Gibson Dunn Adds Leading Finance and Capital Markets Partner Douglas Horowitz in New York

April 4, 2022

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Douglas S. Horowitz will join the firm’s New York office as a partner.  Horowitz, formerly a partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, will lead Gibson Dunn’s leveraged and acquisition finance efforts.

“We are delighted to welcome Doug to Gibson Dunn,” said Barbara Becker, Chair and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “Doug is one of the most prominent and highly regarded bank finance and capital markets practitioners of his generation in the New York market, known for seamlessly guiding clients through complex lending and capital markets transactions.  He will serve as a strong addition to our leveraged and acquisition finance teams, a key step in continuing to expand our corporate practices.”

“We are excited to bring Doug on board,” said Aaron F. Adams, Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Finance Practice Group.  “Doug has established a stellar reputation as a technically excellent lawyer, a great communicator and a truly collaborative individual.  His market-leading profile and gravitas will enhance our strong leveraged finance team.”

“I am looking forward to beginning the next phase of my career at Gibson Dunn,” said Horowitz.  “I am eager to plug into the firm’s premier corporate platform to strengthen and lead the firm’s leveraged and acquisition finance efforts.”

About Douglas S. Horowitz

Horowitz focuses his practice on both capital markets transactions, including secured and unsecured high-yield debt, investment grade debt and equity offerings, and on lending and finance transactions, including leveraged loans, investment grade loans and asset-based lending.  He has significant experience with IPOs and other equity financings.  He regularly represents leading investment banking firms, commercial banks and public and private corporations in a variety of industries, including technology, media, telecommunications, industrials, healthcare, gaming, and real estate.

Before joining Gibson Dunn, Horowitz served as a partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.

Horowitz graduated from Cornell Law School in 2001, where he was a member of the Cornell International Law Journal.  He also earned his MBA from Cornell University in 2001.  He received his bachelor’s degree in economics and philosophy from Columbia University in 1997.