was ranked as an Elite firm in the United States: California section; an Outstanding firm in the United States: Washington, D.C. section and a Highly Recommended firm in Brussels and United States: New York; and was listed among the top practices in the United States: Texas section. January 2017.
Law360 ranked Gibson Dunn No. 4 among the top 50 firms for litigation in its inaugural Litigation Powerhouse list, chosen for leveraging “their deep legal talent to score remarkable wins for their clients over the past year,” including “historic, precedent-setting wins in class action litigation,” “[j]aw-dropping jury verdicts in courts across the country,” and “[d]ramatic upsets on appeal.” August 2016.
David Feldman, a New York partner and Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s International Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group, has been named by Turnarounds & Workouts to its 2017 list of Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers. He was noted for his representation of SH 130 Concession, one of the largest restructurings of the year. The list features 15 U.S.-based attorneys and was published in the December 2017 issue.
Law360 named five Gibson Dunn partners among its 2017 MVPs: Thomas Dupree – Transportation, Drew Flowers – Real Estate, James Fogelman – Sports, Jane Love – Life Sciences, and Randy Mastro – Trials. December 2017.
Washingtonian magazine named nine partners to its 2017 list of the area’s “go-to” lawyers in their respective practice areas: Miguel Estrada, William Kilberg, Caroline Krass, Karen Manos, Theodore B. Olson, Eugene Scalia, Jason Schwartz, F. Joseph Warin, and Joseph West. December 2017.
Partners Ruth Fisher and Ari Lanin were named to Variety‘s 2017 Dealmakers Impact Report – the publication’s annual list that profiles the entertainment industry’s top attorneys, executives, managers and financiers. December 2017.
The National Law Journal named partner Randy Mastro to its 2017 Litigation Trailblazers list. November 2017.
The Denver Business Journal named partner Beau Stark to its 2017 list of Who’s Who in Energy. November 2017.
Partner F. Joseph Warin was named to Securities Docket’s “Enforcement 40” for 2017. October 2017.
The 2017 edition of LMG Life Sciences noted 13 Gibson Dunn lawyers as “Life Science Stars” including Joseph Barbeau and Ryan Murr for Finance & Transactional; Wayne Barsky and Jane Love for Intellectual Property; Reed Brodsky, William Dawson, Mark Kirsch, Marian Lee, Stephen Payne, Mark Perry, Sean Royall and Jeffery Thomas for Non-IP Litigation; and Daniel Thomasch for Product Liability. October 2017.
Partner Amy Forbes was named Real Estate Attorney of the Year in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law awards. October 2017.
The National Law Journal named partner Richard Doren among the 18 lawyers featured in its 2017 special report on Winning Litigators. October 2017.
Partner Benyamin Ross was named to Variety’s list of Hollywood’s New Leaders for 2017 featuring the “most prominent up-and-comers in the entertainment business.” October 2017.
At the annual LMG Life Sciences Awards, two Gibson Dunn partners were named Attorney of the Year in their respective practices: Joseph Barbeau was named Finance & Transactional Attorney of the Year: M&A, and Reed Brodsky was named Government Investigations Attorney of the Year. September 2017.
Global Investigations Review named partner Michael Diamant to its 2017 40 Under 40 list. September 2017.
The Daily Journal named partner Wayne Barsky to its 2017 list of the leading patent, trademark and copyright lawyers in California. August 2017.
Best Lawyers® named 13 Gibson Dunn partners as the 2018 Lawyers of the Year: Dennis Arnold – Los Angeles Banking and Finance Law, George Brown – Palo Alto Securities Regulation, William Dawson – Dallas Securities / Capital Markets Law, Stephen Glover – Washington, D.C. Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Barry Goldsmith – New York City Securities Regulation, Jonathan Layne – Los Angeles Securities / Capital Markets Law, Douglass Rayburn – Dallas Securities Regulation, William Rooklidge – Orange County Litigation – Patent Lawyer, M. Sean Royall – Dallas Antitrust Law, Gary Spratling – San Francisco Antitrust Law, Beau Stark – Denver Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Bradford Weirick – Los Angeles Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law and Meryl Young – Orange County Litigation – Securities. August 2017.
