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Joshua S. Lipshutz is a partner in the Washington, D.C. and San Francisco offices of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He practices in the Firm’s Litigation Department, and the Appellate and Constitutional Law, Privacy and Cybersecurity, and Class Actions Practice Groups. Mr. Lipshutz also serves on the Firm’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Lipshutz was profiled in The National Law Journal when it recognized Gibson Dunn as the 2019 Washington, D.C. Litigation Department of the Year, in both the General Litigation and Labor & Employment categories. Also in 2019, Mr. Lipshutz was named a Law360 Cybersecurity and Data Privacy MVP, and a Benchmark California Litigation Star. Prior awards include Law360 “Rising Star” appellate attorney (2015), San Francisco Business Times “40 Under 40” (2016), and Legal 500 Next Generation Lawyer (2017).
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