June 22, 2022
Gibson Dunn earned 55 practice area rankings, including 17 top-tier rankings in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 – United States. Thirteen partners were named to Legal 500’s Hall of Fame recognizing individuals who receive consistent feedback from their clients for continued excellence. Twenty-nine partners were named Leading Lawyers in their respective practices with an additional fifteen partners recognized as Next Generation Lawyers.
The firm achieved first-tier rankings in the following categories:
Legal 500’s Hall of Fame for 2022 consists of: Century City partner Jesse Sharf (Real estate and construction – Real Estate); Houston partner Michael P. Darden (Energy Transactions – Oil and Gas); Los Angeles partners Theodore Boutrous (Dispute resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court, and Product liability, mass tort and class action – defense: automotive/transport), Patrick Dennis (Environmental Litigation), Perlette Jura (Dispute resolution – International Litigation) and Daniel Swanson (Antitrust – Civil Litigation/Class Actions – Defense); New York partners Peter Hanlon (Energy Transactions – Conventional Power), Stephen Nordahl (Media, technology and telecoms – Outsourcing), and Randy Mastro (Dispute resolution – International Litigation, General Commercial Disputes, and Leading Trial Lawyers); and Washington, D.C. partners Scott Hammond (Antitrust – Cartel), Theodore Olson (Dispute resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state)), Richard Parker (Dispute Resolution – Antitrust – Civil Litigation/Class Action Defense) and F. Joseph Warin (Dispute resolution – Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense).
The partners named as Leading Lawyers are:
Labor and employment
M&A/Corporate and commercial
Media, technology and telecoms
Real estate and construction
The partners named Next Generation Lawyers are: Los Angeles partners Abbey Hudson (Industry Focus – Environment – Litigation), Benyamin Ross (Media, technology and telecoms – Media and Entertainment – Transactional) and Douglas Champion (Real estate and construction – Land use/zoning); New York partners Anne Champion (Dispute resolution – International Litigation), Joshua Brody (Finance – Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate), Madalyn Miller (Industry Focus – Transport: Aviation and Air Travel – Finance), Daniel Angel (Media, technology and telecoms – Outsourcing and Technology Transactions), Noam Haberman (Real estate and construction – Real Estate Finance), Rahim Moloo (Dispute Resolution – International Arbitration) and Edward Wei (Tax – US taxes – non-contentious); San Francisco partner Kahlil Yearwood (Real estate and construction – Real Estate Finance); and Washington, D.C. partners Michael Perry (Antitrust – Merger Control), Molly Senger (Labor and employment – Labor and Employment Disputes), Saul Mezei (Tax – US Taxes – contentious) and Terrell Ussing (Tax – US Taxes – contentious).