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Evan Shepherd is a corporate transactional associate in the Houston office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. His practice focuses on representing public and private company clients and private equity sponsors (including their portfolio companies) in domestic and cross-border transactions, including M&A acquisitions/dispositions, joint ventures, spin-offs, private equity investments, venture capital investments, other strategic investments, securities offerings and related general corporate advice. He currently practices in the firm’s Corporate department, with a specific emphasis on strategic transactions.
Mr. Shepherd’s corporate representations include Kraft Heinz, NetApp, General Electric, Amazon.com, Mondelez International, Brown Forman, Viavi Solutions and Ziff Davis (formerly J2 Global), among others.
Mr. Shepherd received his Juris Doctorate from the NYU School of Law, where he was President of the Student Bar Association, editor of the NYU Law Review and recipient of the Vanderbilt Medal for outstanding contributions to the NYU School of Law, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science (Law & Public Policy) from the University of Louisville, cum laude. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Shepherd was an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in London, United Kingdom.
Mr. Shepherd is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Texas.
New York University - 2017 Juris Doctor
University of Louisville - 2014 Bachelor of Science
New York Bar