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Gibson Dunn Promotes 27 Lawyers to Partnership

November 4, 2021

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the company has elected 27 new partners, productive January 1, 2022.

“We are delighted to welcome this course to the Gibson Dunn partnership,” mentioned Barbara Becker, Chair and Controlling Husband or wife of Gibson Dunn. “Each just one of these lawyers excels at the follow of law and embraces the society of excellence, teamwork and collegiality that distinguishes our firm. They have tested themselves to be trusted advisors in their respective locations, improving the collaborative interactions we share with our purchasers. This dynamic team also signifies the deep and various bench of expertise across our worldwide platform. I am exceptionally very pleased of each individual of them and glimpse forward to all they will execute as our latest companions.”

We are particularly very pleased that this team is our most diverse class at any time,” included Becker. “With 12 ladies and 7 minority and LGBTQ+ lawyers, 63 percent of the associates elect are various.”

The new partners are:

Amanda M. Aycock (Litigation / New York) – Aycock’s apply focuses on elaborate commercial litigation, disaster administration, and regulatory and white collar defense and investigations, which include substantial expertise managing know-how, buyer defense, and info privacy matters. In 2010, she acquired her Juris Health care provider from College of Pennsylvania Carey Law University and a grasp of law jointly from the Sorbonne and the Institut d’Études Politiques (Sciences Po). She served as law clerk to Choose Katherine Polk Failla in the U.S. District Courtroom for the Southern District of New York.

Aaron K. Briggs (Securities Regulation and Company Governance / San Francisco) – Briggs signifies general public businesses and their boards, with a target in technological innovation and life sciences, on a vast range of corporate governance, SEC compliance, disclosure performance, shareholder activism and ESG matters. He graduated in 2007 from the University of Chicago Law School.

Courtney M. Brown (White Collar Protection and Investigations / Washington, D.C.) – Brown offers compliance counseling and advises company clients, senior executives, and boards of directors in connection with inner and authorities investigations involving a broad variety of subjects, which includes anti-corruption, anti-cash laundering, sanctions, and securities matters. She graduated from the University of Chicago Regulation Faculty in 2008.

Michael Q. Cannon (Tax / Dallas) – Cannon has a broad transactional tax practice, with individual emphasis on infrastructure and undertaking finance tax, mergers and acquisition tax, and investment decision money tax. He graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Legislation Faculty at Brigham Young University in 2012. He served as regulation clerk for Justice Thomas Rex Lee of the Utah Supreme Courtroom and for Choose Thomas B. Griffith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Megan Cooney (Labor and Work / Orange County) – Cooney’s observe focuses on work and course motion litigation, such as class and representative steps involving wage and hour violations, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and work misclassification. She graduated in 2013 from Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law.

Rachel Levick Corley (Environmental Litigation and Mass Tort / Washington, D.C.) – Corley’s practice handles a extensive array of federal and condition litigation, agency enforcement actions, value recovery scenarios, and administrative rulemaking difficulties. She graduated in 2013 from the College of Pennsylvania Law University. She served as legislation clerk to Decide Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court docket for the District of Columbia.

Colin B. Davis (Securities Litigation / Orange County) – Davis’s practice focuses on sophisticated company and business litigation, with an emphasis on merger and acquisition and securities litigation. He graduated from the University of San Diego Faculty of Law in 2010. He served as a law clerk to Decide Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Courtroom for the Southern District of California.

Quinton C. Farrar (Mergers and Acquisitions / New York) – Farrar advises private equity sponsors and corporate clients on a wide assortment of complicated company issues, such as mergers and acquisitions, asset product sales, leveraged buyouts, carve-outs, joint ventures and minority investments and divestitures. He graduated from Fordham Legislation College in 2012.

Cassandra L. Gaedt-Sheckter (Privacy, Cybersecurity and Info Innovation / Palo Alto) – Gaedt-Sheckter’s follow focuses on data privacy, cybersecurity and data regulatory litigation, enforcement, transactional, and counseling representations. She graduated from UCLA Faculty of Regulation in 2011.

Matthew A. Gibbons (Serious Estate / New York) – Gibbons focuses on representing main economical establishments, non-public equity funds and other institutional creditors in link with complicated true estate transactions throughout all genuine estate asset courses, together with originations of acquisition financings, mortgage financings, mezzanine financings and other subordinate personal debt, design financings, refinancings, acquisitions and inclinations of financial loans and financings of loans. His observe also features symbolizing institutional investors in link with acquisitions and inclinations of true estate, joint undertaking agreements and developments. He graduated from New York College University of Law in 2012.

Jason Zachary Goldstein (Enterprise Restructuring and Reorganization / New York) – Goldstein represents providers, secured financial institution groups, sponsors, and other functions-in-fascination in a extensive range of in and out of courtroom restructuring transactions, including in Chapter 11 circumstances. He graduated in 2012 from the College of Virginia College of Law.

Michelle M. Gourley (Mergers and Acquisitions / Orange County) – Gourley techniques typical company and company law, with a emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and typical corporate counseling. She graduated in 2007 from the J. Reuben Clark Regulation Faculty at Brigham Young University.

Darcy C. Harris (Litigation / New York) – Harris has sizeable practical experience symbolizing folks and businesses across a variety of industries in elaborate commercial litigation, interior and regulatory investigations, securities litigation, and white collar defense. She graduated from the New York University University of Legislation in 2009.

