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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 1,204
  • Gross Revenues: $1,466,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,215,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,045,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has 1204 attorneys and is the 18th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,466,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 11th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher ranked as the 15th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, NY, TX and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 11 0 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 11 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 20 -1 Lawyer head count
The A-List 3 2 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 18 11 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 57 9 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 7 -3 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 1 2 Summer programs

In the News

Boards' Lack of Cybersecurity Knowledge Puts Companies at Greater Risk: Study

Erin E. Harrison : Legaltech News : August 05, 2015

Corporate board members that fail to employ adequate oversight on cybersecurity matters are compromising their company's security defenses.

Mylan, Kirkland Ready to End M&A Conflicts Fight

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : August 04, 2015

After dodging a $40 billion hostile takeover bid by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and forcing Teva to dump its former transactional lawyers at Kirkland & Ellis, it looks like Mylan NV is finally satisfied.

The CFPB May Be Unpopular, But Is It Unconstitutional?

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 04, 2015

It's hard to see Consumer Financial Protection Bureau head Richard Cordray, who comes across about as menacing as Opie Taylor on the Andy Griffith Show, as “the very definition of tyranny.” But that's what lawyers at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher would have you believe in their constitutional challenge to the 4-year-old agency.

MoFo, Cleary, Gibson Dunn and Latham Have a Good Week

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 02, 2015

MoFo, working pro bono, secured a temporary restraining order against the release of more anti-abortion videos in the Planned Parenthood controversy. In other news, Cleary Gottlieb, Gibson Dunn and Latham had victories of their own.

Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : August 01, 2015

Weil's IP Practice Proved to Be a Talent Hothouse

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : July 31, 2015

Sonal Mehta is the latest to leave a legendary litigation practice that at its peak counted 120 lawyers nationwide.

Introducing the 2015 Women Leaders in Tech Law

The Recorder Staff : The Recorder : July 31, 2015

This year's list of 60 women includes 10 "power players" who are using their positions and achievements to advocate for women.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : July 30, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

Circuit Hands Samsung a Win and Apple a Setback in Same NPE Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : July 30, 2015

Apple waited too long to seek stay of a patent suit filed by Smartflash, the Federal Circuit ruled 2-1.

SEC Plays Gotcha in Case Against Baby Formula Maker

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : July 29, 2015

Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sometimes feels like small-time, gotcha-style litigation. Case in point: the $12 million settlement with Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. over marketing baby formula to health care professionals in China.

Two Suits Entwine Teva-Allergan-Mylan Pharma M&A Nexus

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : July 29, 2015

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical announced its $40.5 billion buy of Allergan's generics business this week, a move that saw the acquirer drop its hostile bid for Mylan NV, which it had pursued since April. While that cooled off a heated takeover battle, Mylan remains embroiled in a pair of suits, including a putative shareholder class action and another case against Teva's ex-corporate lawyers at Kirkland & Ellis.

Unwired Planet Fumes at Apple's Fee Motion

Scott Graham : The Recorder : July 28, 2015

The NPE says the only thing truly "exceptional" about the patent case it lost to Apple is the $15 million bill Apple now wants it to pay.

Judge Finds Hill's Book Infringed on TD Bank Copyright

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : July 28, 2015

A federal judge in Camden has ruled that Vernon Hill's 2012 book about his banking career infringed on the copyright of an earlier manuscript owned by TD Bank by lifting verbatim 16 percent of its content.

The Donald v. The World

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : July 27, 2015

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has a long track record as a litigant. A look at his forays in court shows a fondness for lawsuits at odds with GOP calls for tort reform.

Introducing the 2015 A-List

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Paul Hastings keeps its top spot in The American Lawyer's latest survey of the best of the best in Big Law.

In Supreme Court Advocacy, Big Law Still Rules

David L. Brown : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Am Law 200 firms get the lion's share of oral argument, an analysis finds.

The A-Team

Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The overall scores in our yearly A-List survey keep rising. But even among A-Listers, there's room to improve.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Dealmakers of the Week: Wm. Randolph Smith of Crowell & Moring and Richard Rosen of Arnold & Porter

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 27, 2015

Following the completion Friday of AT&T's $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, The Am Law Daily caught up with AT&T's go-to antitrust lawyers.

IN BRIEF: Chokehold Cop's Record

: The National Law Journal : July 27, 2015

A New York City trial judge has ordered disclosure of the disciplinary history of the police officer at the center of the Eric Garner chokehold case. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.

A-List 2015 Winners: Behind the Scores

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Who's Up, who's down, and how so many of the same A-List winners keep managing to come back for more.

2015 New Leaders of the Bar: The List

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2015

NY Board Backs $15 Hourly Wage for Fast-Food Workers

Associated Press/Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : July 23, 2015

The state's $8.75-an-hour minimum wage would go up to $15 an hour by the end of 2018 for some fast-food workers in New York City and in the rest of the state by July 1, 2021, under a proposal approved Wednesday by a state wage board.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100 Firms Circle Pair of $48 Billion Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015

Anthem's $48 billion takeover bid for Cigna and AT&T's successful $48 billion acquisition of DirecTV provided work for dozens of lawyers at Am Law 100 firms.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : July 23, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

Sweeping Protections Proposed Against Anti-LGBT Bias

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : July 23, 2015

Congressional Democrats on Thursday introduced a bill that would extend federal civil rights protection against sexual-orientation and gender-identity discrimination in employment, education, housing, public accommodations and other important areas of American life.

Morning Wrap: Jed Rakoff on the 'Highly Reputed' Carter Phillips | Cruz v. SCOTUS

Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : July 23, 2015

New York judge: The "chutzpah" of arguing that Sidley Austin's Carter Phillips failed to provide effective counsel! The bold, end-of-days declarations of Justice Antonin Scalia. Is he crying wolf? And Sen. Ted Cruz offers some solutions about what he sees as the "lawlessness" of the Supreme Court. This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.

Facebook Loses Challenge to DA Search Warrants

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : July 22, 2015

Neither state nor federal statutes give Facebook standing to challenge search warrants directing the social media giant to produce data for 381 account holders who were suspects in a Social Security disability fraud ring, the First Department said Tuesday.

Gibson Dunn's Mastro to Fight Wage Hike for NY Food Workers

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : July 21, 2015

Former deputy New York mayor Randy Mastro, who's already battling the city over the de Blasio administration's foam packaging ban, is picking a new fight over a proposed increase to the state's minimum wage.

Text and Social Media More Common in E-Discovery Production

Chris DiMarco : Legaltech News : July 20, 2015