June 18, 2018
Gibson Dunn earned 51 practice area rankings, including 18 top-tier rankings in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 – United States, and 31 partners were named Leading Lawyers in their respective practices with an additional 17 recognized as Next Generation Lawyers.
The firm achieved first-tier rankings in the following categories: Antitrust – Cartel; Antitrust – Civil litigation/class actions: defense; Dispute resolution – Appellate – Courts of Appeals; Dispute resolution – Appellate: Supreme Courts (federal and state); Dispute resolution – Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense – advice to corporates; Dispute resolution – Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense – advice to individuals; 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 – litigation; Industry focus – Transport: rail and road – regulation; 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; and 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: Appellate), Reed Brodsky and 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), Orin Snyder (Leading Trial Lawyer), Brian Lutz (M&A Litigation Defense), Mark Kirsch (Securities Litigation – Defense), Karen Manos (Government Contracts), Nicholas Politan (Energy – Renewable/Alternative), Peter Hanlon (Energy Transactions – Conventional Power), Patrick Dennis (Environmental Litigation), Andrew Tulumello (Sport), Thomas Dupree Jr. (Transport: Rail and Road – Litigation), Catherine Conway, Eugene Scalia and Jason Schwartz (Labor and Employment Disputes), Scott Edelman and Ruth Fisher (Media and Entertainment), Daniel Mummery, Stephen Nordahl and William Peters (Outsourcing), Shaalu Mehra (Technology Transactions), Eric Feuerstein (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, Civil litigation/class actions and Merger Control), Adam Di Vincenzo (Merger Control), Matthew McGill (Dispute Resolution: Appellate), Anne Champion (International Litigation), Alexander Mircheff (M&A Litigation Defense), Robyn Zolman (Capital Markets Debt Offerings), Justin Stolte (Energy Transactions – Oil & Gas), Stacie Fletcher (Environmental Litigation), Heather Richardson (Labor & Employment – ERISA Litigation), Gabrielle Levin, Joshua Lipshutz and Katherine Smith (Labor and Employment Disputes), Benyamin Ross (Media and Entertainment), Daniel Angel (Outsourcing and Technology Transactions), Douglas Champion (Real estate – Land use/zoning) and Noam Haberman and Kahlil Yearwood (Real Estate).