Gibson Dunn Appoints Global Finance and Transportation and Space Of Counsel in London

April 18, 2024

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has appointed Mark Leverkus as Of Counsel in its Global Finance and Transportation and Space Practice Groups in London.

Mark is recognised by The Legal 500 Rankings in Finance: Transport Finance and Leasing, and has been named a “Rising Star” by Airfinance Journal. He was previously a senior associate in the transportation and space group of Milbank, and he has also been seconded to the legal department of a major UK bank, and to a regional aircraft lessor in Dublin.

Madalyn Miller, Co-chair of the Transportation and Space Group and Partner in the Global Finance Group at Gibson Dunn, said: “Mark’s experience on some of the largest and most complex aviation and space matters make him a great addition to the team and we’re pleased to welcome him to the firm. We are continuing to expand our Global Finance and Transportation and Space Groups and the London office is particularly important as we grow.”

Mark’s hire follows a period of growth for the firm’s Global Finance Practice Group, with other recent arrivals including partners David Irvine,  Trinh ChubbockKavita Davis and Ben Shorten in London, Jin Hee Kim and Doug Horowitz in New York, Chad Nichols in Houston/New York, Frederick Lee in Dallas, and Darko Adamovic in Paris.

About Mark Leverkus

Mark is an Of Counsel in the London office of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, and is a member of the firm’s Transportation and Space and Global Finance practice groups. His deals have won numerous awards from transport industry publications and ratings services, and include acting for financiers, arrangers, equity investors, leasing companies, export credit agencies and operators on a range of sophisticated financing, leasing and sale and purchase transactions, involving aircraft, satellites and other moveable equipment. He also has extensive experience in the trading and repackaging of such transactions, as well as in restructurings, disputes, work-outs and repossessions.

About the Gibson Dunn Transportation and Space Practice Group

The Transportation and Space Practice Group serves some of the largest aerospace, defence and satellite companies in the world as well as cutting-edge emerging technology businesses, and the private equity and financial institutions that support and enable their growth. Our aerospace and related technologies lawyers have a wide cross-section market knowledge and offer a strong and longstanding track record serving the traditional aerospace industry and supporting clients in various new and emerging technologies and markets.

About the Gibson Dunn Global Finance Practice Group

The Global Finance Practice Group serves clients around the world, including private equity sponsors, corporate borrowers, major financial institutions, and hedge funds. It includes more than 85 lawyers in our offices worldwide, advising on a broad array of financing transactions. The group works closely with mergers and acquisitions colleagues on acquisition financings and with the firm’s capital markets team. The group also draws extensively on the knowledge and skills of other specialist practice areas, such as environmental, tax, employee benefits, and litigation.