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Joshua S. Lipshutz serves as Partner & Chief Operating Officer 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 is a member of the Firm’s Executive and Management Committees.
Mr. Lipshutz has been profiled by Law360 for his exceptional appellate experience (Appellate Practice Group of the Year), and in The National Law Journal in both the General Litigation and Labor & Employment categories. In 2022, Benchmark Litigation recognized Mr. Lipshutz on its inaugural Top 20 Labor & Employment Litigators list for the second consecutive year. In 2019, Mr. Lipshutz was named a Law360 Cybersecurity and Data Privacy MVP, and a Benchmark California Litigation Star.
Mr. Lipshutz’s practice focuses primarily on constitutional, class action, data privacy, and securities-related matters. A sample of recent and ongoing representations include:
Mr. Lipshutz’s cases before the U.S. Supreme Court include the following:
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Lipshutz received his undergraduate degrees, summa cum laude, in finance and systems engineering, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School, where he was Senior Articles Editor of the Stanford Law Review. 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. 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