Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s San Francisco office advises local, U.S. and international clients across the full spectrum of disciplines including high stakes litigation and internal investigations, complex corporate transactions, real estate, land use and development and cybersecurity. Our lawyers support companies at all stages of business, from start-ups and new ventures to established multinational corporations, offering outstanding legal services to pioneers of the products and services that are revolutionizing the global economy.
Established in 1987, Gibson Dunn’s San Francisco office regularly provides counsel to Fortune 100 companies and Silicon Valley founders. Our lawyers have created an unparalleled combination of solid local service and international capabilities; through this experience we have established the trust and reliability that our clients count on. Our lawyers advise on complex transactions and leading global antitrust matters, act as trial counsel in securities class actions and SEC enforcement matters, and are involved in sophisticated, highly visible real estate and development deals.
Our trial and appellate lawyers are recognized experts who cover a broad array of subject matter including white collar defense and investigations, intellectual property, securities, corporate governance, real estate and privacy law. Other areas of particularized focus include life sciences, law firm defense, labor and employment, healthcare, and appellate and constitutional law.
Our team also provides client services in every significant area of antitrust and trade regulation law, such as civil antitrust litigation (including class actions), international cartel investigations and criminal litigation. We boast an IP department that represents some of the largest local technology companies, and has litigated — and tried — significant IP cases in courts throughout the United States as well as at the Federal Circuit and U.S. International Trade Commission.
The lawyers in our San Francisco transactional teams regularly represent Silicon Valley’s heaviest hitters in public and private matters, including make-or-break business deals. Recent corporate matters include M&A, equity and debt offerings, cross-border transactions, securities regulation, corporate governance, executive compensation and global finance.
The San Francisco office also has one of the largest real estate and land use groups of any U.S. law firm. We are proud to work on some of the most sophisticated financings and land use deals in the world. The San Francisco land use team has played a central role in several of the most significant development and redevelopment projects reshaping the United States, as well as the local landscape.
Gibson Dunn’s “client first” culture ensures that all of our lawyers remain involved with and available to our clients at all times. This is the cornerstone of our global and local practice and has resulted in clients entrusting us with their most challenging and significant legal matters.