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Stephen I. Glover is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. Mr. Glover has an extensive practice representing public and private companies in complex mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity and debt offerings and corporate governance matters.
Mr. Glover was named the 2018 Washington, D.C. M&A Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America® and has been ranked in the top tier of corporate transactions attorneys in Washington, D.C. for the past fifteen years (2005 – 2019) by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers. Mr. Glover has also been selected by Chambers Global (2016-2019) as a top lawyer for USA Corporate/M&A. In 2019, 2018 and 2017, Chambers also singled out Mr. Glover as a “Star” corporate lawyer in the District of Columbia. In 2018, he was recognized by BTI Consulting as a BTI Client Service All-Star MVP for making the Client Service All-Star list in four consecutive years. He has been named as a top Washington M&A lawyer by The Washington Business Journal on several occasions. Mr. Glover has also been identified among “Ten of the D.C. Area’s Top Deal-Making Attorneys” by Legal Times.
Mr. Glover’s clients include large public corporations, emerging growth companies and middle market companies in a wide range of industries. He also advises private equity firms, individual investors and others. Selected representations include the following:
Mr. Glover is the author or co-author of several books, including M&A Practice Guide (revised 2017); Business Separation Transactions: Spin-Offs, Subsidiary IPOs and Tracking Stock (revised 2018); and Partnerships, Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances (revised 2018). He has written more than 60 articles and speaks frequently on corporate and securities law issues.
Mr. Glover is a member of the DC Bar Board of Governors, as well as a former co-chair of the Steering Committee for the D.C. Bar’s Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section. He is a member of the advisory board of BNA’s Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report and a member of the editorial board of The M&A Lawyer. He has served as D.C. representative to the New York Tribar Opinion Committee. Mr. Glover has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.
Mr. Glover was the DC Bar Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year for 2004. He served as a law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall in the United States Supreme Court from 1981 to 1982 and to J. Skelly Wright, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1980 to 1981. He earned his law degree cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was Managing Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Amherst College.
Harvard University - 1980 Juris Doctor
Amherst College - 1977 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar