Gibson Dunn Adds Finance Lawyer John Hartley in Hong Kong

March 6, 2017

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is pleased to announce John Hartley will join the Hong Kong office as senior counsel, where he will continue to focus on finance transactions.

Hartley was a partner at White & Case in Hong Kong, from 2008 through 2014, where he served as Asia head of banking, capital markets and restructuring and as office managing partner.  Most recently, he was an independent legal consultant in Hong Kong.

With more than 25 years of experience in Hong Kong, Hartley has been involved in almost all aspects of debt finance ranging from plain vanilla syndicated lendings to tax driven structures, leveraged acquisitions, securitization, real estate finance and capital markets.  He has been responsible for the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a number of significant, groundbreaking deals in Asia.

"We warmly welcome John Hartley to Gibson Dunn and are delighted that someone of John’s seniority and standing in the market has joined us," said Stephen Gillespie, Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Global Finance Practice.  "We are confident that his years of experience, high profile and outstanding reputation will enable him to make a significant contribution to the growth of our Global Finance Practice."