Gibson Dunn Adds Private Equity Partner Marwan Azzi in New York

August 2, 2021

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Marwan Azzi has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Azzi, formerly a partner at White & Case LLP, will continue his private equity practice, with a focus on energy and infrastructure and Latin America transactions.

“We are delighted to bring Marwan onboard,” said Barbara L. Becker, Chair and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “Marwan is a talented and well-regarded private equity lawyer. His arrival will deepen our bench in private equity, and energy and infrastructure, areas where we see increasing future demand. He also brings significant experience in cross-border M&A in Latin America and in the Middle East, complementing and strengthening our platform in these areas.”

“With his exceptional skill set, energy and industry knowledge, Marwan is a terrific addition to the firm,” said Tomer Pinkusiewicz, Co-Chair of the Projects and Infrastructure Practice Group. “Energy and infrastructure funds and private equity clients want to work with lawyers who have extensive, recurring industry experience, and Marwan’s stellar track record makes him an excellent fit for our private equity, energy and infrastructure clients looking to invest in the United States, Latin America and around the world.”

“I’m very excited to join Gibson Dunn,” said Azzi. “I look forward to working within the firm’s premier private equity practice and collaborating with teams globally to help clients navigate their most complex, high-value transactions.”

About Marwan Azzi

Azzi’s practice focuses on representing private equity houses, infrastructure funds and strategic clients on private, domestic and cross-border acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, and co-investments. He has a extensive experience in the infrastructure sector in the U.S. and Latin America and in cross-border M&A across Latin America.

Before joining Gibson Dunn, Azzi was a partner at White & Case LLP in New York since 2018. He serves on the board of ABANA, the Arab Bankers Association of North America, as Secretary. He is admitted to practice in New York and Beirut.

Azzi received his LLM from Boston University in 2007 and earned his LLB from St. Joseph University (Lebanon) in 2002.