Claibourne S. Harrison (Mergers and Acquisitions / London) – Harrison’s practice focuses on non-public equity, actual estate non-public equity and mergers and acquisitions in the Uk, through Europe and the United States, which incorporates advising on joint ventures, cross-border transactions, strategic investments across a variety of sectors and industries, as very well as acquisitions and disposals of corporate genuine estate and CRE mortgage portfolios. He graduated from the Duke University Faculty of Law in 2003.

Patrick Hennessy (Mergers and Acquisitions / London) – Hennessy advises clients on a large assortment of corporate issues, which include intricate cross-border mergers and acquisitions, disposals, leveraged acquire-outs and joint ventures. He has considerable expertise in personal equity real estate and company actual estate transactions. He gained his LL.B. from the College of Southampton in 2002.

Roscoe Jones, Jr. (General public Plan / Washington, D.C.) – Jones focuses on selling and protecting companies’ interests right before the U.S. Congress and the Administration, including offering a assortment of general public plan solutions to clientele such as strategic counseling, advocacy, coalition creating, political intelligence gathering, substantive policy experience, legislative drafting, and concept development. He acquired his legislation diploma from the University of Virginia College of Regulation in 2003. He clerked for Choose Carl E. Stewart of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Julia Lapitskaya (Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance / New York) – Lapitskaya advises customers, which include general public companies and their executives and boards of administrators, on a wide array of securities and corporate governance disclosure issues, with a aim on SEC, NYSE/Nasdaq and Securities Trade Act of 1934 compliance and reporting demands, company governance very best procedures, yearly conference and proxy matters, shareholder activism matters, board and committee matters, ESG and sustainability disclosures and executive payment disclosure troubles, which include as part of preliminary community offerings and spin-off transactions. She graduated from the New York University Faculty of Law in 2010.

Vera Lukic (Privacy, Cybersecurity and Details Innovation / Paris) – Lukic’s practice handles a wide range of technological innovation linked matters, which includes knowledge privacy compliance and regulatory enforcement, cybersecurity problems, elaborate technology transactions and disputes, and other digital-similar initiatives, as nicely as privateness/IT aspects of M&A transactions, for clientele across jurisdictions and sectors. She graduated from the Paris-Sud University in 2004.

Amar K. Madhani (Mergers and Acquisitions / London) – Madhani focuses on domestic and worldwide personal equity M&A, corporate serious estate transactions and investments and private M&A transactions, which includes cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture money transactions. He graduated with an LL.B. diploma from the University of Nottingham in 2005.

Toren J. Murphy (Assignments and Infrastructure / New York) – Murphy’s apply focuses on infrastructure assignments, with practical experience in community-personal partnerships, task procurement, construction contracts, task bonds, project finance, TIFIA loan financings and acquisitions of infrastructure belongings, as nicely as many varieties of debt financing transactions in Latin America. He graduated in 2007 from the Syracuse University University of Regulation.

Lindsay M. Paulin (Federal government Contracts / Washington, D.C.) – Paulin’s apply covers a extensive array of federal government contracts issues, such as statements preparing and litigation, bid protests, government investigations less than the Bogus Statements Act, inner investigations, charge allowability, suspension and debarment proceedings, mergers and acquisitions involving federal government contracts, and compliance counseling. She graduated in 2012 from The George Washington College Regulation College.

Tiffany Phan (Labor and Work / Los Angeles) – Phan advises businesses in all facets of labor and employment legislation and has major knowledge in course action protection and elaborate employment litigation at the two the trial and appellate amounts. She graduated from the University of Chicago Legislation University in 2013.

Kristen P. Poole (Mergers and Acquisitions / New York) – Poole represents both of those community and non-public providers, as well as economic sponsors, in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, minority investments, restructurings and other complicated corporate transactions. She graduated in 2010 from the University of Virginia Faculty of Legislation.

Matthew S. Rozen (Appellate and Constitutional Law / Washington, D.C.) – Rozen’s appellate exercise features litigating and imposing arbitral awards and judgments versus overseas states and representing wellbeing insurance plan and electrical power businesses in large-stakes appeals. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law University in 2012. He clerked for Choose Richard A. Posner of the United States Court docket of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Eric Scarazzo (Cash Marketplaces / New York) – Scarazzo has a broad securities and capital markets apply that consists of funds boosting transactions, reporting obligations below the Trade Act, inventory trade compliance, and beneficial ownership reporting issues. He graduated in 2005 from the UCLA University of Law.

Jacob T. Spencer (Appellate and Constitutional Law / Washington, D.C.) – Spencer focuses on high-stakes constitutional, commercial, and regulatory matters in the demo courts and on charm. In 2012, he graduated from Harvard Law University. He clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas, Decide Diarmuid O’Scannlain of the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Sean K. Tierney (Actual Estate / Los Angeles) – Tierney signifies institutional and non-institutional serious estate investors, developers, operators, loan companies and borrowers in negotiating and structuring actual estate joint ventures, acquisitions, gross sales, developments and financings. He also signifies lodge homeowners and operators in relationship with the acquisition, funding, branding, and administration of resorts. He graduated from the University of Michigan Regulation School in 2012.