Joe Orien is a partner in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. His practice focuses on complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, growth and venture investments, minority investments, leveraged acquisitions, exits, complex strategic and commercial agreements, operating agreements and equity incentive structures, and advising on general corporate matters.
Previously Joe served as the General Counsel of Integrity Marketing Group, an independent distributor of life and health insurance products, where he advised the company on legal, business and regulatory matters, including several acquisitions. He has also represented a variety of public and private companies, investment funds and high-net-worth individuals and family offices in various industries, including financial services, marketing, infrastructure, retail and consumer products, energy, entertainment and technology, in transactions in size ranging from several millions to billions of dollars.
Joe earned his law degree summa cum laude from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Brigham Young University Law Review. He graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting from Brigham Young University. Prior to joining the firm, Joe clerked for the Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Brigham Young University - 2013 Master of Arts
Brigham Young University - 2013 Bachelor of Science
Brigham Young University - 2013 Juris Doctor