Michelle M. Gourley is a Partner in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department. Ms. Gourley practices general corporate and business law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate counseling.
Ms. Gourley has significant experience with domestic and international transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, round financings and buy-out options across numerous industries such as manufacturing, medical device and software.
Ms. Gourley also has significant experience in private equity transactions and has served as lead counsel in all facets of such transactions, including the acquisition, debt and equity offerings to investors and the financing by mezzanine and senior lenders.
Ms. Gourley regularly provides advice to senior management and boards of private companies in connection with their day-to-day operations.
Ms. Gourley graduated, magna cum laude, from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University (J.D., 2007). She held the position of lead note and comment editor of the Brigham Young University Law Review and was vice president of the Minority Law Student Association. Ms. Gourley earned her undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University (B.A., French, political science, 2004).
Ms. Gourley is fluent in Spanish and proficient in French.
Ms. Gourley is admitted to practice in California.
Brigham Young University - 2007 Juris Doctor
Brigham Young University - 2004 Bachelor of Arts