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Lee Wilson is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Business Restructuring & Reorganization Practice Groups. Mr. Wilson’s practice focuses on bankruptcy-related litigation, M&A-related litigation, shareholder litigation, corporate governance disputes, and contractual litigation. He also frequently advises on securities and regulatory investigations and litigation, arbitrations and other matters. He regularly advises on contractual drafting and interpretation and potential litigation exposure in advance of M&A, private equity, and finance transactions.
Mr. Wilson has deep knowledge of complex commercial transactions and financial instruments, and has handled matters involving contractual disputes, bankruptcies, securities fraud, corporate governance, shareholder activism, disputed mergers, derivative litigation, antitrust issues, executive compensation, and insider trading. He also has successfully advised and defended boards facing shareholder challenges, proxy proposals, and books and records requests. Most recently, Mr. Wilson was featured in Lawdragon’s 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers for 2023. Mr. Wilson was named a “Rising Star” in New York by Super Lawyers.
Mr. Wilson’s experience includes:
Mr. Wilson clerked for Chief Judge Danny Boggs on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from 2006 to 2007 before going into private practice. He received a B.S. in Math, B.S.E. in Computer Engineering and a B.A. in Philosophy, all summa cum laude, from Arizona State University. He received a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School where he served on the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology.
Harvard University - 2006 Juris Doctor
Arizona State University - 2002 Bachelor of Arts
Arizona State University - 2002 Bachelor of Science
New York Bar