Gibson Dunn included in US Legal 500 2022

June 22, 2022

Gibson Dunn received 55 practice area rankings, including 17 top tier rankings in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 – United States. Thirteen partners have been inducted into the Legal 500 Hall of Fame to recognize individuals who receive constant feedback from their clients for continued excellence. Twenty-nine partners have been named Lead Counsel in their respective practices, and a further fifteen partners have been recognized as Next Generation Lawyers.

The company achieved top rankings in the following categories:

  • Antitrust Law – Antitrust
  • Antitrust – Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense
  • Dispute Resolution – Appeal: Courts of Appeal
  • Dispute Resolution – Appeals: Supreme Courts (Federal and State)
  • Dispute resolution – corporate investigations and white collar crime defense (advising corporates)
  • Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes
  • Dispute Resolution – International Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution – Leading Litigation Lawyers
  • Dispute Resolution – Securities Disputes: Defense
  • Industry Focus – Environment: Litigation
  • Industry focus – Transport: rail and road – Litigation and regulation
  • Labor and Employment – Labor and Employment Disputes (including Collective Actions): Defense
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Media and Entertainment: Litigation
  • Media, Technology and Telecom Outsourcing
  • Real Estate – Land Use/Zoning
  • Real Estate – Finance
  • property

The 2022 Legal 500 Hall of Fame consists of: Jesse Sharf, Partner of Century City (Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate); Houston Partner Michael P. Darden (Energy Transactions – Oil & Gas); Partners in Los Angeles are Theodore Boutrous (Dispute Resolution – Appellate Body: Supreme Court, and Product Liability, Mass Torts and Class Action – Defense: Automotive/Transportation), Patrick Dennis (Environmental Litigation), Perlette Jura (Dispute Resolution – International Litigation) and Daniel Swanson (Antitrust – Civil Litigation /Class Actions – Defense); New York partners Peter Hanlon (energy transactions – conventional energy), Stephen Nordahl (media, technology and telecommunications – outsourcing) and Randy Mastro (dispute resolution – international litigation, general commercial litigation and senior litigators); and Washington, DC Partners Scott Hammond (Antitrust – Antitrust), Theodore Olson (Dispute Resolution – Appellate Body: Supreme Court (Federal and State)), Richard Parker (Dispute Resolution – Antitrust – Civil Litigation/Class Action Defense) and F. Joseph Warin ( Dispute Resolution – Corporate Investigation and Economic Criminal Defense).

The partners named as Leading Lawyers are:


  • Cynthia Richman, Partner in Washington, DC (Antitrust and Civil Litigation/Class Actions – Defense)

Dispute resolution:


  • New York partners Andrew Fabens (Capital Markets: Bond Offerings) and Douglas Horowitz (Capital Markets: Bond Offerings, High Yield Bond Offerings and Commercial Lending)
  • New York partner Scott Greenberg (restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate)

industry focus

  • New York Partner Nicholas Politan (Energy – Renewable/Alternative Energies)
  • Stacie Fletcher, Partner in Washington, DC (Industry Focus – Environmental Litigation)
  • Los Angeles Partner Deborah Stein (Insurance: advising insurers)
  • Washington, DC Partner Thomas Dupree Jr. (Transportation: Rail and Road – Litigation and Regulation)

Intellectual property

  • New York Partner Josh Krevitt (Patents: Litigation (full coverage))

work and employment

M&A/corporate and commercial law

Media, Technology and Telecom

real estate and construction


The partners referred to as Next Generation Lawyers are: Abbey Hudson (Industry Focus – Environment – Litigation), Benyamin Ross (Media, Technology and Telecoms – Media and Entertainment – Transactional) and Douglas Champion (Real Estate and Construction – Land use /zoning). ); The New York partners Anne Champion (Dispute Resolution – International Litigation), Joshua Brody (Finance – Restructuring (incl. bankruptcy): corporate law), Madalyn Miller (Industry Focus – Transport: Aviation and Air Travel – Finance), Daniel Angel (Media, Technology and Telecoms – Outsourcing and Technology Transactions), Noam Haberman (Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate Financing), Rahim Moloo (Dispute Resolution – International Arbitration), and Edward Wei (Taxes – US Taxes – Non-Disputed); San Francisco Partner Kahlil Yearwood (Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate Finance); and Washington, DC partners Michael Perry (antitrust – merger control), Molly Senger (labor and employment – labor and employment disputes), Saul Mezei (taxes – US taxes – disputed) and Terrell Ussing (taxes – US taxes – disputed) .

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