Aidan Taft Grano is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He practices in the firm’s Litigation Department and is a member of the Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group. From 2015 to 2016, Mr. Grano served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard C. Wesley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Mr. Grano has represented clients in numerous state and federal appellate courts. His cases have covered a variety of legal issues, including constitutional challenges, commercial contracts, regulation of common carriers, intellectual property, and international law. Mr. Grano also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing both parties and amici curiae in the federal courts of appeals.
Mr. Grano earned his Juris Doctor in 2013 from Columbia Law School. While at Columbia, Mr. Grano served as a managing editor of the Columbia Law Review and as a member of Columbia’s external moot court program, winning three consecutive national championships. In addition, Mr. Grano received Columbia’s Simon H. Rifkind and Archie O. Dawson Prizes in 2011 and 2012, respectively, both for excellence in moot court, and its David M. Berger Memorial Prize in 2013 for excellence in international law. Prior to law school, Mr. Grano graduated summa cum laude and with highest honors from Patrick Henry College with a B.A. in strategic intelligence.
Mr. Grano is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and the State of New York.
Columbia University - 2013 Juris Doctor
Patrick Henry College - 2010 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar