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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a full-service international law firm that advises on the most significant transactions and complex litigation around the world.  Consistently achieving top rankings in industry surveys and major publications, Gibson Dunn is distinctively positioned in today’s global marketplace with more than 1,200 lawyers and 19 offices.  With an equal number of offices in the U.S. and internationally, we are located in major cities throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America.

We are known for excellence in the practice of law and are committed to providing the very highest quality legal services.  We offer customized teams of lawyers and unparalleled, innovative thinking for clients with the most challenging needs.  Our sustained success in delivering exceptional work and responsiveness is built upon our deeply held values of quality, integrity, collegiality and mutual respect.  Because Gibson Dunn operates as a single, unified law firm in practice and culture, our lawyers work together across offices and countries to seamlessly provide clients with optimum, precisely coordinated advice.


Main Location

333 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3197
Phone: 213-229-7000
19 offices in 10 countries

Firm Attorneys

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J. Keith Biancamano J. Keith Biancamano Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Practicing in: Corporate Law
Practicing in: Corporate Law
Jonathan K. Layne Jonathan K. Layne Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Practicing in: Securities / Capital Markets Law
Practicing in: Securities / Capital Markets Law
Joseph M. Barbeau Joseph M. Barbeau Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Practicing in: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Practicing in: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Christopher D. Dillon Christopher D. Dillon Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Practicing in: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Practicing in: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Stewart L. McDowell Stewart L. McDowell Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Practicing in: Corporate Law
Practicing in: Corporate Law

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    Achievements

    "Top-Listed" National Awards
    "Top-Listed" in the US in Antitrust Law with 14 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" State Awards
    "Top-Listed" in California in Antitrust Law with 5 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in California in Criminal Defense: White-Collar with 8 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Irvine, California with 11 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Los Angeles, California with 46 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Irvine, California in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Los Angeles, California in Real Estate Law with 8 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in San Francisco, California in Antitrust Law with 4 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Irvine, California in Litigation - Securities with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Irvine, California in Litigation - Bankruptcy with 2 lawyers.

    "Top-Listed" National Awards
    "Top-Listed" in the US in Antitrust Law with 14 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" State Awards
    "Top-Listed" in California in Antitrust Law with 5 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in California in Criminal Defense: White-Collar with 8 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Irvine, California with 11 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Los Angeles, California with 46 lawyers.

    Clients

    Gibson Dunn aspires to handle all matters as partners with, and not merely as service providers to, our clients. We represent the majority of the Fortune 100 and more than half of the Fortune 500 companies. Our clients range from start-up ventures to multinational corporations in all major industries, including manufacturing, consumer services, hospitality and leisure, and technology, as well as commercial and investment banks, emerging growth businesses, partnerships, government entities and individuals.

    Client Comments

    "John Squires has excellent subject matter expertise and is a strong business advisor."
    - Manavinder Bains
    NYSE/EuroNext
    "Ray Ludwiszewski is an exceptional attorney. It is rare to find such a fine litigator who also has the policy background and judgment to provide excellent strategic advice on a wide variety of environmental, federal regulatory, legislative, and media relations matters. He understands the fundamental business priorities underlying the legal issues and how to effectively allocate the necessary resources to get the best results for the client. Ray is the kind of outside counsel that makes all of us in-house lawyers look good!"
    - Ellen Gleberman
    Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM)
    "Steven Klein is one of the most knowledgeable transactional real estate lawyers in New York. Beyond his subject matter expertise, he understands the essential elements in a transaction and has an ability to cut to the bottom line to get a deal done in an expeditious fashion while also fully achieving his client's objectives."
    - Carl Weisbrod
    New York University
    "Tracey is responsive, knowledgeable, and creative in her approaches to complex legal issues. She is a great go-to person for tough problems and can simultaneously manage budget constraints."
    - Laurie Hill
    MedImmune, LLC
    "Veronica is an accomplished attorney in terms of technical expertise and experience. She is also understanding of her client's business needs and objectives, more so than most attorneys. She is willing to give candid advice and react as quickly as the situation requires. She has a lot of credibility, both with me and senior management."
    "Highly talented, knowledgeable and responsive"
    "John Squires has excellent subject matter expertise and is a strong business advisor."
    - Manavinder Bains
    NYSE/EuroNext
    "Ray Ludwiszewski is an exceptional attorney. It is rare to find such a fine litigator who also has the policy background and judgment to provide excellent strategic advice on a wide variety of environmental, federal regulatory, legislative, and media relations matters. He understands the fundamental business priorities underlying the legal issues and how to effectively allocate the necessary resources to get the best results for the client. Ray is the kind of outside counsel that makes all of us in-house lawyers look good!"
    - Ellen Gleberman
    Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM)
    "Steven Klein is one of the most knowledgeable transactional real estate lawyers in New York. Beyond his subject matter expertise, he understands the essential elements in a transaction and has an ability to cut to the bottom line to get a deal done in an expeditious fashion while also fully achieving his client's objectives."
    - Carl Weisbrod
    New York University
    "Tracey is responsive, knowledgeable, and creative in her approaches to complex legal issues. She is a great go-to person for tough problems and can simultaneously manage budget constraints."
    - Laurie Hill
    MedImmune, LLC

    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

    Main Location

    333 South Grand Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-3197
    Phone: 213-229-7000
    19 offices in 10 countries

    Practice Areas

    Administrative / Regulatory Law
    Antitrust Law
    Appellate Practice
    Banking and Finance Law
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Biotechnology Law
    Commercial Litigation
    Competition/Antitrust Law
    Corporate Compliance Law
    Corporate Governance Law
    Corporate Law
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Employment Law
    Employment Law - Management
    Energy Law
    Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television
    Entertainment Law - Music
    Environmental Law
    Finance Law
    Financial Services Regulation Law
    First Amendment Law
    Information Technology Law
    Insurance Law
    International Arbitration
    International Trade and Finance Law
    IT Outsourcing Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Land Use and Zoning Law
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Litigation
    Litigation - Antitrust
    Litigation - Bankruptcy
    Litigation - Construction
    Litigation - Environmental
    Litigation - ERISA
    Litigation - First Amendment
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Litigation - Patent
    Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
    Litigation - Securities
    Litigation and Controversy - Tax
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
    Media Law
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    Patent Law
    Private Equity Law
    Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    Public Finance Law
    Real Estate Finance
    Real Estate Law
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
    Securities Regulation
    Tax Law
    Technology Law
    Telecommunications Law