Partner Joanne Franzel was named to Real Estate Forum‘s Women of Influence list for 2017. July/August 2017.
Eight Gibson Dunn attorneys were named among Law360‘s Rising Stars for 2017: partners Tim Best in Life Sciences, Michael Diamant in White Collar, Michael Dubeck in Private Equity, Anita Girdhari in Transportation, Gabrielle Levin in Employment, Tim Loose in Class Actions, and Heather Richardson in Health; and counsel Rahim Moloo in International Arbitration. July 2017.
The New York Law Journal named partner Saee Muzumdar as one of its 2017 Rising Stars. July 2017.
Silicon Valley Business Journal named Alison Watkins to its annual 40 under 40 list. July 2017.
The Recorder named Stewart McDowell to its 2017 Women Leaders in Tech Law list. July 2017.
Partners Barbara Becker and Jane Love were named the winners in M&A and Life Sciences respectively at Euromoney’s sixth annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards. Additionally six lawyers were shortlisted in their categories: Lisa Fontenot (Media & Entertainment), Caitlin Halligan (Litigation), Mary Murphy (Real Estate) and Lori Zyskowski (Corporate Governance); and Anne Champion and Gabrielle Levin (Rising Stars in Litigation). June 2017.
At its annual USA Excellence Awards, Chambers and Partners named Randy Mastro the winner in the Litigation: Business Trial Lawyers category.
Chambers additionally honored partner F. Joseph Warin with the Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession Award. May 2017.
Legal 500 named eight Gibson Dunn partners to its 2017 United States Hall of Fame – Hatef Behnia, Theodore Boutrous, Patrick Dennis, Randy Mastro, Daniel Mummery, Stephen Nordahl, Theodore Olson, and Jesse Sharf. The list highlights partners recommended as a ‘leading lawyer’ in Legal 500 for the last six consecutive years. May 2017.
D CEO magazine and the Association for Corporate Growth named Robert Little the 2017 Dealmaker of the Year at their annual Mergers & Acquisitions Awards. May 2017.
Silicon Valley Business Journal named Lisa Fontenot to its Women of Influence list for 2017 featuring women who “have a major impact as executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders.” May 2017.
Dallas Business Journal named associate Olivia Adendorff to its annual 40 under 40 list, recognizing “the young leaders shaping North Texas.” May 2017.
The National LGBT Bar Association named associate Abbey Hudson to its annual Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 list. May 2017.
Six partners were recognized in the 2017 Guide to World-Class Employment Lawyers by Human Resource Executive (HRE) magazine and Lawdragon. Catherine Conway, Eugene Scalia and Jason Schwartz were named among the 100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers in the nation. Stephen Fackler was included among the Top 20 Lawyers in Employee Benefits, and Jesse Cripps and Michele Maryott were named among the 40 Up and Comers in Employment Law. April 2017.
Denver Business Journal named partner Robyn Zolman to its annual Top Women in Energy list, recognizing the top influencers in Denver’s energy sector. April 2017.
The Daily Journal named partner Perlette Jura to its 2017 Top 40 Under 40 list highlighting leading California-based attorneys under the age of 40. April 2017.
Concurrences Review recognized partner Rachel Brass and associate Caeli Higney at its 2017 Antitrust Writing Awards. Their article was selected as the winner in the Business category, Concerted Practices section. March 2017.
At its annual GCR Awards, Global Competition Review recognized San Francisco partner Gary Spratling with a Lifetime Achievement Award. March 2017.
Denver Business Journal has named Denver partner Robyn Zolman to its annual 40 under 40 list. March 2017.
BTI Consulting named partners Jeffrey Chapman, John Gaffney, Stephen Glover, Dan Mummery, Sean Royall, Steven Shoemate and F. Joseph Warin to its 2017 BTI Client Service All-Stars List, recognizing 319 lawyers “who truly stand out as delivering the absolute best client service.” February 2017.
Latinvex named partner F. Joseph Warin to its 2017 Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers list, which recognizes “the leading attorneys from international law firms that are involved in the legal business of Latin America.” February 2017.