September 8, 2020
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Roger Singer has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Singer, formerly a partner at Clifford Chance, will continue his investment funds practice.
“We’re delighted to welcome Roger to Gibson Dunn,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “Roger is a highly regarded funds lawyer who will add depth to our investment funds bench in New York and globally. His particular focus on the real estate sector will be very complementary to our premier global real estate group.”
“Roger will be an excellent addition to the firm,” said Shukie Grossman, Co-Chair of the firm’s Investment Funds Practice Group. “He is recognized as a leading practitioner in the private funds sector nationally, and his arrival presents our funds practice with an outstanding opportunity. His expertise with real estate funds in particular will provide significant synergies between our Investment Funds and Real Estate practices.”
“I’m excited to join the Gibson Dunn team,” said Singer. “Gibson Dunn has a compelling transactional platform that will serve as a strong foundation as I begin the next phase of my career. The Gibson Dunn platform, coupled with a truly collaborative culture, will be an excellent fit for me, both professionally and personally.”
About Roger Singer
Singer regularly advises sponsors of private equity, real estate, natural resources, infrastructure and debt funds, as well as funds of funds, with a focus on real estate funds. His clients range from first time fund sponsors to the asset management divisions of major financial services firms.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, Singer was the head of the U.S. Private Funds Group at Clifford Chance, where he practiced since 1996 and as a partner since 2006.
Singer received his law degree in 1996 from the Columbia University School of Law where he was recognized as a Stone Scholar. He earned an A.B. in politics with a certificate in American Studies from Princeton University in 1993.