Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Denver office offers game-changing U.S. and international resources to clients in the Rocky Mountain region. Our team assists businesses on a wide range of matters including complex commercial litigation, business crime and investigations, M&A, capital markets, antitrust, and labor and employment.
Established in 1981 in an interstate natural resources expansion under the leadership of former Stanford Law School dean Charlie Meyers, our Denver office combines our resources as a global law firm with local knowledge. Drawing on Gibson Dunn’s renowned capabilities, our Denver-based lawyers function as leaders and integral members of practice groups around the world. Lawyers in our Denver office have deep expertise in industries including energy, manufacturing, private equity, financial services, travel and leisure, and telecommunications.
Gibson Dunn’s Denver office boasts one of the foremost litigation practices in Colorado. Our trial lawyers appear in both U.S. federal and state courts, as do our appellate practitioners, regularly briefing and arguing cases in the federal courts of appeals as well as the Colorado appellate courts. We represent clients across a wide spectrum of cases including general commercial litigation, directors’ and officers’ (D&O) liability, antitrust, insurance, and land and natural resources issues.
Our lawyers defend corporations and individuals in federal and state grand jury proceedings and before the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Denver office conducts U.S. and international corporate investigations and advises on establishing corporate legal compliance programs and codes of conduct.
The office’s transactional lawyers advise public and private companies in energy, telecommunications and other key Rocky Mountain industries. Our client work involves M&A, public and private securities transactions, corporate debt and equity financings, fund formation and structuring, executive compensation, corporate restructurings and general corporate counseling. Our lawyers are deeply skilled in representing issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placements, as well as buyers, sellers, investment banks, strategic partners and lenders in all aspects of complex M&A activities.
The Denver office represents clients in cutting-edge, high-stakes employment matters. We help employers handle their most challenging issues in a rapidly changing legal environment. Our lawyers defend claims across a wide range of topics including wrongful termination, discrimination and denial of benefits under the U.S. Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Client work also involves whistleblower actions, trade secrets, privacy, employment agreements, noncompete litigation, and employee layoffs and terminations.