Gibson Dunn Adds Capital Markets Lawyer Robert Giannattasio in New York

September 13, 2022

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Robert D. Giannattasio has joined the firm as an of counsel in the New York office.  Giannattasio will serve as a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Practice Group and Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Group.

Giannattasio has a broad corporate and capital markets practice representing issuers and underwriters on a variety of public and private debt and equity offerings, including acquisition financings, investment-grade and high-yield debt offerings, IPOs and follow-on equity offerings, and liability management transactions.

He has extensive experience with registered offerings, green, social and sustainability bonds, foreign currency transactions, and works in a range of industries, including industrials/automotive, media/telecom, energy, healthcare/biotech, crypto, consumer retail, and financial institutions.  He has led a number of complex cross-border transactions and regularly advises companies on securities law and corporate governance matters, SEC reporting, and disclosure issues.

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Giannattasio was a member of the Capital Markets group at Shearman & Sterling LLP.

“We are thrilled to have Rob join the Gibson Dunn team and bring his broad experience representing major investment banks and public companies to the firm,” said Andrew Fabens, Chair of the Capital Markets Practice Group.

Giannattasio received his law degree cum laude from Boston College Law School in 2013.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Taxation from the Fordham University Schools of Business.  He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and is admitted to the bar in New York, California, Massachusetts, and the Supreme Court of the United States.