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Patrick (Yunpeng) Xiong is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he practices in the Firm’s Corporate Department and is a member of the Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance practice group.
His practice is focused on advising public companies on U.S. securities regulation and corporate governance matters, including SEC compliance (e.g., Exchange Act and Securities Act disclosure requirements, Section 16 reporting, insider trading, Reg FD), state corporate laws and NYSE/Nasdaq requirements on corporate governance, shareholder meetings and proxy statements, shareholder proposals and other activism, investor and proxy advisor expectations, executive compensation, and other general corporate matters. He also has experience with merger and acquisition transactions.
Patrick earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he received the Jurisprudence Award in Contracts and the Prosser Prize in Venture Capital Finance. While in law school, he served as Executive Editor of the California Law Review. He also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and to the Honorable Gregory H. Woods of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Patrick earned his LL.B. in Law and B.A. in English from the Beijing Foreign Studies University and his M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, he was a corporate associate in the Bay Area office of Kirkland & Ellis.
Patrick is admitted to practice law in the State of California.
University of California - Berkeley - 2021 Juris Doctor
Johns Hopkins University - 2018 Master of Arts
Beijing Foreign Studies University - 2014 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)