January 14, 2019
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Gerald (Jerry) P. Farano has joined the firm as a partner in the Denver office. Farano, formerly with Jones Day, will continue his energy transactions practice.
“Jerry is a terrific addition to the firm,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “His deep experience guiding strategic and financial clients through complex, high-value energy transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, fits well with our thriving Energy & Infrastructure Group domestically and internationally, while further enhancing our regional service for clients in the Rocky Mountain West.”
“Jerry is an accomplished transactional lawyer whose knowledge of the power energy space will further fuel our rapidly expanding market position,” said Beau Stark, Partner in Charge of the Denver office. “Throughout his career, Jerry has earned the respect of clients, counsel and senior leaders across the energy industry, and we’re very pleased that he’s chosen to continue his practice with us in Denver.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining Gibson Dunn,” Farano said. “For years, I’ve admired Gibson Dunn and its team of talented professionals. I look forward to building on the firm’s solid energy platform, which is a terrific fit for an energy practitioner like me.”
About Gerald (Jerry) Farano
Farano focuses on complex transactional matters in the energy industry, including domestic and international M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances, financings and energy and infrastructure development projects. He has extensive experience with energy-related M&A in the power sector, particularly in the purchase and sale of renewable, fossil fuel and nuclear generation assets. He also advises clients on significant electric transmission and other energy infrastructure projects.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, Farano was a partner at Jones Day in the D.C. office. Previously, he was also a partner at Winston & Strawn LLP.
Farano received his law degree from George Washington University School of Law in 1991 and earned a masters of laws in taxation with distinction from Georgetown University in 1992.