January 10, 2019
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Shireen Barday has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Barday, formerly with Kirkland & Ellis, will continue her commercial litigation practice.
“We are pleased to welcome Shireen to the firm,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “Shireen is a rising star, who is already a highly regarded litigator with an impressive background, a track record of accomplishments, and a thriving complex commercial litigation practice. She will be a strong addition to our premier litigation practice.”
“Shireen is a young star in the New York litigation bar,” said Randy Mastro, Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice Group. “She has already distinguished herself as a dynamic litigator with a focus on securities and complex commercial litigation that is a perfect fit with our litigation practice here in New York and firmwide.”
“I’m excited to join Gibson Dunn,” Barday said. “The firm is a litigation powerhouse. And on top of its deep bench, the firm’s culture is second to none with its focus on collegiality, teamwork, and diversity.”
About Shireen Barday
Barday practices complex commercial litigation and has served as a principal in a broad range of business and class action litigation, including securities and shareholder litigation, corporate control, corporate governance and derivative matters.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, Barday was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis. She served as a law clerk to Judge Rosemary S. Pooler of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 2010 to 2011 and to Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2010.
Barday received her law degree from Stanford Law School in 2008. She earned an M.A. in Political Science from the City University of New York and a B.A. in Political Science from Barnard College.