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Joshua S. Lipshutz is a partner in the Washington, D.C. and San Francisco offices of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He currently practices in the firm’s Litigation Department, its Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group, and its Class Actions Practice Group. Mr. Lipshutz was recently profiled in The National Law Journal when it recognized Gibson Dunn as the 2019 Washington, D.C. Litigation Department of the Year in the General Litigation and Labor & Employment categories. In 2015, Law360 selected Mr. Lipshutz as one of six “Rising Star” appellate attorneys under 40 to watch nationwide. In 2016, the San Francisco Business Times named Mr. Lipshutz to its “40 Under 40” list. In 2017, US Legal 500 named Mr. Lipshutz a Next Generation Lawyer for labor and employment disputes. In 2019, Law360 named Mr. Lipshutz a Cybersecurity and Data Privacy MVP. Benchmark has named Mr. Lipshutz a 2020 California Litigation Star.
Mr. Lipshutz’s practice focuses primarily on constitutional, class action, data privacy, and securities-related matters. He represents clients before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Supreme Court, the Delaware Supreme Court, the D.C. Court of Appeals, and many other state and federal courts. A sample of recent and ongoing representations include:
Mr. Lipshutz’s cases before the U.S. Supreme Court include the following:
Mr. Lipshutz served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States and the Honorable Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He graduated Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School, where he was Senior Articles Editor of the Stanford Law Review. He received his undergraduate degrees, summa cum laude, in finance and systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Before practicing law, Mr. Lipshutz worked as a principal investment professional at Silver Lake Partners and as an investment banking associate at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr. Lipshutz is admitted to practice law in the State of California, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Stanford University - 2005 Juris Doctor
University of Pennsylvania - 1999 Bachelor of Science
District of Columbia Bar