Gibson Dunn Ranked in 2017 U.S. Legal 500

May 31, 2017

Gibson Dunn earned 49 practice area rankings, including 16 top-tier rankings in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 – United States, and 28 partners were named Leading Lawyers in their respective practices with an additional 13 recognized as Next Generation Lawyers.

The firm achieved first-tier rankings in the following categories:

  • Antitrust – Cartel
  • Antitrust – Civil litigation/class actions
  • Dispute resolution – Appellate – Supreme Court (federal and state) – Appellate – courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state)
  • Dispute resolution – Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
  • Dispute resolution – General commercial disputes
  • Dispute resolution – International litigation
  • Dispute resolution – Securities litigation: defense
  • Industry focus – Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Industry focus – Transport: rail and road
  • Labor and employment – Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • M&A/corporate and commercial – Commercial deals and contracts
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Media and entertainment
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Outsourcing
  • Real estate – Land use/zoning
  • Real estate

The partners named as Leading Lawyers are Scott Hammond (Antitrust: Cartel), Daniel Swanson (Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions), Theodore Boutrous, Miguel Estrada, and Theodore Olson (Dispute Resolution: Supreme Court and Appellate), F. Joseph Warin (Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense), Randy Mastro (General Commercial Disputes, International Litigation and Leading Trial Lawyer), Perlette Jura (International Litigation), Brian Lutz (M&A Litigation Defense), Jonathan Dickey and Mark Kirsch (Securities Litigation – Defense),  Karen Manos (Government Contracts), Nicholas Politan and Peter Hanlon (Energy Transactions – Conventional Power), Michael Darden (Energy Transactions – Oil & Gas), Patrick Dennis (Environmental Litigation), Thomas Dupree Jr. (Transport: Rail and Road), Eugene Scalia and Jason Schwartz (Labor and Employment Disputes), Scott Edelman (Media and Entertainment), Daniel Mummery, Stephen Nordahl and William Peters (Outsourcing), Shaalu Mehra (Technology Transactions), Eric Feuerstein and Jesse Sharf (Real Estate), Amy Forbes and Mary Murphy (Real Estate Land Use/Zoning) and Hatef Behnia (US taxes – Non-Contentious).

The partners named Next Generation Lawyers are Cynthia Richman (Antitrust: Cartel), Matthew McGill (Dispute Resolution: Supreme Court and Appellate), Anne Champion (International Litigation), Alexander Mircheff (M&A Litigation Defense), Robyn Zolman (Capital Markets Debt Offerings), Stacie Fletcher (Environmental Litigation), Gabrielle Levin and Joshua Lipshutz (Labor and Employment Disputes), Benyamin Ross (Media and Entertainment), Daniel Angel (Outsourcing), Noam Haberman (Real Estate) and Douglas Champion (Real Estate Land Use/Zoning).