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Jai S. Pathak is a partner in the Singapore office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He is a member of the firm’s corporate department and its Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. Mr. Pathak established the Singapore office in 2008 and has served as its Partner-in-Charge through 2021. He has also served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Pathak has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, dispositions, privatizations, joint ventures, licensing, infrastructure development, as well as private equity and structured finance transactions. He has significant experience in the telecommunications, technology, banking, hospitality, oil/gas, pharmaceutical, FMCG and chemical industries. His clients have included governments, financial institutions, investment banks, multinational companies and U.S., European, and Asian companies. His practice has included projects in the United States, Europe, India, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Canada, Australia and China.
Mr. Pathak previously practiced with Jones Day since 1985, where he was a partner heading the transactional practice in Los Angeles and coordinating the M&A section for the California region. He previously served as head of that firm’s India practice and partner-in-charge of the Singapore office. He also spent more than a decade practicing in that firm’s London, New York and Cleveland offices.
Mr. Pathak graduated from law school with a B.A. in Jurisprudence (Honors) in 1984 from the University of Oxford where he also earned a M.A. in 1989. He received his LL.M. from the University of Virginia in 1985. He previously earned his B.A. (Honors) and M.A. degrees from the University of Delhi (St. Stephen’s College) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
University of Oxford - 1989 Master of Arts
University of Virginia - 1985 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
University of Oxford - 1984 Bachelor of Arts
Jawaharlal Nehru University - 1980 Master of Arts
University of Delhi - 1978 Bachelor of Arts
India - Bar Council of Delhi