Washington, D.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Washington, D.C. office provides a broad range of legal services in complex litigation at all levels, including regular appearances in the U.S. Supreme Court.  Our team strengths also include cutting-edge transactional work, labor and employment, internal investigation and enforcement matters, challenges to agency rulemakings, and congressional investigations.

Gibson Dunn’s Washington, D.C. office has been a leader in the community for more than 35 years.  Established in 1977 to headquarter Gibson Dunn’s international practice, the office served as a foundation for the firm on the East Coast.  Our clients include leading U.S. and multinational corporations, many of which are Fortune 100 and 500 companies.


1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-5306 USA

Tel: +1 202.955.8500

Fax: +1 202.467.0539


Dupree Jr., Thomas H.

Tel: +1 202.955.8547

Williams, Greta B.

Tel: +1 202.887.3745

Gibson Dunn’s Washington, D.C. office offers proficiencies in complex litigation, broad-based M&A and capital markets, internal investigations and governmental enforcement matters, compliance advice on U.S. and international legal issues, and more.

Our D.C. litigators are an integral component of our firmwide litigation practice, consistently recognized for its depth and acclaimed bench of lawyers.  The team is experienced in U.S. state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, handling every area of controversy across the United States.  The Washington office is home to a team of powerhouse appellate practitioners with a strong presence in the U.S. Supreme Court, where they have appeared on numerous occasions in the past decade in an array of cases.

Our D.C. lawyers represent industry leaders in all types of precedent-setting class action and environmental and mass tort litigation.  The Washington office is also renowned for successfully representing clients in challenging agency rulemakings.  Over the past several years, Gibson Dunn’s litigators have posted significant, high-profile victories striking down overbroad government regulations across a wide range of subject areas.

Gibson Dunn’s Washington, D.C. labor and employment practice is recognized as one of the foremost in the United States.  The group’s work consistently spans the full range of leading-edge, high-stakes issues.  Our antitrust lawyers handle major matters across antitrust investigations, mergers and acquisitions, and litigation before the courts as well as the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission.

Our Washington white collar defense and investigations practitioners have exceptional experience defending corporations, officers, directors and professionals in regulatory, investigative and court proceedings.  Many of these have involved U.S. federal and state prosecutions in a variety of substantive areas including securities fraud, antitrust, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, and general business crimes.

Gibson Dunn’s D.C. corporate lawyers have represented some of the largest IPOs, complicated M&A transactions and key proxy contests.  The team combines deep securities regulatory familiarity with sophisticated understanding and a practical approach.  We are consistently identified as one of the premier U.S. securities regulation and corporate governance groups.

  • Chambers USA ranks Gibson Dunn as having seven leading practices in Washington, D.C.: Antitrust; Corporate/M&A and Private Equity; Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation; Environment; Labor and Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; and Litigation: White Collar Crime and Government Investigations.
  • Benchmark Litigation 2015 recognized Gibson Dunn with the publication’s highest recommendation for our Washington, D.C. litigation practice.
  • The National Law Journal named Gibson Dunn the winner of the Mass Torts category in its 2014 Washington Litigation Department of the Year competition.