Gibson Dunn Adds Bankruptcy Litigation Partner Lee Wilson in New York

January 24, 2023

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that C. Lee Wilson has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office.  Wilson will continue to focus his practice on bankruptcy, M&A, and shareholder-related litigation.

“We are delighted to welcome Lee to the firm,” said Scott J. Greenberg, Global Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group.  “We are already seeing accelerated growth in the bankruptcy practice and do not expect that to subside any time soon.  With his deep experience and sophistication in this field, Lee is well-suited to help us meet this demand and will enhance our Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group’s position as a market leader.  I am excited to be reunited in working with Lee, and look forward to welcoming him to the Gibson Dunn family.”

“Not only is Lee deeply knowledgeable in bankruptcy litigation, but he also has significant M&A litigation experience.  Lee is extremely well-versed in complex commercial transactions and financial instruments,” said Reed Brodsky, Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Litigation Practice Group.  “He will be a tremendous asset to our transactional disputes practice, and will also support our transactional practices more broadly, both in New York and firmwide.”

“I am excited to join the team at Gibson Dunn,” said Wilson.  “I look forward to collaborating with practices across the firm’s platform, and am delighted to once again be working alongside Scott Greenberg, whom I have long regarded as one of the preeminent practitioners in the restructuring bar.”

About C. Lee Wilson

Wilson focuses on bankruptcy-related litigation, M&A-related litigation, shareholder litigation, corporate governance disputes, and contractual litigation.  He also frequently advises on securities and regulatory investigations and litigation, arbitrations, and other matters.  He regularly advises on contractual drafting and interpretation and potential litigation exposure in advance of M&A, private equity, and finance transactions.

In 2006, he graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served on the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology.  He served as law clerk for Chief Judge Danny Julian Boggs on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.